Thirsty Thursdays

Quench your thirst with Clean & Pink’s Thirsty Thursday drink recipes. New drink ideas are introduced weekly!


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. ...

My Crazy Relative Spilled Wine Again! - Memphis Cleaning Service

My Crazy Relative Spilled Wine Again!

During the Holidays some families deal with more people, which means more wine, and of course results in wine spills. A remedy could be to lock all doors and put everyone out on the deck…. only teasing that’s not nice. Lock out the crazy relative- still not nice. Well, you can’t pick your family, but you can pick the way ...

Wine or Latte? - Memphis Cleaning Service

Wine or Latte?

Any questions? Its Thirsty Thursday, treat yourself! Clean & Pink offers the following cleaning and professional services in the Memphis, Tennessee for: Residential Cleaning Services • Professional Residential Cleaning Services • Residential Home Sale Cleaning Services

Football and a Fall Cocktail! - Memphis Cleaning Service

Football and a Fall Cocktail!

4 gingersnap cookies, crumbled 1 tsp. honey 3/4 cup coffee liqueur (such as Kahlúa) 2/3 cup vodka 1 1/2 tsp. pumpkin pie spice 3/4 cup heavy cream 1. Place crumbled cookies on a plate. Rub rims of 4 glasses with honey. Dip in cookie crumbs to coat. 2. Whisk together coffee liqueur, vodka, and pumpkin pie spice in a measuring ...

RED, RED WINE! - Memphis Cleaning Service

RED, RED WINE!

Well, its officially Fall Yall, so that means red wine. I wish my sink could do that! According to winemag.com, wine enthusiasts are watching for these to take the lead. Nice price point, nice score! Gamay Domaine Dominique Piron 2015 La Chanaise (Morgon); $20, 92 points. A blend from different parts of the Fleurie appellation, this wine is elegant and ...

I FEEL YOU SISTER! - Memphis Cleaning Service

I FEEL YOU SISTER!

I Feel You Sister! Says it all! Clean & Pink offers the following cleaning and professional services in the Memphis, Tennessee for: Residential Cleaning Services • Professional Residential Cleaning Services • Residential Home Sale Cleaning Services

When to Bring Wine - Memphis Cleaning Service

When to Bring Wine

ALWAYS! When you are going to a friend’s house for a visit, dinner party, or social gathering where alcohol is approved, a nice bottle of wine is a nice gesture. Don’t bring “bottom shelf” wine. If that’s the case its best not to bring it. Clean & Pink offers the following cleaning and professional services in the Memphis, Tennessee for: ...

Traditional Place Settings - Memphis Cleaning Service

Traditional Place Settings

Good Grief! Those days are long gone. If you recall all these items, you are either old or bored! However, the importance of this picture are the wine stems and sherry sifter. Its Thirsty Thursday and 5 o’clock somewhere! Cheers yall! Clean & Pink offers the following cleaning and professional services in the Memphis, Tennessee for: Residential Cleaning Services • ...

Workday Blues? - Memphis Cleaning Service

Workday Blues?

HANG IN THERE It will be 5 o’clock soon enough. Clean & Pink offers the following cleaning and professional services in the Memphis, Tennessee for: Residential Cleaning Services • Professional Residential Cleaning Services • Residential Home Sale Cleaning Services

The Pink Moscow Mule - Memphis Cleaning Service

The Pink Moscow Mule

Pink Moscow Mule The Pink mule is made with grapefruit, ginger beer, and vodka! Ingredients: 1 6 oz Ginger Beer 1.5 oz vodka 1 oz Grapefruit Juice Sprig of Rosemary for garnish Optional: Squeeze of lime Instructions: Combine all ingredients in a cup with ice and stir. Garnish with rosemary. Enjoy! Clean & Pink offers the following cleaning and professional ...

Hit It Girls! - Memphis Cleaning Service

Hit It Girls!

