I’m always a little shocked when New Years comes around. Has another year really gone by? Suddenly there is the “what to do for New Years” pressure again.
To be honest I don’t remember what I did most years. It’s not what you think (okay, maybe it’s a little of what you think … hiccup), it’s just that my memories of different New Years parties over the years have all kind of melded together. Some were amazing, like the time I was at Le P’tit Caribou in Mont Tremblant. Some were terrible, like the year I watched people play Guitar Hero all night in some guys basement. All of them were spent with people who were very important to me at that point in time.
Some of those friendships have stood the test of time, others haven’t, but all of the blurred memories are still cherished.
So today I’m thinking about all the people who have come through my life and changed me in some way. And taking a cup of kindness, for auld lang syne.
White Sangria with Pomegranate
- 1 bottle white wine
- 3 cans 7up or Sprite
- Grand Marnier (I didn’t measure, a few ounces I think)
- Seeds of 1 pomegranate
- slices of two limes
- Pour all ingredients into a punch bowl. Wait for the seeds to float.
Happy New Year!
41 thoughts on “We’ll Take A Cup of Kindness Yet”
GENIUS! Love the idea of adding pom arils to sangria… so so so impressed!
Here’s to a Happy New Year!
I know what you mean! I’m still thinking it’s 2005! =) Celebrate well. Have a wonderful New Year!
A very festive and tasty drink indeed! Looks great. Enjoy your new year’s eve.
Rockin’! This is one gorgeous sangria! Happy New Year!
Beautiful celebratory drink. Love the rich color. May 2011 bring you all good things!
I love this post. Read it when you sent it to me on Stumble but didn’t have a chance to comment until just now. There are only a few truly memorable NYE’s in my life but it’s only another night and as long as I have good friends, it hardly matters when and where we hang out. Love the cocktail too!
This is a great take on Sangria for the winter time! Not only is great to look at but delicious to drink.
this is an amazing picture love this one ,will diffinitely save for the next holiday so festive! Happy New year!!!!
I love sangria. And I love pomegranates. What a fantastic drink to toast in the new year with! Hope 2011 brings you fantastic things :)
This is beautiful! I bet the pomegranate/lime flavors are out of control.
I’ve been looking for a good Sangria recipe and this one looks delicious! I’m going to have to try it!
This looks delicious! I’ve been on a pomegranite kick for the past two weeks…maybe I’ll continue with this recipe.
This is definitely a cup of kindness and it looks delicious
I made this for a party yesterday but subbed in the following and it was AMAZING:
– 3 bottles DRY Lavender Soda
– 1 bottle almost dry Riesling
– 10 kumquats cut into 1mm slices or halved
– juice and julienned peel of one satsuma squeezed into bowl
It was fabulous, I got lots of good reports about it.
Sounds refreshing, and delicious! I love Sangria:-) Take care, Terra
What’s a good non-alcoholic version? Sprite, sparkling apple juice, limes. pom seeds . . . what else?
I’ve never made this without alcohol, but I think some orange slices could replace the flavour from the Grand Marnier, and maybe a couple of drops of almond extract to give it more depth.
What white wine do you recommend?
Because of the sweetness of the soft drinks I chose a dry wine, I think I used a Sauvignon Blanc.
Think I would create the icecubes with pomegranate seeds or cranberries as well. Oh, maybe some wee mint leaves in the cubes. Hmmmm…
I made this for a Christmas party last night. It was the hit of the party. I used cranberries instead of pom perls, and I didn’t have Grand Marnier so I used triple sec. I used sparkling white wine. It was sooo good!!
As a sangria-obsessor, I’m into this. I did a apple-cinnamon version for Thanksgiving, and I love this idea for Christmas.
I am making the perfect cocktail apron to go with this!
this looked really pretty but it didn’t have much flavor. I was disappointed in how it turned out.
Ok so it is going into spring but guess what I am going to try this
Putting this in mason jars…would you premake the sangria and divide, or make individual servings straight in the jars?
Great idea! I think it would be easier to premix the liquids then pour into mason jars that have the fruit. Let me know how it turns out!
I going to make this for a party Thursday night. How many servings does one recipe yield? Thank you so much in advance!!
It makes about 8 servings (6 oz)