Strawberry Gin Smash

This means dinner consists of simple recipes, served with easy but delicious drinks, like smashes. These smashes make up a whole new world of cocktails with endless options for muddling, mixing, and of course sipping.
Strawberry Gin Smash

INGREDIENTS
For a pitcher:

  1. 2 tablespoons granulated sugar
  2. 2 limes, juiced (about 1/4 cup)
  3. 1 pound fresh strawberries
  4. 2 cups gin
  5. 3 cups club soda
  6. Fresh mint sprigs, for garnish

For a single drink:

  1. 1/2 teaspoon granulated sugar
  2. 1 lime wedge
  3. 3 fresh strawberries, 2 hulled and sliced and 1 reserved for garnish
  4. 3 ounces gin
  5. Club soda
  6. Fresh mint sprig, for garnish


INSTRUCTIONS
For a pitcher:

  • Muddle the sugar and limes in a pitcher that holds at least 8 cups (64 ounces). Set aside 6 to 8 small strawberries and make a small slice in their tips. Hull and slice the remaining strawberries and muddle the slices lightly with the sugar and lime juice.