Some people swear by the cold busting powers of a hot toddy. I’m not sure if there is anything to it, but I do find drinking a hot toddy to be soothing when I feel a cold coming on. My standby is a Honey Bourbon Hot Toddy recipe. But, this tea hot toddy recipe is a nice change. Plus, it still has honey and bourbon! Here’s how to make it.
Do you love Vietnamese iced coffee and want to know how to make it at home? It’s easy! You can even make it without any special equipment.
The coffee drink is usually made using a stainless steel Vietnamese coffee brewer. If you’re like me and don’t own a special coffee maker, you can used strong brewed coffee instead. I use this easy cold brew coffee recipe mixed with sweetened condensed milk to make a delicious version of Vietnamese iced coffee.
You can’t beat the heat. But, you can make a G and T slushy!
This frozen gin and tonic is the ultimate in refreshment. It takes a little extra time to freeze the tonic into ice cubes, but is totally worth it! So relax, kick back and let your blender do the work.
This sparkling hard lemonade is flavored with fresh basil and juicy blueberries. It can be made with either gin or vodka with delicious results.
Blueberries and Basil, Ready to Muddle
Blueberry Basil Hard Lemonade Drink Recipe
2 fresh basil leaves
2 tablespoons fresh blueberries
1 1/2 ounces gin or vodka
3/4 ounce fresh lemon juice
1 ounce simple syrup
2 to 3 ounces sparkling or still water, chilled
Add basil and blueberries to glass with heavy bottom; gently break up with muddler or spoon. Add gin, lemon juice and simple syrup. Fill glass with ice. Top with water; stir gently. Garnish with lemon wedges.
Makes 1 cocktail
Tip: Add the amount of water that suits you taste. Use less water for a stronger drink.
What is simple syrup? Simple syrup is 1 part granulated sugar dissolved in 1 part water.