Rosemary Vodkatini

Flavor this festive cocktail seasonally—with mint leaves in spring, basil leaves in summer, rosemary or thyme sprigs in fall, and a cinnamon stick in winter.

Serves: 4Hands-on: 15 minutesTotal: 2 hours 15 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 4


  • 1⁄2 cup dried cranberries
  • 1 sprig rosemary
  • 1 cup boiling water
  • 1 cup cranberry juice cocktail
  • 8 oz. vodka


  • Soak cranberries and rosemary in 1 cup boiling water for at least 2 hours.
  • Pour the cranberry mixture through a fine-mesh strainer; reserving the liquid and discarding the fruit and rosemary sprig.
  • For each drink, pour 2 ounces each of cranberry/herb water, cranberry juice, and vodka into a cocktail shaker filled with ice. Cover and shake.
  • Strain into a chilled martini glass and serve.