Simpleton Cocktail

Photo: Beatriz Da Costa

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1 1/2 cups (12 ounces) vodka, chilled
2 cups (16 ounces) cranberry juice cocktail, chilled
2 cups (16 ounces) pomegranate juice, chilled
3 tablespoons fresh lime juice


In a large punch bowl or pitcher, combine all the ingredients. (You can cover and refrigerate for up to several hours.) Add ice and ladle into martini glasses or plastic party cups.

To Make a Virgin Version: Substitute 1 1/2 cups (12 ounces) chilled lemon-lime soda for the vodka.


November 2006