Garnishes for Drinks
 
Various ways of garnishing your drinks.
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Recipe type: Garnishes
Serves: 1
Ingredients
  • FOR FRUIT AND MILK DRINKS
  • mint leaves
  • lemon or lime slices
  • orange slices
  • maraschino cherries; on toothpick
  • whipped cream
  • candy canes
  • pineapple chunks; on toothpicks with cherries
  • strawberries, fresh; on toothpick
  • chocolate shavings or curls
  • coconut shredded
  • ice cubes with frozen fruit inside, or chunks of fruit dipped in lemon juice and frozen
  • FOR VEGETABLE DRINKS:
  • parsley leaves
  • watercress
  • celery sticks
  • carrot sticks or curls
  • lemon or lime spirals
  • scallions, spring or green onions
  • chives, chopped
  • paprika
  • black pepper, freshly ground
  • olives, black or green, on toothpicks
  • radishes, cut in spirals
  • FOR COFFEES:
  • cinnamon sticks
  • whipped cream topped with cinnamon or shaved chocolate
  • sugar
Instructions
  1. To frost glasses: Dip glasses into water, and while still dripping wet, place them in the freezer of the refrigerator.
  2. Leave them at least 2 or 3 hours.
  3. Sugar Frosted Glasses: (for fruit drinks) Moisten top of glass and rim area with a wedge of lemon, lime or orange.
  4. Just rub it along the glass edge, then dip in superfine sugar and place in freezer for a few hours.
  5. Moistener could be Grenadine syrup.
  6. Salt Frosted Glasses: (for vegetable drinks) Use salt along the rim area.
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