This complex and sweet – but not too sweet – cocktail pairs perfectly with the comforting foods of the colder months.
By Bowen Close
- 1½ oz. gin
- ½ oz. (1 Tbsp.) lime juice
- ½ oz. (1 Tbsp.) honey
- Orange peel and Maraschino cherry, for garnish
- Combine gin, lime juice, and honey in a shaker filled with ice. Shake and strain into a cocktail glass.
- Garnish with a strip of orange peel (made easily with a vegetable peeler) and a Maraschino cherry.
Bowen Close believes that food should make people happy and healthy, and loves bringing together people with creative, delicious food made from the heart. She loves making farm-inspired, flavorful dishes with sustainable ingredients - whether that's a big plate of roasted veggies, a towering chocolate layer cake, or a cocktail utilizing backyard ingredients - and collects recipes and other food-related stories on her website, Bowen Appétit. She is a chef, cooking instructor, and food writer living in Southern California with her husband and fully stocked pantry.