This New Year's give your midnight champagne toast a burst of color and flavor by adding fresh red raspberries and a touch of Brazil with some Cachaça.
• 6 fresh raspberries
• 1 ounce agave
• ½ ounce cachaça
1. Muddle raspberries with agave.
2. Add cachaça and give it a quick stir.
3. Fill with champagne.
Makes one champagne cocktail.
Measurement is based on a 6 ounce champagne glass.
Elizabeth Carrion, a Dominican, co-founded Mi Cocina, a New Jersey-based catering service that also offers cooking classes, with her sister, Ana Martinez. Follow her on Twitter: @micocinalatina and visit her website micocina-latina.com.