The temps outside are hot, hot, hot.
That means one thing ... cocktails!
I'm not a personal fan of whiskey and other brown spirits, but Mr. McCormick loves the stuff. So I made him this pre-dinner cocktail from Martha.
3 tablespoons fresh lemon juice (about one lemon, depending on size)
2 tablespoons whiskey
2 tablespoons simple syrup
Make your simple syrup and let cool completely. In a glass, combine lemon juice, whiskey, and simple syrup over ice. Garnish with lemon zest. Add a splash of water if desired.
This drink is a fresh take on summer lemonade cocktails.
Pardon the poor photo. Drinks are tough to get right on my white counters.
Even though I could only stand a sip (again, not a whiskey fan), I almost liked it!
Mr. McCormick said it was good, so we'll all believe him:)