Negroni (V, GF)
+ Food-Themed Valentines
Happy Valentine’s Day, everyone! I hope you’re all looking forward to spending today with someone you love (Netflix totally counts right?) Regardless of who or what you’re planning to hang with today, it is without a doubt you’ll be in need of a stiff cocktail at some point. So of course, I’m going to share a red drink to stay on theme. It’s a Negroni, which happens to be one of my all-time favorite cocktails. It’s simple and elegant, but packs a punch..it is allll liquor. I love ordering them at different places, as every bartender makes their Negroni a little differently. But I also really am a fan of making this cocktail at home. The 1:1:1 ratio couldn’t be simpler, and the orange peel really knocks it out of the park.
Not to get too sappy, but I am so happy that you all read my blog. You’re my Valentines this year. I wanted to give every reader a Valentine because there are so many amazing food blogs, and any time you spend reading mine instead of the billions of others is so appreciated. I obviously had to find something food related, and in my search I discovered that apparently there are many vintage valentines involving hot dog puns (??) and a lot of food with faces. Pretty cute stuff, guys. Just fyi, I don’t own any of these images, but I do think they’re adorable and I wanted to share them in a handy way so I made little Valentine sheets! Click here and here to see them, print a million, and give them out to everyone you know!
1 oz gin
1 oz Campari
1 oz sweet vermouth
Add gin, Campari, and vermouth to a cocktail shaker. Give it a good shake and pour into a martini glass or a rocks glass with ice. Garnish with orange peel. Sip many.