Saturday, December 25, 2010

An Almost White Christmas

Of all the days it chooses to snow like a New York one, Christmas here in Atlanta is (sort of) white! The snow is falling wildly outside, flights are canceled, nothing’s sticking, and everyone’s freaking – happy white Christmas, y’all!


Martha Stewart Christmases

We’re building a fire, watching National Lampoon’s, drinking hot toddies and getting high on brisket fumes – what are you doing?


(image via Tyler Florence)

Below, a delicious recipe for my newly favorite holiday drink – the very adult, very warming, traditional Scottish hot toddy.

Hot Scotch Toddy

  • 2 measures Scotch whiskey
  • 3 measures boiling water
  • 1/2 measure lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon honey (or brown sugar)
  • 3 drops angostura bitters
  • 1 slice lemon, studded with cloves
  • ground nutmeg

Put the sugar, bitters, lemon juice, and clove-studded lemon slice in the glass. Add the Scotch and pour in the boiling water. Stir to dissolve the sugar and sprinkle with ground nutmeg.

(via texas cooking)

Wishing you and yours the best this holiday.

Big kiss!

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