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The Cocktail That Can Cure the Common Cold

Ah, the common cold. According to the CDC, the average adult can expect to have 2-3 colds a year. Lasting an average of 7-10 days, it can feel like it can take forever to recover. You could wander the medicine aisle looking for a cure-all, or you can kick that cold with the help of a simple cocktail.

The Hot Toddy is as easy as it gets. Whiskey, honey, and lemon are combined with boiling water for the ultimate comfort drink.

You may have heard that the Toddy can serve as a cold remedy. There's actually some truth to this old wives’ tale. The three major elements of the Hot Toddy each have healing properties.

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Holiday Sangria

Kicking off the holidays with this winter sangria. Enjoy the flavors for cranberry with rosemary in this homemade sangria recipe. A great holiday drink from my family to yours.

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Cranberry Winter Punch

It feels like forever since I was last in my kitchen mixing up cocktails. The holidays have a way of taking over and leaving you hung-over from copious amounts of food, booze and togetherness. It’s no wonder that once January comes we retreat into our homes for a social hibernation. Thankfully before we have a chance to declare ourselves hermits and vow never to leave the homestead…the only one that gets me is the cat!…there’s the Super Bowl.

Being married to a man who works in the produce industry, I’m used to coming home to a bag… or two… or even a case of product that’s too close to expiration to sell (but still perfectly good). This week I arrived home from work to find cranberries. What the heck am I supposed to do with cranberries?

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