What better way to celebrate strawberry season than with a berry-ripe cocktail? This gem from Brian Malarkey  is essentially a strawberry spin on a French classic: the kir royale. Watch the video to see how simple it is to make, and then check out his other sumptuous strawberry recipes (citrus halibut with strawberry relish  and strawberry brandy barbecue ribs ).
- 2 tablespoons strawberry liqueur 
6 ounces dry Champagne, chilled
1 strawberry, freshly sliced
1 basil leaf
- Add strawberry liqueur and Champagne to a glass. Garnish with the sliced strawberry and basil leaf.
- Drinks, Cocktails
- 1 cocktail