May 26, 2014

South Meets East {Cape Codder}

This Southern gal has a new summer pal.
From back East.

Cape Codder Cocktail | Ms. enPlace

I only recently discovered this cocktail, but I'm already hooked.
Not need a meeting hooked.   I just think that the cranberry-lime combination is perfect for hot weather.

Cape Codder Cocktail | Ms. enPlace

My dad recently threw a retirement party for my mom.  A crawfish boil.

Now, crawfish boils go hand in hand with cold beer.  But I mixed up some drinks and many of the female hands had Cape Codders in them.

Cape Codders are good for just sippin' out in the grass too.

Cape Codder Cocktail | Ms. enPlace

Behind the (blogging) scenes: this is how I really do it!

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Cape Codder
(my way)

4 oz cranberry juice
2 oz vodka
2 tsp lime juice (I probably use more--I like it limey)
lime slice

Add the cranberry juice, vodka, and lime juice to a glass and stir.  Drop in a few ice cubes, garnish with lime and drink up.

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Linking with:
Feeding BigThe 21st Century Housewife Hearth and Soul Blog Hop
Full Time MamaMiz Helen’s Country Cottage
Jam Hands
My Turn for us
The YUCK Stops Here

Lou Lou Girls
Tasty Tuesdays
Wednesday Whatsits


  1. The combination of cranberry and lime (or lemon) sounds perfect for summer.
    I don't know about the vodka though.... :)
    I'd like to try but I don't know.... I'm like a baby when it comes to alcohol LOL

  2. Winnie-when I was buying the cranberry juice, I noticed a cranberry-lime blend. No vodka in there, but just as good for sipping on a hot day.

  3. Cranberry juice and Vodka is one of my favorites. Never thought to add lime. Definitely going to try this, thanks for sharing.

  4. Love the combination! Will have to try it this summer. Thanks Michelle,

  5. Oh Michelle...I love that pig glass:) I can always count on you to put a smile on my face! This is my kind of drink for sure.

    Congrats to your mom on her retirement. Looks like my kind of party.

  6. Shari- I love the lime and like to add more than my fair share.

    Linda- I hope you like it!

    Kim- I have a Scooby Doo jelly glass I'm fond of too. My husband seems to always steal the "piggy glass."

  7. Hi Michelle~ If you want to add extra lime to your drink, try adding some Lime Vodka:) I love a nice, ice cold Lime Vodka drink in the summer, but then, I'm a sucker for a Tanqueray Sour with a twist of lime anyday!!

  8. This sounds nice, Michelle!

  9. I love this! I don't have the patience for making complicated drinks, but this looks simple enough to make even when buzzed. Thanks for sharing!

  10. Your Cape Coddler Cocktail sounds delicious, Michelle. I love vodka and cranberry together and lime is such a great accent. Looks like it was a fun party too! Happy retirement to your Mom :-)

  11. Hi Michelle , I love this drink I had them before but didn't know what it was called. Btw.. I live in Louisiana , too. I use to live in Texas for 14 years before I moved back home five years ago. I saw your live in Opelousas/ Eunice area that's where my family is from . I don't live there but most of my relatives do.
    Thanks for sharing your drink and Happy retirement to your mom!

    Kim "This Ole Mom "

  12. This looks yummy, and like a great Summer drink! Thanks so much for sharing at Delicious Dish Tuesday!

  13. I want to come and visit you all! I would love to have some of that crawfish boil. I don't know if I could suck the head though. I love this drink too but I have always called it my a cosmo. Probably not even close to a cosmo martini I have a pool glass that looks like yours too. lol. Thank you for sharing on our Four Seasons Blog Hop.

  14. So happy to see you again on The Yuck Stops Here link party! I hope you'll continue joining us, visiting others and sharing our party with your followers! See you next week! HUGS!

  15. Ooh I love cranberry juice and vodka - usually diet cran with some grey goose. YUM. I'll have to remember to use the lime juice! Thanks for linking at the Yuck Stops Here #stoptheyuck party! Chrystal !

  16. Michelle, I do love a good vodka cocktail, and this one sounds GREAT. I am pinning, because this is going to happen. ;) Thank you for bringing this to Treasure Box Tuesday- sharing!

  17. It looks like you know how to put on a great party! Pinned! I hope to see you tomorrow night at 7 pm. We love having you.
    Happy Sunday! Lou Lou Girls

  18. Looks delicious, Love to sip that glass. very yum. Thanks for sharing with Hearth and Soul blog hop. I am hightailing it.

  19. Laughed pretty loud at the piggy (?!) Glass ... thats ok, hubby drinks jack and coke out of a puppy cup ... just so very wrong ;) gonna give this cocktail a try!

  20. Thanks for hosting Michelle and have a great week! :)

    Sandi @ A New York Foodie


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