From aging your own booze to carbonating your cocktails, our Mommy Mixologist shares the recipes so trendy that your friends will think you hired a professional bartender. By Kim Haasarud, REDBOOK.
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1 slice jalapeno, muddled
3 basil leaves
1 oz celery juice
0.75 oz lime juice, freshly squeezed
0.75 oz simple syrup
2 oz Square One Botanical vodka
Muddle jalapeno slice. Add basil and mint and muddle lightly to release aromas. Add liquid ingredients and shake vigorously with ice. Double-strain into an ice-filled Collins glass and garnish with fresh herbs and jalapeno slice.