Mojito

    This legendary Cuban cocktail is scented with yerba buena (known for stimulating the senses) and cleanses the palate for the feast ahead. Prepare each drink separately. Serve with light finger foods such as figs, almond-stuffed Spanish olives, nuts, cheese, grapes, or raspberries.

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    Ingredients
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    3
    fresh mint leaves
    1
    sprig
    mint (for garnish)
    1
    teaspoon
    sugar
    1/2
    lime, juiced
    crushed ice
    1 1/2
    ounces
    white rum
    club soda or seltzer water
    Directions
    Step 1
    Place mint leaves and sugar in a highball glass.
    Step 2
    Crush leaves lightly with a spoon.
    Step 3
    Add lime juice and stir.
    Step 4
    Add ice and rum; top off the drink with club soda or seltzer water.
    Step 5
    Stir again, garnish with the sprig of mint, and serve.
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