Tag: Alcohol


Long Island Iced Tea

Long Island Ice Tea – created in the 1970’s on Long Island, New York doesn’t actually contain tea, but is supposed to taste similar.  It’s a hugely popular drink, served almost everywhere.  I’m sharing this recipe as Sander is going to be making these at his New Years Party this year, and needed to know […]


Sweet and Sour Mix

Many cocktails call for a sweet and sour mix, or as it may be known’ sour’ or ‘sour mix’.  I’ve put a few variations of the mix recipe here — two are “no heat” versions, and one needs a 5 minute boil.  All the recipes are simple to do. Sweet and Sour Mix Variation 1 […]

Alcohol, Christmas, holiday

Christmas Wassail

Christmas Wassail 5 apples 1 1/2 cups brown sugar 1 cup port 4 12-ounce bottles of ale or dark beer, plus 1/4 cup 4 cinnamon sticks 4 cloves 1 Lemon, zest only 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1/4 teaspoon ground all spice 1/4 teaspoon ground cardamon 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger Slice apples in half, and core.  […]