Thirsty Thursdays

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Quench your thirst with Clean & Pink’s Thirsty Thursday drink recipes. New drink ideas are introduced weekly!
The Ice Pick - House Cleaning Services, Memphis TN

The Ice Pick

The old tea/coffee cup disguise…can you say ice pick? What’s in an Ice Pick: 1 1/2 ounces vodka. 6 ounces brewed tea. 1/2 ounce lemon juice. Lemon wheel, to garnish. Cleaning Services in Memphis, Tennessee. Clean & Pink offers the following cleaning and professional services for: Residential Cleaning Services • Professional Residential Cleaning Services • Residential Home Sale Cleaning Services

Pineapple Infused Martini

Its Thirsty Thursday yall! I must give a shout out to our friends at Capital Grille in Memphis, Tn. If you have not had the pineapple infused Martini, you may be missing out. But first, you must like pineapple. This martini is not super sweet and far from a syrupy side! Thanks Capital Grille, cheers! Cleaning Services in Memphis, Tennessee. ...

House Cleaning Service, Memphis - Vodka and not tonic Anyone?

Vodka and…. not tonic Anyone?

In the summer, and for those who drink Vodka, a summer go-to is Vodka Tonic with a lime or Gin and Tonic with a lime. When sipping on this summer totty, I prefer Kettle One. Tonic has sugar so this summer I modified the caloric intake buy making a Vodka Soda/ or sparkling water such as Topo-Chico, mixed with a ...

House Cleaning Service, Memphis - It’s the Mellon Ball Yall!

It’s the Mellon Ball Yall!

Perfect summer drink for an outside happy hour! Let Clean and Pink clean your house while sipping this summer cocktail!  Here is how you make it… This vodka and Midori cocktail is traditionally made with orange juice but depending on your preference you can substitute pineapple or grapefruit for the OJ in this recipe. Now let’s put a kitchen gadget ...

House Cleaning Service, Memphis - Get Your Green On

Get Your Green On

The Benefits of Green Tea GREEN TEA MAY PREVENT TYPE 2 DIABETES GREEN TEA CAN FIGHT CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE GREEN TEA MAY HELP WITH WEIGHT LOSS GREEN TEA MAY FIGHT CERTAIN CANCERS GREEN TEA HAS FAT BURNING PROPERTIES   Cleaning Services in Memphis, Tennessee. Clean & Pink offers the following cleaning and professional services for: Residential Cleaning Services • Professional Residential ...

House Cleaning Service, Memphis - Wine Pairing and Watermelon

Wine Pairing and Watermelon

So earlier this week I recommended a delicious watermelon salad recipe. There are many whites that pair with watermelon, however not many Rose wines. But I found one that is decadent.  In keeping with the pink theme, we recommend a Provencal-style Rosé. There are different styles of Rosé, depending on the type of grape used and how the winemaker chooses to ...

House Cleaning Service, Memphis - Cheers Ladies!

Cheers Ladies!

Cleaning Services in Memphis, Tennessee. Clean & Pink offers the following cleaning and professional services for: Residential Cleaning Services • Professional Residential Cleaning Services • Residential Home Sale Cleaning Services

House Cleaning Service, Memphis - Order up, Watermelon Cocktails

“Order Up” Watermelon Cocktails

What do you need? Not much, it’s simple! Vodka. Find a good quality vodka! I like Prairie Organic Vodka or Titos. You can also sub it with Sprite or Topo Chico to make this drink a family-friendly fun mocktail! Watermelon juice or chilled watermelon. There are lots of options. You can totally use fresh watermelon, which is amazing. But if ...

House Cleaning Service, Memphis - Cleaning and Cocktails

Cleaning and Cocktails

“Is it clean?”….“Check” “Ok….time to celebrate”! I did not say you have to cocktail while you clean, but after the house is clean and sparkling treat yourself to one of these. Make with or without alcohol. Delish either way. And if you don’t want to clean it, Clean and Pink will. Ingredients: 1/3 cup berries Blackberries 1/3 cup Raspberries 1/3 ...

House Cleaning Service, Memphis - Pink Passion Party Punch

Pink Passion Party Punch

This drink has a lot of flavors, and surprisingly enough, they’re all tasty. It’s pink liqueur, vodka, lemon-lime soda, and prickly pear and blood orange soda. I can’t tell you exactly what it tastes like, but I can tell you that you’ll probably enjoy it. Ingredients: KINKY Pink Liqueur KINKY Vodka Lemon-Lime Soda Prickly Pear and Blood Orange Soda Ice ...

