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Blender Sangria

3/9/2007 meps 0

This was the most beautiful course of our Valentine’s Day dinner this year. We took so long to photograph them, they sort of melted…but still tasted heavenly! 2 C red wine 2 C orange juice […]

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Hot buttered rum mix

1/20/2007 meps 0

2 sticks butter, softened 3 C brown sugar 1 t grated nutmeg 1 t cinnamon Pinch cloves Pinch salt Mix all ingredients together well. For each serving, put a heaping tablespoon of the mix in […]

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Butter nut scotch

1/20/2007 meps 0

1 oz Scotch whisky 1 oz butterscotch schnapps 1 oz amaretto almond liqueur Combine and serve over ice.

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Caipirinha

5/8/2006 meps 0

The quintessential Brazilian cocktail. Pronounced ky-pee-REEN-ya. 1 lime 1 T sugar 1 shot cachaça (the ones in Brazil were so strong, I suspect a “shot” means about 4 ounces!) Ice Cut the lime into 4 […]

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Thai lemongrass martini

4/5/2006 meps 0

Serves 2 2 stalks of lemongrass 1 C water 1 T lemon juice 2 oz good quality vodka 1 oz apple vodka or liqueur 1 oz coconut rum 1 Granny Smith apple Slice 1/2 C […]

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Cynthia’s Sangria

3/27/2006 meps 0

We enjoyed this version of sangria during a south-of-the-border potluck aboard Wind Dancer. It’s sweeter than my traditional Schulte Sangria, and it goes down like adult Kool-Aid. The mandarin oranges and pineapple at the bottom […]

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Pearl saké cocktails

1/31/2006 meps 0

We’re big fans of Momokawa sake or saké, which is brewed outside Portland, Oregon by the SakeOne corporation. Our favorite is their unfiltered Pearl, a sweet premium saké that is cloudy and white and usually […]

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Bishop hot toddy

1/31/2006 meps 0

According to an article I found in Yachting magazine, hot toddies date back to the 17th century. They’re good for parties or head colds, kind of like Brazilian quentão. See also: The black stripe and […]

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Blue blazer

1/31/2006 meps 0

This is so dangerous, I haven’t dared try it. It’s considered to be a “hot toddy.” 1 t sugar 2 oz boiling water 2 oz Scotch, heated Cinnamon Lemon twist Heat two large mugs. In […]