Fourth of July Seaside Feast

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A Northwest Seaside Feast for the Fourth of July.  Sustainable Dungeness Crab caught right in the Discovery Bay in Washington State.  Our Corn was grilled and rubbed with a Basil & Lime Butter, Tomato, Blueberry, Avocado & Heart of Palm Salad with a Lavender Vinaigrette and tasty cocktails of Cherry & Basil Vodka Zingers.

Cherry & Basil Vodka Zingers

1 Tablespoon of Cherry/Basil simple syrup (recipe below)

1 shot of Vodka (Titos or your preference)

1/2 shot of St. Germain

Juice of 1 Lime

Slash of Club Soda

Add all ingredients to a shaker (except the club soda) to a shaker and shake well.  Add to a glass with ice.  Top with club soda and garnish with a cherry and basil leaf.

Cherry & Basil Simple Syrup

1 Cup of Sugar

1 Cup of Water

10 Cherries pitted

3 Basil Leaves chopped

Add sugar and water to a pot and bring to a boil until sugar dissolves add cherries and basil and then remove from heat and let it sit for 15 to 20 minutes with a top on.  Strain and put in a jar…when cool store in refrigerator.  Can last for about a month.

Happy Fourth of July!!!

JL