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!!!