Do you believe in love potions?
Check out this love serum that you can make in your own kitchen! It's unpredictable NON-RED look takes away the stigma of red cocktail beverages on Valentine's Day with a nod to something a bit more sophisticated and chic.
While this cocktail may not cause the one you love to fall in love with you, this is something that you can serve time and time again, regardless of the holiday. In fact, you could serve this at your wedding--how perfect!
From Martha Stewart, online, here is the recipe for Kumquat Champagne:
2 pints kumquats, pricked a few times with a pin
3 cups sugar
2 bottles chilled Champagne
Tangerine wedges, for garnish
1. Place kumquats in a large saucepan. Cover with cold water. Bring to a boil. Drain immediately. Repeat twice.
2. Add sugar and 2 cups water to drained kumquats in saucepan. Bring to a boil. Remove from heat immediately, and let kumquats and syrup cool completely.
3. Spoon 3 kumquats and 1 tablespoon syrup into each of 12 Champagne glasses. Top off with Champagne, and garnish with tangerine wedges.
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