Thursday, October 28, 2010

crazy cocktailin'

so i have this liquor cabinet
that seems to have more going in
than coming out
i have these grand ideas
about having cocktails before dinner
or the two martini lunch
but i just never seem to get around to it
i am extremely well prepared
lets say
there were a disaster
 the best survival tool was a cocktail
we would live forever

i was browsing my google reader
and saw this post from scary mommy
which encouraged me to hit the bottle

i have a lot of candy corn lying about
so it was a natural choice

candy cocktails
1 cup of candy
2-3 cups of vodka or rum
put in a mason jar and let sit for at least 2 days
strain and bottle

one jar with vodka
and the other
with rum

i now firmly believe that
candy corn rum
should be the requisite 
pirate tipple
it is really, really good
get depp on the phone

*i am experimenting with some other flavors and will post them soon (sneak preview...toasted marshmallow vodka)


  1. Ooo I don't drink much, but that sounds really good :)

  2. wow! that is so cool! I'm not a fan of vodka unless it's flavored...that could be interesting to experiment with various vodka flavors :-) I have to try this with rum!

  3. Oooh, that sounds YUMMY! Who knew it was so simple to make your own infused vodkas and rums?!?! I just found a ton of fab cocktail recipes in Sandra Lee's current magazine...and was thinking I need to have a cocktail party! Thanks for visiting my blog...have a cocktail and forget about christmas :)

  4. Sounds so yummy! I am just like you,when it comes to the alchohol. I think it's because the way we were raised and everyone had a stocked alchol cabinet. Well if we have an emergency at least we will be able to relax.

  5. I am not a big drinker of spirits but that does sound quite delicious and perfect for a Christmas treat! Thanks for the link too-I will check it out.

    Best wishes and happy weekend,

  6. Brilliant! I think a Red Hots version would be good too!

  7. I don't celebrate Halloween but if I did, this would be just the candy to have! Thanks!

  8. What a fun and creative idea! Please update if you find more flavors. I'm thinking this might be a very fun (adult) holiday/housewarming treat. I don't even like candy corn but I imagine it tastes sweet and the color is fabulous!

    I found you via Tatertots btw.

  9. I'm always tempted to give these kinds of recipes a try, but then I stop thinking that I'll never use them. I am not a huge fan of candy corn, but it sure does look pretty :D Have you seen the one where someone used skittles? They split each color into a different bottle. I can't wait to hear the toasted marshmallow recipe, I think that's the one I'd definitely use!


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