A Winter Cocktail, The Sidecar
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Serves: 2 drinks
The sidecar, a perfect winter cocktail.
  • juice from 1
  • ½ Meyer lemon
  • 2 tablespoons white sugar
  • 4 maraschino cherries with stems
  • ⅓ cup fresh Meyer lemon juice (about 1½ large Meyer lemons)
  • ½ cup cognac
  • ⅓ cup Grand Marnier
  • ice
  1. Pour the juice of 1 lemon into a small dish. Pour the sugar into another. Dip the edge of each glass into first the lemon, then the sugar. Set the glasses aside while you make the drinks.
  2. Mix together the cognac, lemon juice and Grand Marnier together in a 2-cup measuring cup.
  3. Fill a cocktail shaker ¾ full with ice, add the the cocktail mix and shake for 30 seconds.
  4. Add some ice to the sugar-rimmed glasses and pour the cocktails. Garnish with cherries.
Recipe by Liz The Chef at https://lizthechef.com/a-winter-cocktail-the-sidecar/