This Crystal Cocktail Recipe Takes Your Buzz to the Next Level
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You may have a well-stocked organic bar cart and a house full of crystals. But have you ever thought about combining the two? That's exactly what's happening in the first episode of Well+Good's food-forward video series Well Done.
Crystal cocktails are now a thing.
Seasoned chef Alexis Bondaroff, who runs the whole foods-focused catering outfit Bond&Taylor, whips up a menu of visually stunning and healthy dishes and drinks, including a rose quartz punch that'll take your hostess game to new heights.
"The inspiration is an Italian aperitif," Bondaroff explains. "It’s just such a feminine, beautiful color, especially with the quartz." Garnish with a pinch of shimmery salt spiked with rosebuds, and you've got the crystal cocktail of your (energetically charged) dreams.
Watch the video above to see some crystal cocktail-making magic—and scroll down for the complete rose quartz punch recipe.
Rose Quartz Crystal Punch
1 750 ml. bottle sparkling rosé wine
1/2 cup Campari
1 blood orange, thinly sliced
1 tsp rose water
Bond&Taylor Spanish Rose seasoned salt for garnish
Rose quartz crystals for serving
1. Layer the bottom of a crystal or glass serving bowl with rose quartz crystals.
2. Add Campari, sparkling rosé, and rose water. Stir gently to combine.
3. Rub the lip of glasses with a slice of blood orange, and dip the rims into a shallow dish of Bond&Taylor Spanish Rose salt to coat. (Bondaroff recommends wine or champagne glasses.)
4. Float the remaining blood orange slices in the punch bowl (tip: use your fingers to create a current as you push them into place), and ladle the punch into garnished glasses. Serve!
Complete your party spread with superfood-packed snacks or a full-on veggie-forward dinner menu. To really up your hostess skills, memorize these seven steps to becoming a savvy conversationalist no matter the crowd.
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