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Blood Orange Cosmos (Makes 6 drinks)

Copyright 2014, Rob Marshall and John DeLuca, All Rights Reserved

Photo: Quentin Bacon

2 cups good vodka
1 cup orange liqueur
2 cups blood orange juice
½ cup freshly squeezed lime juice (4 limes)
6 generous peels from a fresh blood orange

Combine the vodka, orange liqueur, blood orange juice and lime juice in a large pitcher. Fill a cocktail shaker half full with ice, pour the cocktail mixture in, and shake for a full 30 seconds. Pour into chilled martini glasses, rub the rim of each glass with a blood orange peel and add as a garnish. Serve immediately.