Wednesday, October 28, 2009

The Kiss of Death : Halloween Martini

'Kiss of Death', originally uploaded by miss.mallory.

Okay, confession time. This martini isn't really all that halloween-y. It's just tasty. The only thing that really makes it somewhat halloween reminiscent is that fabulous skull cocktail pick, and perhaps, the color. Other than that, it's refreshing, slightly sweet with a bite. Just how I like my cocktails. That's actually why I chose to dub it 'kiss of death'. I assume that's what death must be like, a mixture of something (hopefully) good (sweet), with a touch of sadness and mystery (tart). It's easy to slurp a few of these babies down in no time, plus, they're incredibly easy to whip up. Perfect for that all-night Halloween bash I know you'll be throwing, or attending!

Check back tomorrow for a gorgeous silver, white and black Halloween table setting to get you inspired for your holiday decor. The pop of reddish pink this martini packs would look fantastic against that muted table color palate!

'Kiss of Death' Martini

Serves 4


8 oz citrus of blackberry vodka
4 oz. pure pomegranate juice
4 oz. sweetened pineapple juice
Juice from one large lime (feel free to throw in some of the the peel in the shaker, I like to)


1. Fill one large martini shaker with ice, vodka, pomegranate, pineapple, and lime juice.
2. Shake vigorously for 30-60 seconds (I shake until my hands are too icy cold to continue).
3. Pour equal amounts in martini glass. Garnish with halloween pick skewered with tipsy cherries or fruit of your choice.

'Kiss of Death', originally uploaded by miss.mallory.



RachelleLouise said...

I have to say, I just adore the fact that you're a cocktail girl. Growing up around all non-drinkers I always wondered what the life of a cocktail maker/enjoyer looked like! You do it well, my dear! ; )