Farewell, Mr. White

Turquoise TippleTonight’s final episode of Breaking Bad will most likely leave me traumatized (I hope!).  I plan to mix up this luscious turquoise cocktail (totally legal) to help me get through it.  The recipe is from Cooking for Halflings & Monsters: 111 Comfy, Cozy Recipes for Fantasy-Loving Souls. Here, it could be renamed “Skyler’s Sweet Solitude” or “Marie’s Murderous Rampage”—we’ll have to wait and see how it all turns out…

Turquoise Tipple

  • 1 ounce coconut rum (preferred brand is Malibu)
  • 1 ounce hazelnut liqueur (Frangelico)
  • ½ ounce simple syrup (available in liquor stores)
  • ½ ounce vanilla vodka (Absolut)
  • ½ ounce blue Curaçao (Hiram Walker)
  • ½ ounce half-and-half
  • 6 drops orange bitters (preferred brand is Angostura)
  • 3 – 4 ice cubes

Place all ingredients in a bar shaker container.  Shake well and strain into glass.  You may serve over a few new ice cubes in a rocks or old-fashioned glass, or straight-up in a martini glass.  Serves 1.

I tend to like sweeter drinks; omit the simple syrup, if you like.  I’m hoping this will help you cope with with whatever tragedy Vince Gilligan has in mind.

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