54 GoodLifeFamilyMag.com NOVEMBER | DECEMBER 2018 HOLIDAY MULE Ingredients: ½ ounce simple syrup ½ ounce unsweetened cranberry juice 1 ½ ounces gin or vodka 2 ounces chilled ginger beer 1 rosemary sprig Orange slice, for garnish Sugared cranberries, for garnish Directions: Combine simple syrup, cranberry juice and gin. Pour over ice and top with ginger beer. Serve garnished with rosemary, orange wedge and sugared cranberries, if desired. MORE HOLIDAY COCKTAIL RECIPES CAN BE FOUND ON GOODLIFEFAMILYMAG.COM MAZEL TOV MARTINI Ingredients: Lime wedge Coarse sugar or granulated sugar Ice cubes ¼ cup cranberry juice cocktail 2 tablespoons (1 oz) citron vodka or vodka 2 tablespoons (1 oz) blue curacao 1 tablespoon fresh lime juice Directions: Moisten rim of chilled martini glass with lime wedge. Sprinkle sugar onto small plate, and dip moistened rim into the sugar to coat lightly. Fill cocktail shaker with ice. Add cranberry juice, vodka, curacao and lime juice; cover and shake. Strain into martini glass. SPARKLING CELEBRATION Ingredients 1/4 cup sugar 1 bottle Burgundy 4 oz. brandy 2 bottles sparkling wine 1 quart sparkling water Strawberries or raspberries Directions In a punch bowl, dissolve 1/4 cup sugar in the red Burgundy. Add the brandy, stir and pour in the sparkling wine and the sparkling water. Place a block of ice in the bowl, decorating the top if you wish with strawberries, raspberries or other fruit in season.