Christmas is just around the corner, folks. The long-awaited holiday season is finally here. The scent of cake fills the air. The streets are cheering for Christmas and we are all waiting for that Christmas miracle. Oh, it’s time to feast on delicious food and spend a gala night with friends and family. So are you ready to host a party? Most of all, of course, the menu and drinks. Few would argue that a lip smacking cocktail is sure to please the crowd. Recipe courtesy of Padma Lakshmi.
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“Before the potluck panic kicked in, I wanted to share a super simple (yet complex flavored) batch cocktail that I keep coming back to year after year,” she wrote in the caption. Cocktail Name: Company Drink. It makes no sense to speculate on the reason behind its name. Of course, it’s a crowd pleaser. To prepare a Company Drink cocktail, simply mix grapefruit, tangerine and lime juice with jalapeño pickle juice, club soda and lots of tequila. The TV show host and author likes to call it the “#tangytarthotandsweet cocktail.”
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Padma Lakshmi does not take measurements to prepare Company Drinks cocktails. She added “1 part tequila, 1 part grapefruit juice, 2 parts tangerine juice” to her pot or pitcher of cocktails. Mix it and squeeze a generous amount of lime. Add a touch of jalapeno pickle brine her club soda to the cocktail.
The recipe doesn’t stop there. Padma Lakshmi also shared a pro tip to add soda just before serving to enhance the flavor of the drink. She added: Finally, add some soda and ice. Tajine-rimmed glasses are always a nice touch too. ”
Why not try this cocktail recipe for Christmas 2022?
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