Annie Copps’ Cape Codder

Meet Annie Copps, a frequent visitor to Cotuit  and Osterville where her family summers every year.  While Annie travels the world as an Instructor and Culinary Tour Leader for Oceania Cruise Lines (each year awarded “Best Food at Sea”), her heart belongs to Cape Cod.  And Annie has just published a delightful cookbook, “A Little Taste of Cape Cod: Recipes for Classic Dishes.”  by Annie B. Copps, Bluestreak Books, Weldon Owen, 2018 (available on

The book is filled with recipes of food and drink that visitors will find when they visit – and then they can make the dishes at home while they remember their fabulous days on beautiful Cape Cod.  Annie shares one of the recipes from her cookbook, the famous “Cape Codder” cocktail.  Her lovely little book also includes recipes for libations like “Summer Wind”, a “Blueberry Mojito”, and a   “Bloody Mary With a Coastal Twist”.

Cape Codder
Serves 6

12 ounces vodka
12 ounces cranberry juice cocktail (sweetened cranberry juice)
1/4 cup fresh lime juice
About 8 ounces club soda or sparkling water
6 fresh mint leaves for garnish

Directions :
1.  In a large pitcher, combine the vodka cranberry juice, and lime juice.  Stir well to combine.
2.  Add the club soda, stir to mix, and pour into 6 tall ice-filled glasses.  Garnish each with a mint leaf and serve right away.



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