Orange Creamsicle With A Kick
Tomorrow is National Grand Marnier Day and this is the perfect cocktail after a hot day to cool off with! Back in the old days when I ran the dining room at the Charter House Restaurant down by St. Pete Florida, I would end my evening with a nice glass of brandy and once in awhile have a glass of Grand Marnier. Haven’t had any in a long time now and maybe that will have to change when we get to town next time! Of course there were times I would just add a little something in my coffee like Kahlua just to take the edge off of a long, busy evening of taking care of some very uppity patrons, you know the kind, the ones you can never please no matter what you do!
Of course, I did meet some very well known people when I was there, from actors, a military spy whose name slips from my mind right now, but if I could recall it, you would know who I was talking about, well if you are old enough like me! I also met an ex-football player who played for the Washington Redskins who I actually dated a couple of times, before I met husband of course. The Charter House Restaurant was also where parts of the film, Summer Rental, was filmed although I didn’t work there at the time but one of the actors I did meet was Rip Torn who played Scully in the movie. I’m getting a little too carried away here so on with the drink because it’s almost beer-o-clock here!
- 1-1/2 oz vodka
- 1 teas Grand Marnier
- Fresh squeezed juice from 2 oranges
- 1 oz half and half
- 1 tbsp very fine sugar
- Place all ingredients in a blender with one cup of crushed ice and blend until nice and frothy.
- Garnish with orange slices.
Kick back and have a drink on the house………..enjoy!