It's the most wonderful time of the year -- if you can afford a plane ticket, hotel and copious amounts of alcohol. However, if you're stuck in seasonally confused Buffalo, this Blue Kamikaze recipe might help ease the pain. One sip may just transport you to a warm, sandy beach.



1 oz. vodka
1 oz. Blue Curacao liqueur
1 oz. lime juice
Fill glass with ice cubes


Combine the vodka, Blue Curacao, and lime juice in a glass with ice. Shake well, then pour through a strainer into a normal glass with ice in it. Makes 1 drink.