* Nicks Cranberry Cordial
2 cups fresh cranberries
½ cup sugar
Juice and peel of ½ an orange (no white pith)
4 cups (1 quart) water
Place ingredients in a medium saucepan over medium heat and simmer until berries are tender (about 30 minutes), stirring frequently. Mash the berries to make sure they pop. Cool and fine-strain into a clean bottle. Store in the refrigerator for up to 2 weeks. Makes about 2½ cups.
Combine ingredients in bar tin with ice, shake for 15 seconds and strain into a coupe glass. Garnish with a lime wheel. Yields 1 cocktail.