Monday, November 24, 2008

Beverage Monday. Thanksgiving Inspired Drinks.

Have a happy and safe Thanksgiving Holiday!

Positively Warm Apple Pie

  • 6 oz. apple cider (heated)
  • 2 oz. Tuaca liqueur
  • Whipped cream
  • Pinch of cinnamon and nutmeg
  • 1 cinnamon stick
In a glass coffee mug or heat-resistant goblet, combine your heated cider and Tuaca. Top with whipped cream. Sprinkle with cinnamon and nutmeg.
Add your cinnamon stick.
Recipe and photo courtesy of Fine Living.

Pumpkin Pie Martini
  • 1 oz vanilla vodka
  • 1 oz crème de cacao
  • 2 shots heavy cream
  • 1 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice
  • Whipped cream, for garnish
Put the first four ingredients into a shaker filled with ice. Shake and strain into a chilled martini glass. Garnish with whiped cream.

Maple Clove Twists
  • 1 1/2 oz apricot brandy
  • 1 oz sweet vermouth
  • 1 oz pure maple syrup
  • 1 teaspoon whole cloves
Put all of the ingredients into a cocktail shaker filled half-way with ice. Shake and strain into a small glass or brandy snifter.

These two recipies and photos courtesy of Rachel Ray.


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