Beverages

Most delicious beverages, alcoholic and nonalcoholic drinks.

May Wine “Punch”

15 sweet woodruff springs 2 pints strawberries 1/2 cup sugar 1 1/2 quarts Rhine or Mosel wine Optional garnishes include edible flowers such as borage, violets, or roses. Heat 4 woodruff springs in 200 deg. oven for 5 min. Rinse and hull 1 pint of the strawberries, then place in large pitcher or crock and …

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Pulp Facts

News alert: Don’t juice vegetables and then discard the pulp. In the garbage goes most of the fiber. Even worse, according to a new study, you waste about half of the fabulous vitamins and phytomins. Researchers first measured levels of two phytomins: lycopene (a possible colon-cancer fighter) in tomatoes; and sulforaphane (a possible breast-cancer fighter) …

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Hababeri Sherry

The habanero pepper is 30-50 times hotter than a jalapeno. The flavor, if you can get past the heat, is fruity and distinctive. This “cooking sherry” brings forth the flavor and reduces the incendiary impact to provide a delicious seasoning. 1 bottle sherry 1 fresh habanero pepper The selection of sherry is important. Christian Brothers Golden Sherry or Hartly & …

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Vanilla Extract

I’m presently making my own vanilla – do not know if you can use brandy. I used 2 cups of SKY vodka* and a vanilla bean. I put both into a jar, covered and let steep. After 5 weeks, I added another vanilla bean. It seems to be just fine – a bit weak at …

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MINT SEKANJABIN

2 1/2 cups water 4 cups sugar 1 cup wine vinegar 8 sprigs fresh mint Combine water and sugar and bring to a boil, stirring frequently until sugar dissolves. Add vinegar and simmer 1/2 hour. Remove from heat and plunge mint sprigs into hot syrup. Let cool and bottle (supposedly the syrup need not be …

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Best Jerkey

2 CUPS SOY SAUCE 2 OZ. BURBON WHISKEY 2 TBLS. GARLIC SALT 2 TBLS. SUGAR 1 TSP. PEPPER 2 TBLS. DRY MUSTARD 2 TBLS. GROUND GINGER 2 TSP. TABASSCO LET SOAK FOR 24 HOURS DRY IN SMOKER OR DEHYDRATOR.

Lycii Tea

These red, raisin-like berries are best eaten but classically they have been brewed with Schizandra. One of the most popular beverages in China consists mainly of these two berries. With folklore associating lycii and schizandra tea with beauty, youthful skin and “glowing” eyes and complexion, it’s little wonder that Lycii’s a favorite amongst females in …

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Sea Buckthorn – Natural drinks and the secrets of preserving

Sea Buckthorn is the absolute champion of autumn; because of the fruit contents can ensure the body needs for a day of vitamins, minerals and trace elements by drinking only a few beans or a glass of juice. Sea Buckthorn also contains antioxidants, important substances in the impeccable functioning of immune system. But, in order …

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