Classic Cocktail Recipes Every Woman Should Learn to Create ...

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Knowing how to make cocktails is a skill that will carry you far in life.

It allows you to whip up drinks when you have guests and will turn you into the life of the party at the same time.

There are lots and lots of great cocktail recipes out there, but these classics are a must-know for any savvy woman who wants to be the best entertainer on the block.

1. Bloody Mary

Bloody Mary

Hereโ€™s the best cocktail for serving at brunch or to recover after a night out on the town.

A Bloody Mary tastes great and is easy to make in large batches to share with your friends.

There are lots of variations on the recipe, but hereโ€™s a classic version you will love.

Ingredients:

Celery salt

1 lemon wedge

1 lime wedge

2 ounces vodka

4 ounces tomato juice

2 dashes Tabasco sauce

2 teaspoons horseradish

2 dashes Worcestershire

1 pinch celery salt

1 pinch black pepper

1 pinch paprika

1 celery stalk

1 lime wedge

Directions:

Run the lemon and lime wedge around the outside of the glass and dip in celery salt to coat the rim.2

Fill with ice and set aside.

Squeeze and drop the lemon and lime wedges into a cocktail shaker.

Add the remaining ingredients (except celery stalk and additional lime wedge) and shake with ice.

Strain into your prepared glass and garnish with the celery and lime wedge.2

Source: liquor.com

2. Cosmopolitan

Cosmopolitan

This classic cocktail is one that any classy lady will be able to make from memory.

The best part?

You get to sample your creations as you practice getting it just right.

Ingredients:

Ice

1 ยฝ ounces lemon vodka

1 ounce Cointreau

1 ounce cranberry juice

2 teaspoons lime juice

Orange zest

Directions:

Fill a cocktail shaker with ice and add the cranberry and lime juices and the vodka and Cointreau.2

Shake well to combine.

Strain into a chilled martini glass and serve with an orange zest garnish.

Source: foodnetwork.com

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