Ina Garten’s formula for 2022 states “drink more large cosmos.” And you can’t have cosmos without cranberries.
Ocean Spray, the farmer-owned cranberry co-operative, has Cosmo recipe variations if you are planning to spice up your habits for the rest of the year.
The 5-0 Cosmo
- 3 ounces Diet Ocean Spray Cranberry Juice Drink
- 3/4 ounce raspberry Flavored Vodka
- 1 Squeeze of lime
- Lime twist for garnish
Shake ingredients, except lime twist, until cold, in a cocktail shaker with ice. Strain into a chilled glass. Garnish with lime twist. Serves 1 (50 calories).
- 1 1/2 ounce vodka
- 1 1/2 ounce Ocean Spray Cranberry Juice Drink, any flavor, chilled
- 1/2 ounce fresh lime juice
- Lime twist, garnish
In a cocktail shaker filled halfway with ice, combine all ingredients and shake well. Strain mixture into a chilled stemmed cocktail glass. Garnish with lime twist. Serves 1.
- 1 1/2 ounces vodka
- 1 ounce Grand Marnier
- 1/8 lime (juice)
- 2 ounces Ocean Spray Cranberry Juice Cocktail
- Orange slice, garnish
In a cocktail shaker filled with ice, add vodka, Grand Marnier, juice of 1/8 of a lime, and Cranberry Juice Cocktail. Shake and strain into a martini glass. Garnish with orange slice.
Ocean Spray brand juices can be purchased at all major retailers and grocers, both in-store and online. Visit www.oceanspray.com for more information and recipes.