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Recipes: 'Holiday Cocktails Deck'

Nov 21, 2005

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This deck offers 50 drink recipes to go along with those from cookbooks selected by food writer Heidi Swanson in her holiday roundup.

Hot Buttered Apple Cider

1 cup apple cider

1 1/2 ounce butterscotch schnapps

Unsweetened whipped cream

Apple slice, for garnish

Heat the apple cider in a small saucepan over medium heat until very hot. Pour into an Irish coffee glass. Add the butterscotch schnapps, then top with whipped cream. Garnish with an apple slice.

Makes 1 drink.

Silver Bell Martini

2 ounces gin

1/4 ounce fry vermouth

2 or 3 pearl onions, for garnish

Silver candy balls, for garnish

Pour the gin and vermouth over ice in a mixing glass. Stir vigorously until cold, then strain into a chilled martini glass. Place the pearl onions on a toothpick and drop into the drink, then add a few silver candy balls.

Makes 1 drink.

From Holiday Cocktails Deck by Jessica Strand. Reprinted with permission from the publisher.

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