Grapefruit Whiskey Sour and Join Us For The Bachelorette Party

Grapefruit Whiskey Sour  Sarcastic Cooking

First off, sorry for only posting one recipe last week and skipping Linkin’ Weekend yet again. Mike was out of town for a few nights and I felt like I just wanted to pass out once Andy was asleep. Let me just tell you, giving a bath to a squirmy worm five moth old solo is no easy feat. Fear not! I am back now!

And, I come bearing a new super fun series. My friend Stephie and I love reality TV. I was kind of over the whole Bachelor and Bachelorette series until Stephie dragged me back into it. I say dragged but it was more like lovingly guided back into the arms of this amazing TV show. Why not add another show to my DVR queue?

During the last season of the Bachelor featuring the douche of all douches, Juan Pablo, Stephie and I took our love of the show to twitter. We tweeted along with all the other viewers and we thought, “Hey we are pretty funny. We should start a series that features our witty insights into this lovely series. Everybody would love to see what we have to say.”

Grapefruit Whiskey Sour  Sarcastic Cooking

So…. Drumroll please!!!!

Today starts  the beginning of The Bachelorette Party. Stephie and I will be serving up plenty of cocktails, snacks, and probably more than a few inappropriate jokes. We are inviting you to watch this newest season of The Bachelorette with us!

Here’s how it’ll work: Every Monday, one of us will be bringing you a cocktail, appetizer, or snack recipe perfect for a girls’ night in of watching your favorite reality TV. Join us both on Monday nights for live tweeting during the show – you can follow along at #TheBacheloretteParty. Then meet back on Tuesday morning at the other person’s blog for a recap of the previous night’s episodes – see what we have to say and tell us your own thoughts, because we can never have too many opinions, you know.

Part-way through the season, we will be launching a fantastic Girls’ Night In Giveaway – we have some great sponsors lined up, so you won’t want to miss the products we will be bringing you, all perfect for hosting a fantastic girls’ night in. I think you guys are going to loooooove this.

The Bachelorette Party graphic (1)

We’ll meet up via Twitter tonight at 9:30 pm EST/8:30 CST and meet at Eat Your Heart Out tomorrow morning for Stephie’s take on Andi’s bachelors.

We’re hoping for some man tears. We know you are, too.

And to kick things off, a fun and fancy whiskey drink to sip as you paint your nails and watch the douchebaggery and shenanigans. I mean there is a guy who claims he is a “pantsapreneur” on the show. Come on man! I can’t wait to hear all you guys chiming in on Twitter tonight! Mike is on bath and bed duty tonight so it is just me, this drink, and the Bachelorette!

Grapefruit Whiskey Sour  Sarcastic Cooking

Grapefruit Whiskey Sour and Join Us For The Bachelorette Party

Prep Time 7 minutes
Total Time 7 minutes
Servings 2 Cocktails

Ingredients

  • 1 Teaspoon Agave
  • Juice from 1 Grapefruit about 1 3/4 cups
  • 2 Ounces Buffalo Trace Whiskey
  • 7 Ounces Grapefruit Sparkling Water
  • Ice
  • Wedges of Grapefruit for garnish

Instructions

  1. Combine agave, whiskey, and grapefruit juice in a cocktail shaker. Shake for 30 seconds to combine. Strain equal portions into two old fashioned/rocks glasses.
  2. Pour three and a half ounces of sparkling water into each glass. Add ice and a wedge of grapefruit. Serve.

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  • Julia
    May 22, 2014 at 12:46 pm

    I’ve been meaning to tell you ladies how much I LOVE the idea of #TheBacheloretteParty!! I don’t have cable TV so can’t watch it in real time…but can I still join you for the tweet chats?? It sounds like fun! Plus, I can’t wait to enjoy your tasty drinks and snacks while gossiping about who did what 😉

  • julia
    May 22, 2014 at 12:17 pm

    I watch the bachelorette (last season I stopped because it was horrible!)…Mike hates when I watch it though–complains and leaves the room! 🙂 Hehe. I would definitely like to sip on one of these next week while watching! 🙂

    • Stefanie
      May 22, 2014 at 12:24 pm

      My mike refuses to leave the room. Instead he will make comments about how stupid the guys are or how the show is dumb. I tell him there are plenty of other rooms he can hang out in hahaha!

  • Tina | Mademoiselle Gourmande
    May 21, 2014 at 1:09 am

    Wow, this sounds like so much fun! And the drink? Grapefruit, really? Such a great idea!! 🙂

  • Phoebe @ Feed Me Phoebe
    May 20, 2014 at 7:45 am

    Brilliant!!! I know you are well aware of my trashy tv addiction (sorry, not sorry). Weirdly I’ve never gotten into the Bachelor/ette. BUT I did just so happy to be flipping channels and catch the episode where Andi got sassy and left the show. So I kind of worship her and watch to watch. Do you read Reality Steve? My old roommate was obsessed with the show and like knowing who he thought would win right at the beginning so she could analyze every episode as they aired. Enjoy!!! xxx

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      May 20, 2014 at 8:27 am

      Oh my, I just spent like 20 mins reading through that site!!! I love the insider dirt!

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  • Stephie @ EYHO
    May 19, 2014 at 10:37 pm

    *high five*

    • Stefanie
      May 19, 2014 at 10:45 pm

      High five emoji plus a million smiley face emojis and one heart emoji!

  • Kayle (The Cooking Actress)
    May 19, 2014 at 7:09 pm

    I love you two! SO MUCH FUN!

    • Stefanie
      May 19, 2014 at 10:45 pm

      If only you lived closer!!!

  • Courtney @ Neighborfood
    May 19, 2014 at 3:43 pm

    Um, I freaking LOVE this! Pretty much the only reason I watch The Bachelor/The Bachelorette is so I can read the hilariously witty follow up posts on blogs the next day. That, and the cocktails. Obvs. Can’t wait to join the party!

  • Francesca
    May 19, 2014 at 2:01 pm

    ohh this drink… im all over it.

  • Maggie @ A Bitchin' Kitchen
    May 19, 2014 at 6:33 am

    Thank goodness for your blog, because I didn’t even realize the new season started tonight! I can’t wait to torture my boyfriend with it, haha. I’ll be watching with wine, but wishing I had one of these grapefruit whiskey sours! They sound great!