Friday, June 24, 2011

Last Call For Alcohol: Popped Cherry

Have you ever had one of those days where you just feel the need for an alcoholic beverage?

I have had one of those days!

The stress of everyday life has drove me to the need for relaxation.

I am not a drinker, but sometimes I really need a mood change. Do ya know what I'm talk'n about?

This drink not only hit the spot for my mood change, but it was quite refreshing (and I drank 2).

This is the perfect summertime drink.

Jam Hands

How cool is that?? I was featured at Jam Hands. My zucchini cupcakes were chosen to be featured.

Popped Cherry

1 c. ice
1 oz. maraschino cherry juice
2 oz. cherry vodka
4 oz. orange juice
3 maraschino cherries

Fill a glass with 1 cup ice, pour in the cherry juice, vodka, and orange juice. Stir to mix, and garnish with maraschino cherries.

"Who has woe? Who has sorrow? Who has strife? Who has complaints? Who has needless bruises? Who has bloodshot eyes? Those who linger over wine, who go to sample bowls of mixed wine.
Do not gaze at wine when it is red, when it sparkles in the cup, when it goes down smoothly! In the end it bites like a snake and poisons like a viper."
Proverbs 23:29-32

The soothing comfort of alcohol is only temporary, and makes us feel comfortable for a little while. Real relief comes from dealing with the cause of stress or anguish by turning to God for peace. Don't lose yourself in the drowning midst of alcohol, find yourself in God.

This recipe is linked to:
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