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Blood Orange Martini with Strawberry

For 2 servings; Juice from 2 large Blood oranges ​1 1/2 TBSP. Just Jan's Organic Strawberry Spread ​4 oz. Vodka 2 oz. St. Germaine Liquor  1 oz. Simple Syrup Pour ingredients into a cocktail shaker filled with ice.  Shake until thoroughly comibined, and pour into martini glass. To serve garnish with a slice of Blood orange and basil or mint.

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Just Jan's Summer Sangria

    1/2 cup brandy 1/4 cup triple sec 1 cup pomegranate juice 1/2 cup simple syrup 1 apple, cut into small cubes 1 bottle red wine 1/2 lemon thinly sliced + quartered 1/2 orange thinly sliced + quartered 1/2 lemon sliced 1/2 orange juiced 1 lime juiced 1/2 cup simple syrup   Simple Syrup In a pot combine 3/4 cup sugar and 1 cup water and bring to low boil. Stir until sugar and water are combined into a smooth syrup. Remove from heat and stir in 1/2 cup of Tangerine Marmalade. Mix until fully combined.  Dice the apple, and slice half of the orange and half of the lemon. Juice the other half of the lemon and orange....

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Just Jan's Bloody Mary

photo credit: Chef Martin Lopez 1 cup Vodka 2 1/2 cups plain tomato juice Juice of one lemon 2 tsp. celery salt 1/2 Tbsp. Worcestershire sauce 2 Tbsp. Tangerine Sriracha 2 oz. Tangerine juice  Zest 1/2 tangerine or more if you like Garnish with celery stalk, stuffed olives or any cocktail condiments that suit your fancy! Makes 2 generous servings

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Apricot Peach Sangria – (for one)

1/2 bottle light white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc 1/2 firm ripe peach 2 firm ripe apricots 1 heaping Tbsp. of Just Jan’s Apricot Spread splash of simple syrup Mason jar Pour wine into mason jar.  Add Just Jan’s Apricot Spread.  Shake or whisk to combine.  Add splash of simple syrup, sliced peaches and apricots.  Put in the refrigerator for 2 to 4 hours.  The wine will soak into the fruit.  Pour a single serving into your favorite wine glass with a few slices of fruit.  The remaining fruit can be served chilled or served over some vanilla ice cream.

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Sweet Lime Lemon Gin Splash

After scouring the local farmer's market to get some inspiration for this week's recipes, I came across a vendor selling what looked like very pale lemons.  It turns out they were sweet limes also known as sweet lemon or sweet limetta!  I had never tried one before so I decided to buy a few and experiment.  WOW.  These little gems are slightly sweet & mild, not like it's relatives the lime or lemon.  Native to South East Asia grown in Egypt, Palestine and the Mediterranean I feel lucky to have found them here in Southern California! You can actually peel it and eat it as is.  It's fragrant and super juicy so let the fun begin. Sweet Lemon Gin Splash 3...

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