Thirsty Thursday: Nothing Better Than a Blissini

By: Roberto Ferdman
The Blissini

Thursdays are when the weekend should really start, and what better way than with a cocktail? Last week we warmed up to an autumn-appropriate Spiced Cabernet; this week we're back with a bubbly-based sip that's just as apt for the season.

Who says champagne cocktails are only for brunch? The Blissini is a pumped up mimosa, mixed with orange and pomegranate juices that lend the refreshing sip a flatteringly fall-inspired hue. A few leaves of mint helps give it a crisp and clean finish. With its warm colors and cozy flavors, it's the ideal way to toast to the season, no matter what time of day. So pour yourself a glass, pop open a bottle or two if you're hosting, and take a load off after a long fall day. Bottoms up, folks.

6 Servings

Ingredients:

1 1/2 cups Prosecco, chilled

1 1/2 cups orange juice, chilled

1 1/2 cups pomegranate juice, chilled

Mint leaves, for garnish

Directions:

Combine the Prosecco, orange juice, and pomegranate juice and pour into 4 Champagne glasses. Garnish with mint leaves and serve.

Get the Recipe:
Pair it With:

Next Up

Thirsty Thursday: Limoncello Spritzer

Versatile enough to make for a sophisticated brunch, but also laid-back enough for an outdoor cookout, this well-balanced cocktail is appropriate for any time of day.

Thirsty Thursday: Orange Mojito

Toast to autumn and all its beautiful colors with this fruity orange mojito recipe from Cooking Channel.

Thirsty Thursday: Margarita March

Meet margaritas more playful side with these cool, bite-sized Margarita Jell-O Shots.

Thirsty Thursday: The Negroni

In need of inspiration for your post-work libation? Give the Negroni a try. This Italian cocktail is usually enjoyed as an aperitif, so it’s a perfect pick at happy hour.

On TV

Food Obsessed

7:30am | 6:30c

Food Obsessed

8:30am | 7:30c

Food Obsessed

9:30am | 8:30c

Man v. Food

10am | 9c

Man v. Food

10:30am | 9:30c

Man v. Food

11am | 10c

Man v. Food

11:30am | 10:30c

Burgers, Brew & 'Que

6:30pm | 5:30c

Burgers, Brew & 'Que

7:30pm | 6:30c
On Tonight
On Tonight

Man Fire Food

8pm | 7c

Man Fire Food

8:30pm | 7:30c

Man Fire Food

9:30pm | 8:30c

Man Fire Food

12am | 11c

Man Fire Food

12:30am | 11:30c

Man Fire Food

1am | 12c

Man Fire Food

1:30am | 12:30c
What's Hot
What's Hot

The Best Thing I Ever Ate

New Episodes Mondays 9|8c

So Much Pretty Food Here