The Peyton Manning

Posted by Mr BBQ on February 1, 2014

I’m not ashamed to tell you that I am rooting for the BRONCOS this Super Bowl. Found this “autographed” cocktail on the Los Angeles Times website today:

Rim salt mixture: 1/4 cup salt,  1/4 cup celery salt, 1/4 cup sugar

Cocktail: 3/4 cup blanco tequila, 1/3 cup Cointreau, 3/4 cup lime juice, 3/4 cup orange juice, 6 pack of hefeweizen Note: Make sure …

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Honey Bunny Hot Toddy

Posted by Mr BBQ on January 25, 2014

We’re in the height of the cold and flu season. Here’s a hot remedy concocted by a Virginia bartender, after his household came down sick. While it may not cure ya, at least it will comfort you!

¼ cup peeled ginger, sliced thin
½ cup honey
½ cinnamon stick
½ cup lemon juice
2 oz. Corsair rum

Heat 1 quart of water in a small saucepan, …

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Hazelnut Anti-freeze

Posted by Mr BBQ on January 18, 2014

With as mild a winter as we’re having, wasn’t sure if I was going to trot this libation out this year—however with the damp, cold fog and low temps. ya know-just have to sip on my HAZELNUT ANTI-FREEZE to help ward off the cold and warm us up!

Ingredients  6oz.freshly brewed gourmet coffee…2oz. dark rum, 1oz. Frangelico-Hazelnut Liqueur, 1 teaspoon brown …

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Hot Whiskey Punch

Posted by Mr BBQ on January 11, 2014

Here’s a flavorful way to enliven your football or Olympic parties.

Ingredients: 1-liter blended whiskey, 3 cups water, 1 cup granulated sugar, 8 whole cloves, 4 lemons peeled and sliced into rounds. (save peel), 2 cinnamon sticks.

Preparation: In a non-reactive saucepan, add water, sugar, cinnamon sticks, cloves and lemon peel. Over medium-high heat begin to heat the mixture, stirring to dissolve the sugar.Bring to a boil, …

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Hot New Year’s Apple-Pear Cider

Posted by Mr BBQ on January 4, 2014

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 …

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