After basement rock and roll, it becomes apparent that everyone needs a cocktail… especially for those who had to listen to 5 Sister’s and a Drummer. Go to Clean and Pinks Thirsty Thursday Postings for summer cocktail recipes. Clean & Pink offers the following cleaning and professional services in the Memphis, Tennessee for: Residential Cleaning Services • Professional Residential Cleaning ...

August Drink Delight - Memphis Cleaning Service

August Drink Delight

August Drink Delight drink ingredients: 8 cups diced fresh or frozen rhubarb 5 cups water 1-1/3 cups sugar 2 cups orange juice 3/4 cup lemon juice 1 quart ginger ale, chilled 1 quart fresh or frozen strawberries, optional Ice cubes In a Dutch oven or large saucepan, simmer rhubarb and water until rhubarb is soft, about 10 minutes. Cool; strain ...

Ina Garten’s Favorite Cocktail Recipe - Memphis Cleaning Service

Ina Garten’s Favorite Cocktail Recipe

During her appearance on Late Night, Garten and Meyers made her favorite cocktail — a whiskey sour. The recipe for Fresh Whiskey Sours can be found on the Barefoot Contessa website and features just a handful of ingredients for the perfectly tart cocktail. 3/4 cup Jack Daniel’s Tennessee Whiskey 1/2 cup freshly squeezed lemon juice 1/2 cup freshly squeezed lime juice 2/3 cup ...

The Older We Get - Memphis Cleaning Service

The Older We Get

The older we get, the more we have come to realize that we don’t care what the heck anybody thinks about us!

Have a G&T with Me - Memphis Cleaning Service

Have a G&T with Me

Summer reminds of many things, but mainly growing up on the water and my Dad sipping a G&T, Warf-side on the magical coast line of Mobile Bay. Last week, my sister reminded me how refreshing a good G&T can be, if made properly. #Sharing. Some experts say it is the order of ingredients. Whatever your pleasure, pack a glass with ...

The Perfect Back Yard Punch - Memphis Cleaning Service

The Perfect Back Yard Punch

Strawberry Lemonade Party Punch is the best summer punch recipe! This refreshing drink is made with Everclear for the perfect party punch recipe. Ingredients 24 ounces frozen strawberries 2 liter bottle Lemonade 2 liter bottle Lemon Lime Soda 1 cup Everclear Extra frozen strawberries for punch bowl Lemon and strawberry slices for garnish Instructions Blend strawberries and lemonade in a ...

Watermelon Rum Punch - Memphis Cleaning Service

Watermelon Rum Punch

Watermelon Rum Punch from HOOPLA is amazing – https://homemadehooplah.com/watermelon-rum-punch In a blender (or food processor) Cube watermelon to top of Blender (8 cups) Blend. Strain. (no one wants chunks in this drink unless preparing a frozen slushy) Transfer watermelon juice to a pitcher, then stir in light rum (1cup), orange juice (1cup), lime juice (1/2 cup), and ginger beer (1 ½ ...

Thirsty Thursday - Memphis Cleaning Service

Thirsty Thursday

Please Drink Responsibly!

One More Bushwhacker! - Memphis Cleaning Service

One More Bushwhacker!

“Ruth…. smile, your face looks like you’re going potty” “Be quiet Margaret…. your beads don’t match your shirt” “Beth… your quiet over there, in your yellow sunglasses…you, ok?” “I am…. thank you, Rose, … But I can’t stop smiling. What was in that bushwhacker anyway????” Ingredients: 1 cup ice 1 ounce dark rum 1 ounce coffee liqueur 1 ounce dark ...

Bloody Mary Alternatives - Memphis Cleaning Service

Bloody Mary Alternatives

What’s the big deal with Bloody Mary’s? It is a meal if it done right! With all the fixings; Bloody’ s have become quite the fashion statement. But the real deal is in the stuffed Olives. Instead of blue cheese try Pimento cheese stuffed olives. With maple bacon, shrimp and pickled okra, asparagus or a green bean, the pimento cheese ...