Monthly Archives: December 2016

Last of the Ancient Breed Cocktail

Last of the Ancient Breed Cocktail Ingredients: Direction: In a medium saucepan, combine the wine with the cocoa nibs, sugar, chamomile, quince, and 1 cup water, and bring to a boil. Reduce the heat to maintain a simmer and cook until the quinces are soft, about 45 minutes. Remove the pan from the heat, pour […]


Wassail Ingredients: Directions: Heat oven to 350°. Place apples in baking dish; place light brown sugar in center of each apple. Pour 1 cup water in dish; bake 1 hour. Toast allspice berries, cloves, and cinnamon sticks in an 8-qt. saucepan over medium-high, 2 minutes. Add madeira, unsweetened cider, nutmeg, ginger, ale, dry hard cider, […]

Anthoil Brose Scotch Cocktail

Anthoil Brose Scotch Cocktail Ingredients: Directions: Stir scotch and oatmeal in a bowl; cover with cheesecloth. Let sit in a cool, dark place for 2 days. Strain into a 1-qt. saucepan. Add heavy cream and honey. Bring to a simmer. Serve in heatproof glasses or mugs. Yields:  2 – 4 servings From:

Calvados Hot Toddy

Calvados Hot Toddy Ingredients: Directions: Mix sugar and cinnamon together in a bowl wide enough to fit the rim of a double-walled glass. Pour apple cider into a bowl of similar size to about 1⁄4-inch depth. Dip the rim of the glass in apple cider and then cinnamon-sugar mixture. Whip cream and 1⁄2 oz. calvados until stiff peaks […]

Tea and Cider Wassail

Tea and Cider Wassail Directions: In a 6- to 8-quart Dutch oven, combine tea, cranberry juice, apple cider, orange juice, sugar, and lemon juice. For spice bag, place cinnamon and cloves in the center of a double-thick, 6-inch square of 100-percent-cotton cheesecloth. Bring the corners of the cheesecloth together and tie with clean string. Add […]

Honeyed Hot Cocoa

Honeyed Hot Cocoa Ingredients: Directions: Whisk honey, cocoa powder, and salt in a 1-qt. saucepan over medium heat. Bring to a simmer and slowly whisk in milk. Cook, while stirring, until slightly thickened and beginning to bubble at edges. Yields:  1 serving From:

Fluffernutter Hot Cocoa

Fluffernutter Hot Cocoa Ingredients: Directions: Heat milk in a 1-qt. saucepan over medium heat until just beginning to bubble at edges, about 3 minutes. Add remaining ingredients, let sit 1 minute and whisk until smooth. Top with additional fluff to serve. Yields:  1 serving From:

Tom and Jerry

Tom and Jerry Ingredients: Directions: In a large bowl, whisk egg whites and cream of tartar to stiff peaks. In another bowl, whisk yolks, 2 tsp. rum, sugar, cinnamon, allspice, and cloves until thick. Working in 2 batches, fold egg whites into yolk mixture. Cover bowl with plastic wrap; chill batter. To serve, heat milk […]