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. …
Posted by Mr BBQ on December 22, 2012
Whenever you use expensive liquor in a libation–it’s known as top shelf. My buddy Dan Sweet says this is top of the shelf indeed.
.A couple of things to note before I give you the recipe:This is a “top shelf” eggnog. The prices for the bottles can be high, but it has really seemed worth it to me. Depending on the …
Posted by FM News 101 KXL on December 17, 2012
At Paley’s Place in Portland, Oregon, bartender Suzanne Bozarth puts a French spin on this warming drink.
A hot toddy is basically a shot or two of any potent spirit added to a cup of hot water. At Paley’s Place in Portland, Oregon, bartender Suzanne Bozarth puts a French spin on this warming drink with a slug of apple brandy, such …
Posted by Mr BBQ on December 15, 2012
Wassil Punch: For many families, this is a holiday tradition. Here’s a twist on this classic drink recipe from the new Imbibe Magazine book-The American Cocktail
Wassail is a deeply rooted tradition in the Midwest and a popular regional staple throughout the cold-weather season. This recipe comes from The Rittenhouse Inn in Bayfield, Wisconsin, and is featured in Imbibe Magazine’s The …
Posted by FM News 101 KXL on December 10, 2012
A traditional hot spiced wine libation from the Scandinavians.
GLOGG—(Spiced Wine) This traditional Swedish Christmas punch—spiked with red wine, port, and vodka—is not for the faint of heart.The Swedish word for mulled wine, Glögg, comes from the verb ‘to heat up’.
The term glödgat vin, literally ‘heated wine’, first appeared in Sweden in 1609. By that time, many European countries had stopped …