0 %. I’m waiting for these non-alcohol cocktails with anticipation! (I adore Meryl Streep as Juila Child.) Where do you get (or make) those straaws???????? We got you covered. Our motto is stay home and make something and we hope our site will inspire you to do just that. *To make cucumber water simply fill a small pitcher with water and add 1-2 large sliced cucumbers. , Wow what a great idea! Have it with some cucumber, ice, lots of mint leaves, lemonade and lots of strawberries! I conquered more fears than I can count last week. Oh my gosh I LOVE gimlets! This cocktail reflects the past influence of the British Empire in India. http://ahopelessnotebook.blogspot.com/. Add Swoon and spirit (or club soda). x, It sound pretty good. She’s so adorable! Slice four 1/4-inch-thick slices from 1 cucumber. This sounds fabulous! I am a sucker for anything citrus so I enjoy a gimlet now and again, it's kind of like my favorite drink of all time—a Sidecar. Wishing I could go on a dreamy tropical vacation, Ya know when you open up a can of tomato paste jus, Just in time for Memorial Day weekend, these adora. Miam miam Il faut que j’essaie! I love mint ^^ Thanks a lot for sharing xx, Don’t really like gin but it looks delicious, maybe I’ll give it a try , http://www.creativityandchocolate.blogspot.com. can’t wait to try this!! SO there’s another use for it . I never knew anything about her before, but I feel like I won’t be able to get enough of her now. Feel free to adjust the sweetness level by adding more or less syrup. wow. Cucumber Simple Syrup: Use your SpiraLife to spiral a 2-inch piece of cucumber. Peel and coarsely chop remaining cucumbers; transfer to processor and purée until smooth. We love gimlets for a lot of reasons: they’re delicious, refreshing and one of the lighter cocktails you can order at happy hour. ooh this sounds like a lovely variation on a gimlet – thank you! It’s wonderful! This looks and sounds so good, just my kind of drink. and i love your bronze nail polish. . Cookouts. Garnish with sliced cucumber and a lime wedge. Just in time for some fantastic end of summer drinks on the deck. It’s a gin based alcohol and so British! I am loving the mint in all of the beverages this year. The protagonist of that story, Julie, is often drinking gimlets. Also, if your not a alcohol drinker don't worry! In a shaker or a mason jar, combine the gin, cucumber water, juice from 1 lime, and syrup and shake well. And now I think I am going to have to try this drink as a new wife in the kitchen. . Garnish each with mint. 2.6 g Strain into a coupé glass if you want to look fancy, but any glass will do in a pinch. Freshly squeezed lime juice 1 oz. Hendricks gin is so delicious! Cucumber Mint Gimlet 4 oz. But let's focus on the Cucumber and Mint gimlets for a second.First we need to make some mint simple syrup. Add 1 cup mint leaves; remove from heat. Dumb question, if I only have dried mint, would I use more or less in the syrup? Fill the shaker with ice and pour over the gin and lime juice. That looks really tasty! This looks utterly perfect. Will definitely try! this sounds amazing! I love your drinks :)), Hendricks Gin is my favourite in the world – Perfect just with lime, soda and LOOOOTS of ice. Cucumber Gimlet Ingredients: 1 ½ oz. orange/lime/gin is one of my favorite flavor combos! http://fashionananthropologicalpointofview.blogspot.ca/, I just watched that movie again over my honeymoon! thanks ladies! This weekend my boyfriend made shots with Earl Grey-infused gin, lemon and simple syrup…they were really more like miniature cocktails and sooo good. Muddle cucumber and mint. See it here: I love the idea of serving drinks in mason jars! I have been making a lot of mint syrup this summer – mostly for the best Mint Juleps in the world! I love it and I agree! Apparently I have been in the mood for refreshing cocktails lately. I've been reading. Cucumber Mint Gimlet. I’ll have to try ti gimlet when I feel like being fancy. Pour into two glasses filled with ice. I love cucumber gin tonics so I’m sure I’ll love this one! A gin gimlet is my favourite cocktail and funnily enough, like you, I first heard of them in a book – the novels of Haruki Murakami have quite a few characters who drink them and they always sounded so appealing! Shake with ice and strain into a glass. Long time no see! I’m preparing this right now!! Perfect for a long hot day. oh this sounds like heaven. 4 1/2 cups Cucumber Gin; 2 1/4 cups fresh lime juice; 1 cup Mint Simple Syrup; Garnish – thin sliced cucumber rounds and/or fresh mint sprigs; The base mix for the gimlet can be made ahead of time and stored in the refrigerator or on ice. We planned to leave on Wednesday but left a day early due to the weather. Love everything citrus . Your pictures always make everything look so YUMMY! Strain out the mint and store your syrup in a jar in the refrigerator.