Cindy Pawlcyn Shares Pitcher Cocktail Recipes To Brighten Your HolidayEntertaining
Hand-crafted cocktails make any occasion festive, but during the holidays whenCindy Pawlcyn entertains, she mixes them up by the pitcher so she has moretime to enjoy her friends. Here she shares a few of her favorites to make aheadof time for your holiday party.
Santa's Little Helper Margarita
6 oz. Silver Tequila1 1/2 oz. Triple Sec1 oz. agave nectar1 1/2 oz. freshly squeezed lime Juice3 tsp. cranberry-orange relishCranberry-Orange relish is sold during the holidays at many markets. Jen Ingellis, award-winningbeverage director at Cindy Pawclyn's Wood Grill & Wine Bar (CP's), prefers Trader Joe's version.Combine ingredients and serve over ice. Can be made individually & by the pitcher. Serves 4
6 oz. jasmine tea-infused vodka1 1/2 oz. St Germain elderflower liqueur1/2 oz freshly squeezed lime juice1 bottle ginger beer - Jen prefers Cock n' Bull brandFor the jasmine tea-infused vodka:Steep 4 tbsp of your favorite jasmine tea leaves in one 750ml bottle of vodka for an hour. Strain.Combine all ingredients and serve over ice. Can be made individually & by the pitcher. Serves 4Hot Toddies:
1 oz. Belle de Brillet pear-infused Cognac1/2 oz. black walnut liqueur1/2 cup steamed milkgrated fresh nutmeg to garnishSteam the milk and stir in other two ingredients. Garnish with freshly grated nutmeg and serve.Makes one toddie.
Hot Buttered Rum