Chocolate Stinger

Posted by Mr BBQ on January 19, 2013

Yes, it’s cold outside! Here’s a sweet, chocolate flavored warmer-upper that’ll bring a smile to your lips and warmth to your soul

Ingredients: 1oz.dark creme decacao,1/2oz.peppermint schanapps,2oz.premium hot chocolate,4oz.premium hot coffee.
Preparation: In a heated mug add the creme decaco, peppermint schnapps. Then pour in the hot chocolate and hot coffee. Gently stir. You can add a dollop of whipped cream if you …

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New Year’s Citrus Cider

Posted by Mr BBQ on January 5, 2013

After all the holiday hoopla, it’s nice to sit back, relax and enjoy a hot, family friendly libation. Since we’re in the midst of cold and flu season, here’s an enjoyable hot sipper that has no age limit.

Ingredients: 2 qts. apple cider, 1/4 cup white sugar, 10 whole cloves, 6 whole allspice, 4 cinnamon sticks. Lemon and/or orange slices for …

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Mulled Grape Cider

Posted by FM News 101 KXL on December 31, 2012

Here’s a warm, family-friendly concoction to help you warm up to the New Year!

Mulled Grape Cider–not only is this one loaded with vitamin C, it’s a delicious way to warm-up to the New Year, and it’s family-friendly!

Ingredients: 12 oz. grape juice concentrate-thawed, 4 cups water, 1 cup pineapple juice, 1 cup apple or cranberry juice, 8 whole cloves, 2 cinnamon …

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Prince of Wales

Posted by Mr BBQ on December 29, 2012

The Prince of Wales– Sweet champagne, muddled pineapple, and warming rye whiskey form the basis for this pre-Prohibition era cocktail. The recipe for this version comes from New York City bar and restaurant The Beagle.

INGREDIENTS: 1 1-inch cube of pineapple, 1/4 oz. simple syrup, 1/2 oz. lemon juice /2 tsp. maraschino liqueur, 1 1/2 oz. rye whiskey, Champagne, to top,Lemon …

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Pear-Basil Sipper

Posted by FM News 101 KXL on December 23, 2012

The marrage of sweet and spice make this a wonderfully festive libation to toast the holidays!

Pear-Basil Sipper–this is a delicious taste of the season, with lots of fresh pears available.


4 tablespoons pear nectar

3 tablespoons pear-flavored vodka

3 basil leaves

1/2 teaspoon white sugar

1 cup crushed ice

small pear wedge for garnish


Muddle 3 fresh basil leaves and 1/2 tsp. sugar in a cocktail shaker. …

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