Negroni Punch, Guy’s Tequila BBQ Sauce- May/June 2016

Featured Warm Weather Party Drink

Negroni Punch

The ideal summer party punch

 

4 cups assorted berries, sliced apricots, peached, pitted cherries

2-4 TBSP sugar                                                        1 cup Campari

1 cup sweet vermouth                                             1 cup gin

2- 750ml. chilled prosecco                                     ice cubes

 

Place fruit in a large punch bowl and sprinkle with sugar to taste. Stir and let stand 10 minutes. Add all remaining ingredients except ice cubes. Divide punch among 8 tall ice-filled glasses and serve.  8 servings

 

Recipe of the Month

tequila bbq sauce

Guy Fieri’s Tequila BBQ Sauce

It’s time to fire up that grill!

 

1 dried chile                                                              1- 6oz. can of tomato paste

1 cup light brown sugar                                          ½ cup white tequila

¼ cup fresh lime juice                                             2 minced garlic cloves

1 TBSP dark molasses                                            salt and pepper

Place dried chile in bowl with ¼ cup hot water. In medium saucepan combine paste, sugar, tequila, lime juice, garlic and molasses. Stir well and bring to a gentle simmer over low heat. Add chile and soaking water; season with salt and pepper and simmer 2 to 3 minutes. Process with blender until smooth. Makes 2 cups.