According to the rare Bartender’s Manual by Harry Johnson published in 1900, this cocktail was a favorite with the English living in East India. This is one smooth drink with a sophisticated tropical flavor.
Happy Fat Tuesday! I thought I’d bring a little Mardis Gras spirit to the kitchen tonight by making a brandy milk punch. This 19th century classic is popular in New Orleans, with many bars putting their own spin on the recipe. It is a concoction of milk, brandy, vanilla, and sugar which is served cold […]
This is a sophisticated and sweetly pleasing sangria. For a party, double the recipe and serve from a punch bowl for a festive flair. Once again, this sangria tastes better if you let it sit for 48 hours before serving. (Before adding 7 up and citrus. You can add the strawberries and cinnamon early if […]
This sangria tastes like the flavors of autumn. The wine and brandy combined with the apples, vanilla, and cinnamon round out the flavor to make a delicious concoction. On the first day it just tastes just like a spiced wine, but by the 3rd day the flavors have married and toned down to make a […]