I used to think that brining a turkey was a worthless excercise of time and money. That is until three years ago, when Sandi and I made up an Apple/Bourbon brine and soaked our 17# turkey for 24 hours in the mixture. The result was jawdropping! Here’s what you need to know to successfully brine your turkey. (Try it on …
Fall is apple time. This delicious libation gives us the wonderful flavor of this popular fruit with a little adult kick added in!
Ingredients: 1.5oz. vodka, 1/4oz. apple schnapps,2oz.apple cider, 2oz.guava juice, 1 small pinch of cinnamon, 1 egg white, sugar and Angostrura bitters.
Preparation: In a tall collins glass filled with ice, add the vodka, schnapps, apple cider and guava juice. In …
Flavorful, warming, healthy—all good qualities of this family friendly libation–and one you can mix up and serve at your Halloween or Harvest Fest gatherings
1Qt. Apple Cider
1 Qt. Water
1/2 cup dried cranberries
12 cinnamon sticks
1/2 teaspoon crushed whole cloves
1 tablespoon whole allspice
2 oranges, cut into rounds
PREPARATION: In a large saucepan combine the cider, water and spice mix. Warn up over medium heat. Do …
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. It’s Spiced Pear Punch!
Ingredients: 2 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 …
Warm and aromatic, this is a delicious way to savor Fall.
The aroma of this delicious drink with excite the senses, and please the palate. Makes enough for 8-10 servings. Drink in the fall!
Ingredients: 2 qts. apple cider, 1 qt. pear juice, 48 whole cloves, 1 large orange-unpeeled,1/4 cup brown sugar, 1/2 tsp. ground cloves, 1/4 tsp. ground allspice, 3 cinnamon sticks.