Simple Hot Toddy for Cold Relief: The traditional hot toddy was highly valued in previous generations as a sleep aid and treatment for throat pain. 8 Ounces Hot Water 1 1/2 Ounces Whiskey 2 Tablespoons Lemon Juice 1 Tablespoon Honey Combine all ingredients and drink slowly before bed. This recipe does have a medicinal and strong alcohol taste. It can be varied if it is intolerable.
Flu Fighting Recipe - Hot Toddy Ingredients: 1 oz brandy, whiskey or rum 1 Tbsp honey 1/4 lemon 1 cup hot water 1 tea bag Preparation: Coat the bottom of a mug, or a glass, with honey. Add the liquor and the juice of the lemon quarter. On the side, heat water in a tea kettle and add the tea bag to make hot tea. Pour the steaming tea into the glass and stir.
Bourbon Whiskey Meatballs 1 pound Bag Frozen Meatballs (I use homemade turkey meatballs) ½ heaping cups Ketchup (I use low sodium, no sugar added stuff) ½ cups Brown Sugar, Packed (I use 1/4 cup honey instead) ¼ cups Bourbon Whiskey 1 teaspoon Fresh Lemon Juice 1 teaspoon Worcestershire Sauce
After a hot week it looks like the weather has chilled down quite a bit! Warm up with this deliciously steaming take on tea: The Hot Toddy: 1 oz brandy, whiskey or rum, 1 Tbsp honey, 1/4 lemon, 1 cup hot water, 1 tea bag. Coat the bottom of a mug or an Irish coffee glass with honey, Add the liquor and the juice of the lemon quarter, On the side, heat water in a tea kettle and add the tea bag to make hot tea, Pour the steaming tea into the glass and stir. (via About.com)
The LiberTea- 1 large pitcher 4 c water, divided 4 black tea bags 4 c lemonade 1 c fresh basil leaves 1/2 c bourbon 11/2 cups American Honey (a whiskey-based, honey-sweet liqueur) 1. In a large saucepan, boil 2 cups water. Remove from heat; +4 tea bags of black tea. Steep 8 minutes; discard tea bags. +2 cups cold water transfer to pitcher 2. Add fresh basil leaves. Using a wooden spoon, crush basil until fragrant. Stir in bourbon Honey. Serve over ice
Make your own Mustard: Here's how: soak two parts mustard seeds to one part vinegar and one part water (or another liquid like wine or stout beer- I used whiskey) for 2-3 days, shaking occasionally, then blend it all together with a pinch of salt and any other flavors you'd like, like horseradish, garlic or raspberries. I used honey with good results. Try it!