Rose Hip Vodka
Roses begin to produce hips around mid-July, after the petals fall. The tangy hips are ready to pick when they turn a fiery red-orange color. David Page gathers them along the bluffs and beaches on Long Island.
To make martinis, simply chill the vodka very well and serve it in martini glasses, garnished with fragrant wild or organic rose petals.
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