Reader Maderia (kinda like the wine) wanted to share this warm holiday treat with everyone. The combination of spiced rum and apple cider conspire to warm your insides on a cold winter day.
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Being a part of Federated Media puts us in good company and involved in some pretty cool stuff. One of these is the Holiday Gadget Guide, now in it’s second year and expanding beyond tech gadgets, adding toys, clothing, books and home gadgets. Just as last year, the editors of tops sites such as Boing Boing, Make, OhGizmo and CrunchGear have picked their favorite gadgets from the world of tech, design and plain old coolness.… Read more
We’ve been busy adding in a bunch of new holiday cocktails and punches for you to enjoy. So with out further ado…
First, we have two festive cocktails from Absolut Vodka that feature the new Absolut 100:
Next, from Maker’s Mark, their special Hot Toddy recipe.
And, finally, and warm punch from Jacob’s Creek “Shira-la-la-la-az” Winter Warmer, an Australian twist on the European Mulled Wine tradition.
We always say the holidays are made from punch. From the book Hot Toddies: Mulled Wine, Buttered Rum, Spiced Cider, and Other Soul-Warming Winter Drinks.
Turning through the Sunday paper, I ran across this classic holiday recipe for rum cake. Light, moist and full of rum. Ooh, and a wonderful rum glaze! What did you expect from the House of Bacardi?
Here’s the recipe for the cake:
½ cup Bacardi Gold Rum
1 cup chopped pecans or walnuts
1 – 18 ½ oz package yellow cake mix
1 – 3 ½ oz package instant vanilla flavor pudding mix
4 … Read more
Light the candles, spin the dreidel …
What are we gonna celebrate with?
He’brew “The Chosen Beer” what else?
This east meets west brand originated and is based in our hometown of San Francisco, but is brewed in New York City. They make several beers including a Pomegranate Ale, the Flag Ship “Genesis Ale”, Rye Based Double IPA, a brown Ale and the annual limited release “Jewbelation” now in it’s 11th incarnation.
The great thing … Read more
This is a unique one from the reader archives, a warm drink with Vodka. The cocktail combines cocoa vodka, Kahlua and Creme de Menthe. It’s the Holidays in a mug! Thanks, Emily!
The nice people at Maker’s Mark and Herradura sent us some great new holiday-themed cocktails.
Stocking – A combination of Herradura Silver Tequila and pomegranate juice
The folks at Herradua tell us “This authentic Mexican cocktail combines the season’s most celebrated fruit, the pomegranate, with the culture’s symbol of good luck, the herradura (the horseshoe). Historically known within Mexican culture as the fruta de la abundancia (fruit of abundance), the pomegranate plays a significant role … Read more
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