House Cleaning Service, Memphis - Spring Fling Drink

Spring Fling Drink

Fling yourself into Spring with this yummy Coconut Cooler! Ingredients: 1 Can coconut milk ¼ cup coconut cream (or more to taste) 3 tablespoons of coconut Rum (optional) Garnish with fresh fruit of your choice.   Cleaning Services in Memphis, Tennessee. Clean & Pink offers the following cleaning and professional services for: Residential Cleaning Services • Professional Residential Cleaning Services ...

House Cleaning Service, Memphis - Mock Champaign Punch

Mock Champaign Punch

Easiest recipe for a non-alcoholic spring punch. 1 bottle of Ginger Ale (2 Ltr) 1 Bottle of White Grape Juice (24 oz) Chill both before pouring them into your punch bowl. To make it a little more exciting you can add scoops of Pineapple Sherbet or Frozen Strawberries to give it a pop of color. Cleaning Services in Memphis, Tennessee. ...

House Cleaning Service, Memphis - It’s Time For A Mint Julip

It’s Time For A Mint Julep

What is spring without the Mint Julep? You do not have to live in the south to enjoy this drink, It is a staple of the spring season. Allrecipes has the perfect one for any location. Ingredients: 2 cups water 2 cups white sugar ½ cup roughly chopped fresh mint leaves 32 fluid ounces Kentucky bourbon 8 sprigs fresh mint ...

House Cleaning Service, Memphis - SPRING BREAK BOUND! 10 Healthy Drinks

SPRING BREAK BOUND! 10 Healthy Drinks

For all the spring breakers out there, here is a way to stay hydrated while enjoying vacations and/or hanging out on the water. We all have learned that adding popular herbal options to water is a great way to hydrate. These herbals are things like lavender, chamomile, cranberry, spearmint, mint, lemon grass, ginger, green tea extract, hibiscus and more. But ...

House Cleaning Service, Memphis - Lemon Week - French 75 Cocktail

Lemon Week – French 75 Cocktail

We wanted to give you all a tried-and-true classic cocktail for lemon week. The French 75 is one of the only cited cocktail recipes to come out of the Prohibition period and was created in 1915. This is a punch version of the classic recipe made with oranges as well as lemons. You will need: 16 ounces of gin, 8 ...

Cleaning Service in Memphis, TN - Mint Week - Blueberry Mojitos

Mint Week – Blueberry Mojitos

Can’t have a Thirsty Thursday here during Mint Week without giving you all a refreshing mojito recipe.  Here is a fresh blueberry mojito recipe, but feel free to use raspberries, strawberries, blackberries, and even a little basil or any single or combination for this drink.  Unleash your inner bartender and creativity and let’s get sipping. You will need: 8 blueberries, ...

Cleaning Service in Memphis, TN - Wine Spills

Wine Spills

You are laughing and enjoying your holiday with your loved ones when suddenly, you knock over your wine. Never to fear, this usually dreadful moment is an issue no more with this cleaning technique. With all wine stains your best bet is to act fast to stop the stain from bonding to your carpet. Blotting with a white cotton towel, ...

Cleaning Service in Memphis, TN - Bourbons and Food

Bourbons and Food

It doesn’t get much more American than a glass of bourbon according to THE GENTLEMANUAL article.  Originally from Kentucky, this southern drink is one that easily classes up a meal.  Sometimes, though, determining what is and isn’t bourbon can be a little tricky.  An easy way to remember is that bourbon is whiskey, but whiskey is not always bourbon.  From ...

Its Thirty Thursday Y’all…. Try This One On For Size! - Cleaning Service in Memphis, TN

Its Thirty Thursday Y’all…. Try This One On For Size!

The Pink Pucker Ingredients: 2 ounces of gin 4 ounces of grapefruit juice Salt for the rim a slice of lime for a garnish Instructions: Rim a chilled high-ball glass with salt. Add juice and gin to glass and stir well. Garnish with a slice of lime. Cleaning Services in Memphis, Tennessee. Clean & Pink offers the following cleaning and ...

Use Dehydrated Citrus for Garnish - Cleaning Service in Memphis, TN

Use Dehydrated Citrus for Garnish

Take your drink recipes to the next level with beautiful dehydrated citrus! Directions: For lemons, cut thoroughly cleaned lemons into 1/8 to 1/4-inch, spread the slices evenly on a parchment paper-lined baking sheet. Bake at 170 degrees F for 4-5 hours and rotate baking, sheet every 2 hours for even dehydration. When dried and stored in an airtight container, lemons ...

