Thursday Night Nicoise Salad

Thursday Night Nicoise Salad
Allow all of your salad stars to shine on their own. Dress each component of your salad individually and pile onto a platter. Simple food is just so darn pretty. Make something like this whatever you have on hand!

Thursday, May 3, 2012

From The Alps To Your Lips


My love affair with St-Germain continues to flourish. 
Sangria Flora. A refreshing and summery wine cocktail that will put a smile on your face and make you believe that you’re the luckiest hummingbird in town. Fragrant, floral, fruity, flirty, fresh. Try saying that a few times over after you’ve had a glass or two. Try saying it right now. Laughs. Buy yourself (or someone you love - or someone you want to love you) a bottle of St-Germain and treat yourself to a bouquet of loveliness. Seductive. Delicious. Memorable. Elderflower blossoms are a pretty far stretch from your every day hops and barley, I’d say. Take note of the post I wrote about The St-Germain Cocktail. Sheesh, that was in 2008? 
My loves only grows stronger.

SANGRIA FLORA
1 bottle Sauvignon Blanc or other dry white wine
1 cup St-Germain
2 fresh peaches, sliced or diced
5-6 fresh strawberries, sliced or quartered
6 fresh raspberries, whole
1 bunch fresh grapes, red or green, sliced, halved or whole
Stir ingredients in a pitcher or carafe. Soak for approximately 15 minutes or longer. Serve in an ice-filled glass with more fresh fruit. . . created by Lynnette Marrero and slightly adapted here . . . Source: St-Germain
Try this with Prosecco if you're in the mood for a little sparkle. I've made it with apricots, apples and strawberries. The pitcher above was made with pears, strawberries and a Sicilian orange. I also added a splash each of apricot and orange liqueurs.  Be creative. Be fresh. And eat your fruit.
Chirp, Chirp
Love, Katie

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