- 10 whole cloves
- 10 black peppercorns
- 4 star anise, plus more for garnish
- 4 cups red wine
- 1⁄4 cup honey
- 1⁄2 tsp. grated nutmeg
- Peel of 2 oranges
- Orange slices, for garnish
- Heat cloves, peppercorns, and star anise in a 2-qt. saucepan over medium-high until toasted, 1–2 minutes.
- Add red wine, honey, nutmeg, orange peels, and 2 cups water; boil.
- Reduce heat to medium; simmer 10 minutes.
- Serve in mugs.
- Garnish with orange slices and star anise.
Yields: 2 – 4 servings