Time to warm up, and help our bodies fight the cold and flu season. Here’s a flavorful family-friendly hot drink to help toast in the New Year.
Ingredients: 2 qts. apple cider, 1 quart pear juice, 1/4 cup white sugar, 10 whole cloves, 6 whole allspice, 4 cinnamon sticks. Lemon and/or orange slices for garnish.
Preparation: Place all ingredients-except citrus slices into a saucepan. Bring to a slow boil. Boil for 5 minutes, then strain out spices. Pour into heated mugs, and add orange or lemon slices for garnish.