The Cranberry Collins For Any Time of the Year - Cleaning Service in Memphis, TN

The Cranberry Collins For Any Time of the Year

1 1/3 fl oz. Raspberry flavored vodka 1/6 fl oz. Italian red bitters liqueur 1/2 fl oz. freshly squeezed lemon juice 1/3 fl oz Giffard Grenadine syrup 5/6 fl oz cranberry juice 2 ½  fl oz Soda Water Here is the good news. This is not only fabulous but can be dressed up well, with garnish appeal. Rosemary is an ...

A Winter Sipper - Cleaning Service in Memphis, TN

A Winter Sipper

Many in their United States have had record high temperatures during the Month of December. Others in the Northwest not so much.  As the temperatures in the midsouth drop through mid-January 2022, keep this winter beverage in mind. Its perfect by the fire and recommended by: https://www.delicious.com.au/.  Its my Clean and Pink cocktail tip of the week. INGREDIENTS 2 cups ...

Cheers to 2022, a New Year! - Cleaning Service in Memphis, TN

Cheers to 2022, a New Year!

Who made January 1 the first of the year? Throughout antiquity, civilizations around the world developed increasingly sophisticated calendars, typically pinning the first day of the year to an agricultural or astronomical event. In Egypt, for instance, the year began with the annual flooding of the Nile, which coincided with the rising of the star Sirius. The first day of ...

Christmas, a time to gather, or is it? - Cleaning Service in Memphis, TN

Christmas, a time to gather, or is it?

Yes! Let’s get together this Holiday season and be safe. Mask if you feel you would like to do so. Wash your hands (a lot). Get your shots and enjoy holiday cheer and one another. Practices safe distancing inside or around large groups, get tested before boarding planes or trains. Its not just COVID lurking around, people carry germs and ...

Roast Beef and Beer, Anyone? - Memphis Cleaning Service

Roast Beef and Beer, Anyone?

“Here’s to good friends….tonight it kinda special……… let it be Löwenbräu” Does anyone else remember that 1978 commercial! Telling my age! Well that old jingle or slogan went a long way back in the day. Back in the day we would sing that jingle at beach parties, sitting around the fire while sipping on that famous beer- It was Iconic! ...

A Wonderful Peppermint Cocktail! - Memphis Cleaning Service

A Wonderful Peppermint Cocktail!

This Holiday Hustler Cocktail is smooth, creamy and tastes exactly like the inside of an Andy’s mint. It’s gorgeous color makes it perfect to serve to the adults at your Christmas gathering! And honestly is just as good with out the Vodka. Ingredients 2 ounces Saint Brendan’s Peppermint Bark Irish Cream 1 ounce Green Crème de Menthe ½ ounce Chocolate Hazelnut Vodka 3 ounces Original Almond Milk 1 cup Ice ...

Christmas Punch - Memphis Cleaning Service

Christmas Punch

How To Make Christmas Punch! Step 1: You can mix everything except for the soda and ice cubes ahead of time. Add the soda and ice just before serving so it doesn’t start to go flat. For best results, make sure the ingredients are cold when you mix them together so the ice lasts longer and doesn’t water down the ...

Thanksgiving Pairings - Memphis Cleaning Service

Thanksgiving Pairings

The art of pairing wine with food is mostly a matter of personal preference. With white wines, the priority is finding a wine with well-balanced acidity. Reds should have reasonably tame tannins that will yield to and support the flavors of the food. Some safe bets for Thanksgiving wines are pinot noir, syrah, and zinfandel for red wine lovers and ...

Apple Cider Mimosas Anyone? - Memphis Cleaning Service

Apple Cider Mimosas Anyone?

Mimosas are the brunch cocktail. You walk into a restaurant at 1pm on a Sunday and odds are, you are seconds away from holding a flute of orange-y, sparkly goodness. However, as the weather gets colder and start looking towards more comforting, autumnal flavors, there is something weird about drinking a bright, citrusy cocktail on a gray morning in November. Enter the Apple ...

The Holidays in A Cup, No Alcohol Needed! - Memphis Cleaning Service

The Holidays in A Cup, No Alcohol Needed!

When the weather turns cold and lounging in those comfortable clothes, grabbing a blanket, book and beverage can be tranquil. Finding a Non-Alcoholic fall beverage can present a challenge to some that do not want to follow a long or extravagant receipts that use pumpkin, vanilla or peppermint flavors. This is simple and can be modified to pears, or figs. ...