Even though I’m a straight up Yankee, I love me some sorrel! What is sorrel?  If you’re familiar with hibiscus tea, it’s similar to it, especially in color. Sorrel is made from the sepals of the sorrel flower (Hibiscus sabdariffa).  I’ve honestly never made it.  I get my sorrel from the mother of my sister’s boyfriend. Whenever she sends over sorrel, it’s usually a lot.  After a while, I get a little bored with drinking the same thing.  One Sunday morning, I decided to mix it up a bit. 

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At home, this day of my experiment, coincidentally we had champagne, and orange juice.  Instead of making the same old boring brunch mimosa, I decided to add some sorrel.  It was so good!  The sorrel isn’t overpowering. 

I’m sorry I don’t have a picture of it.  The next time I make it I will add a picture to this post. Here is how it is made:

Sorrel Mimosa Recipe
2 Parts Champagne
1 Part Sorrel
1 Part Orange Juice
Add  an orange slice for garnish

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Kim is a 30 something Brooklyn, NY native, currently enjoying Long Island suburban life with her husband and 8-year-old daughter, Chloe. She not only works full-time and is a freelance makeup artist, but also shares her love for the things that she finds beautiful: her love of family, travel, cars, and makeup and skincare on Beauty and the Bump NYC. In addition to that, she is a writer for A Girl's Guide to Cars. Now, if that wasn’t enough, she also took on the role of class parent for her daughter's 2nd-grade class. These are all tough jobs, but somehow, she gets it all done with style, grace, and of course, beauty.