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Shamibabylove Apr 23, 2007 09:23 PM

HIYA,

what are the ingredients for mimosa?... :)

thanx

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    mojoeater Apr 23, 2007 09:39 PM

    Champagne and Orange Juice. Very simple. And a Pointsettia is Champagne and Cranberry.

    1. gina Apr 24, 2007 12:07 AM

      If you have sweet Champagne, try it with fresh-squeezed grapefruit juice. I once somehow ended up with a bottle of Moet & Chandon Nectar, which I'm not a big fan of, but found it was perfect with the grapefruit juice.

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        Shamibabylove Apr 24, 2007 09:59 AM

        would any fresh fruits complement mimosa?... my friend served fresh strawberries and green seedless grapes withit ( i personally disliked the combination), it didn't bring out the taste, it was a weird mixture.

        Gina i will definitely try the grapefruit juice, thank you for the tip.

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          jpschust Apr 24, 2007 01:07 PM

          pomegranites compliment it perfectly I find.

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          iwanchow1 Apr 24, 2007 10:32 AM

          Try champagne and Alize. A little thicker but very intoxicating!

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            Shamibabylove Apr 25, 2007 10:50 AM

            I would think that Alize would be a little too strong. I guess this fabulous concoction is not for sunday brunch :) but for a friday night with special someone.

        3. agavemark Apr 25, 2007 07:46 AM

          My Sunday brunch drink… besides the orange juice and champagne I like to put a little grenadine syrup.

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            vegas Apr 25, 2007 02:48 PM

            try it with a splash of Stoli Razz to kick it up!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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              Shamibabylove Apr 26, 2007 09:26 AM

              hehe Stoli Razz is my favorite, thanx for the tip vegas (what happens in vegas stays in vegas :).. sorry couldn't resist

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              dhedges53 Apr 26, 2007 09:32 AM

              If you are on a budget, try my wonderful recipe. Tang and Champale!!!

              Just kidding.

              Mandarin orange juice and Taitinger champagne would be my serious recommendation.

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                Candy Apr 26, 2007 09:34 AM

                my mother used to drink Chanpale...haven't seeen it in years. Do they still make it?

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                  Shamibabylove Apr 26, 2007 09:38 AM

                  fantastic question... tried googling looks like even google is out stock of chanpale

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                    dhedges53 Apr 26, 2007 09:57 AM

                    I haven't seen that tasty beverage in years either. LOL Come to think of it, I haven't seen Tang in years, but I'm sure it's still out there

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                      gina Apr 26, 2007 07:19 PM

                      They're both still around! Pabst makes Champale now (plus just about every other cheap-o beer etc. you can think of), and Kraft owns Tang. But I'll let someone else be the guineau pig...

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