Posts Tagged ‘Mardi Gras’
I have been known to dabble with gourmet Jello Shots but this is taking it to a new level and it is BADASS. Check this recipe out from our friends at Tablespoon.com. A King Cake vodka jelly shot.
12 (2 oz.) glass or plastic shot glasses
Betty Crocker vanilla ready to spread frosting for rims
purple, yellow and green sugar sprinkles for rims
1 3/4 cup prepared lemonade
4 envelopes plain gelatin
1 1/4 cups cake-flavored vodka
2 tsp sweetened condensed milk (up to 4 Tbsp can be used to sweeten to taste)
3 bowls (one for each color)
liquid food coloring (regular green, regular yellow and neon purple)
silver edible glitter for between
As an alcohol professional and a former New Orleans resident, I find it only fitting to post a quick note about this glorious day. Fat Tuesday is today so pour yourself a Bloody Mary, a Mimosa, and a White Russian (Note the word AND – yes, pour all three). Upon completion of these three cocktails, run around your office and throw Mardi Gras beads at all of your office mates. They will truly appreciate your holiday spirit and the gift of beads.
Mardi Gras refers to the events of the Carnival celebrations, the celebrations leading up to Ash Wednesday. Although Americans think of New Orleans, the