Can you smell it? Love is in the air during the month of February. Valentine’s Day is just around the corner and with cards, chocolates, and teddy bears also comes cocktails. The Love Potion Martini is a delicious homemade drink designed exclusively to WOW your loved one on this special holiday. Sweeten up your sweetheart with this easy to whip up drink that combines pomegranate juice, strawberry vodka, and Chambord Black Raspberry Liqueur. To top it off and help you create a special mood for love, take two strawberries, cut them into hearts, and place them inside of the cocktail glass. Nothing screams I love you like creativity in the kitchen! Cook up a delicious meal, light up a few scented candles, place beautiful roses inside of a vase, make a toast and enjoy a special in-house date with your loved one! If you’re having a gathering with friends or family, indulge in a rich time by sipping on the Love Potion as you play a few games. Unwind, relax, and enjoy!

• 1 cup pomegranate juice

• 3 ounces strawberry vodka  (such as Strawberry Basil Vodka from Pearl)

• 3 ounces Chambord Black 

  Raspberry Liqueur

• 2 small chunks dry ice

• 2 strawberries cut into hearts, for garnish

-In a cocktail shaker, combine the pomegranate juice, vodka, and Chambord. Shake to combine.

-Place one chunk of dry ice into the bottom of each glass.

-Pour the martini over the dry ice, then add a very small piece of dry ice.

-Garnish with skewered strawberry hearts.