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Bring in the New Year with this Shimmering Gingersnap Martini

Here's a simple, yet elegant, cocktail to help you being in the New Year in Style!

Shimmering Gingersnap Martini!

Shimmering Gingersnap Martini

This Holiday inspired martini adds a fresh approach to an old standard. The Shimmer Sugar coated rim adds bit of fun to your cocktail and is the perfect way to toast in the New Year. Cheers!

Recipe by Jennifer Hill Booker

Your Resident Gourmet

Yields 1 Gingersnap Martini


Crushed ice

1 ½ oz orange flavored vodka

1 oz ginger liqueur

1 teaspoon simple syrup

3 oz dry Champagne


1 tablespoon Shimmer Sugar*

Orange peel

Sliver of fresh ginger


Wet the rim of the martini glass with orange wedge.

Dip in saucer of Shimmer Sugar. Set aside.

Fill a cocktail shaker with crushed ice.

Add vodka, liqueur, and simple syrup.

Shake vigorously and strain into rimmed martini glass.

Top with Champagne and Garnish with twist of orange peel and ginger.


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Chef Jennifer's

Cooking Tips:


Plan your menu around your grocer's weekly sales ad. Your ingredients will be in stock, in season, and on sale!


Shop, Cook & Eat Seasonally. In-season produce is fresh, inexpensive, and tasty!


Cook Once & Eat Twice. Cook a double batch of dishes like soups, beans and chili-for those days you don't feel like cooking!

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