• Total Time: 5 minutes
  • Servings: 2
  • Difficulty Level: Beginner

blue curaçao

, which adds complexity with a hint of orange and spice. If you find it too sweet, squeeze a little fresh lemon into the mix and hit the blender one more time. Turn your slushy purple by replacing 1 cup of ice with 1 cup of frozen

raspberries or strawberries.

Instead of a tall glass, you can serve your slushy in a margarita or martini glass. Cut the fat straws in half or in proportion to the size of the glass. Add a little paper umbrella. Voila! Pretend you're on vacation. Serve with an easy appetizer: place a dollop of sour cream or crème fraîche on a sesame cracker (or cracker of your choice) and top with a fresh raspberry and a small basil leaf.