Work. What a horrible word. The look of it is dreadful and the sound of it is even worse. I’m sure you can sense that my mood today is a little less optimistic than previous posts. There isn’t any particular reason for this, except for the fact that I worked really hard this morning and made little money in return. This is why salaries are the way to go, people.
Although the job search is on for many of us and will continue to be for awhile, there comes a point where everyone needs to take a mini-break. A colleague and friend of mine sent this over my way and I found it quite intriguing. Not to mention it supports a great cause. Read on!
“Salute to Summer’s Best 60 Second Cocktail Program”
BACARDI, USA has committed to donate $75,000 to the USO at the onset of summer, with consumers (21+) able to increase the total donation amount to a maximum of $100,000 through their participation in the program via the “60 Second Cocktails” Facebook fan page. Each time a new fan of the program joins the “60 Second Cocktails BACARDI, USA will increase its donation to the USO by $1. The fan page will host an online copy of the program recipe book, additional recipe information, and interactive mixology videos, all of which you are free to use on your site.
It only takes 60 seconds to make a cocktail, 10 minutes to pair it with a gourmet meal and only 1 second to gain access to it all! Become a fan of the “Salute to Summer’s Best 60 Second Cocktail” page at http://www.facebook.com/#!/60SecondCocktails.
Here are just a few of the Salute to Summer’s Best 60 Second Cocktails Recipes:
BACARDI® Hand-Shaken Daiquiri
3 parts BACARDI Superior Rum
1 part lime juice
1 part simple syrup
(or 2 Tbsp. Sugar)
Directions: In a shaker with ice, combine ingredients. Shake and pour into rocks glass with ice.
GREY GOOSE® Fresh Berry Lemonade
1 ½ parts GREY GOOSE Vodka
1 tsp. sugar
Directions: In the bottom of a cocktail shaker, muddle raspberries with sugar. Pour into a tall glass over ice. Top with GREY GOOSE vodka and lemonade. Present with raspberries and a lemon.
3 parts Tequila CAZADORES Reposado
2 parts premium triple sec
1 part fresh lime juice
Serve blended with or over ice. Garnish with a lime wedge.
BACARDI® LIMÓN™ & Iced Tea
1 part BACARDI LIMÓN Flavored Rum
3 parts iced tea
Pour over ice and garnish with a lemon wedge.
Become a fan at http://www.facebook.com/#!/60SecondCocktails, make some treats for yourself and your friends, and help support a great cause!
The “Salute to Summer’s Best 60 Second Cocktails” program launches on Memorial Day, and will run through Labor Day 2010.
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