Easy Cocktail Upgrades

Upgrade your home bar with these cheap and easy cocktail ideas from hip mixologists.

By Stacy Adimando, Photo: Yunhee Kim

Morning Collins
Yunhee Kim
Marmalade Mixer

Marmalade is the latest way to add a touch of sweet -- without diluting your drink. "It's shelf-stable, widely available and found in so many delicious flavors," says Douglas Derrick, bar manager at Nostrana in Portland, OR. He swishes a small amount into drinks to add flavor, richness and body. "Use a shaker to integrate the marmalade, then strain to remove any fruit chunks."

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