Dark Rum Spiced Cider

Posted by FM News 101 KXL on November 19, 2012

Rich and satisfying. Here’s a great adults only cider recipe for the holidays.

Ingredients: 8 allspice berries, 8 cloves, 2 cinnamon sticks, 2 lemon peels 3.5 inches by 1.5 inches. 1 quart unsweetened apple juce, 1 cup dark rum. Clove studded lemon peel for garnish.

Preparation: Place spices in a non-aluminum sauce pan. Add apple juice. Over high heat bring to steaming simmer.  …

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Apple Splendor

Posted by FM News 101 KXL on November 8, 2012

This is a delicious HOT drink just in time to celebrate the fall apple harvest! Also great if you’re tailgating. Make ahead of time and place into a thermos to keep hot! Yummy!

Ingredients: 5 oz. cider, 2 oz. dark rum, 1 oz. maple syrup, ½ tsp. Lemon juice. Cinnamon sticks.

Preparation: In a saucepan, pour in all liquid ingredients. Heat to boiling point, …

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Pendleton Coffee

Posted by FM News 101 KXL on November 8, 2012

Pendleton Whisky is a favorite of mine. It’s sweet, smooth and I love it’s flavor. Here’s a wonderful fire-side drink that will warm you up while enchanting your taste buds!

Ingredients: 1.5 oz. Pendleton Whisky, 1/2oz, REAL Maple syrup, 5oz. fresh, hot gourmet coffee (Sumatra or a lighter blend is better than dark roasted varieties), whipped cream.

Preparation: Brew the coffee. In a heated …

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Spiced Pear Punch

Posted by FM News 101 KXL on October 27, 2012

Fresh pears are in abundance right now-and as Oregon’s “Official state fruit”, thought this libation would be a good one to enjoy with friends.

Ingredients: 
2 (Anjou or Bartlett) pears-cored and sliced, 2 Granny Smith apples-cored and sliced, 20 whole cloves, 1 tsp. nutmeg-ground, 3oz. Damiana liqueur,1-750 ml bottle dry while wine-chilled, 1-750 ml bottle champagne-chilled.

Preparation: 
Place pears, apples, nutmeg and cloves into …

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Apple Sauce Slushy

Posted by FM News 101 KXL on October 27, 2012

Here’s a unique libation that takes advantage of the fact that October is applejack month-AND this concoction utilizes a canned food item from your pantry! It’s called the Apple Sauce Slushy!

Ingredients:
4oz. sweet and sour mix, 3oz. apple sauce-drained, 1oz. applejack, ¾.oz triple sec. 12oz. ice cubes and a small braeburn apple wedge.

Preparation: 
Add all ingredients-except apple wedge into a blender. Blend …

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