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SUMMER COCKTAIL WEEK: RASPBERRY SMASH COCKTAIL

One of the best uses of a summer day (or evening, or morning) is to spend it sipping a refreshing, fruity adult beverage. This week, we'll share fun and tasty recipes for summer cocktails. Make this one next time you find a firesale on raspberries. The recipe comes from Epicurious.com and was originally printed in Bon Appetit magazine last month.

INGREDIENTS

2 lime wedges

Sugar (for dipping)

1/2 cup fresh raspberries

6 tablespoons vodka

4 teaspoons sugar

1 1/2 cups ice cubes

1/4 cup chilled Champagne

DIRECTIONS

Run 1 lime wedge around rims of 2 old-fashioned glasses. Dip rims in sugar. Place both lime wedges, raspberries, vodka, and 4 teaspoons sugar in cocktail shaker; using muddler or wooden spoon handle, smash fruit mixture. Add ice; shake 10 seconds. Divide between glasses (do not strain), top with Champagne, and serve.

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