At a rehearsal dinner, don't go overboard with the alcohol. The last thing you'll (whether you're the bride, maid of honor, or a guest) want to deal with on the big day is a hangover. Don't offer a full bar, instead tempt guests with one cocktail, beer, wine, and sodas. When making special toasts, sip sparkling wine. For Ronda's backyard soirée, I'm making a batch of limoncello spritzers with mint.
The light fizzy concoction is festive and fits with the relaxed Italian theme. This delightful cooler is a refreshing start to any Summer menu, so get the recipe now and read more.
Modified from Giada De Laurentiis Ingredients Limoncello: Directions Makes 2 1/2 quarts of limoncello and 4 spritzers.
Limoncello Spritzers With Mint
2 pounds lemons (about 10 large)
1 (750-ml) bottle 100-proof vodka
2 1/2 cups sugar
2 1/2 cups water
1 cup fresh mint leaves
1 cup club soda
Modified from Giada De Laurentiis
Makes 2 1/2 quarts of limoncello and 4 spritzers.