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Hot buttered cider

Serves 4

  1. 4tb maple syrup
  2. 4tb butter, cut into small pieces and chilled
  3. 1 quart fresh cider
  4. 1/2 cup dark rum
  5. 4 cinnamon sticks
  6. Fresh nutmeg
  • Heat maple syrup on medium heat; do not let boil. Whisk in butter. Whisk in 3-5 and heat until warmed through. Divide, top with nutmeg and serve immediately.

Berry Collins

Serves 8

  1. 1-1/2 cups berries
  2. 1 cup sugar
  3. 1/2 cup water
  4. 2 cups dry gin, chilled
  5. 3/4 cup lemon juice
  6. Ice
  7. 2 cups club soda, chilled
  • Bring 1-3 to a boil and stir until sugar dissolves. Simmer, stirring occasionally, for 20-25 minutes. Let cool and strain, pressing down on berries to extract liquid; discard solids.
  • Mix berry syrup with 4-6 and rest for 3-5 minutes. Fill glasses with ice, divide mixture and top with 4tb club soda. Serve.

Black and white russian

Serves 8

  1. 8 cups coffee
  2. 2 cups simple syrup
  3. 1 cup kaluha
  4. 1/2 cup vodka
  5. Seeds from 1 vanilla bean, pod reserved for other use
  6. 4tb powdered sugar
  7. 2 cups heavy cream
  • Pour 2 cups of coffee into an ice cube tray and freeze. Meanwhile, combine remaining coffee with 2-4 and chill.
  • Beat 5-7 to soft peaks. Fill glasses 2/3 full with coffee ice cubes, pour in coffee mixture and top with whipped cream.