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Boozy Chai Latte

With temperatures turning cooler, warm up from the inside out with a spiced and spiked chai latte. Ingredients 2 cups water 4 spiced chai black tea bags or plain black tea 2 strips of orange peel 10 whole cloves 2 cinnamon sticks 10 whole black peppercorns 1/2 tsp freshly grated ground nutmeg 1 tsp ground ginger 1/2 tsp cardamom pods smashed (and optional) 3 Tbsp light brown sugar packed 2 cups 1% milk or milk of … Continue reading Boozy Chai Latte

Boozy Christmas Cherry Bombs

These vodka-soaked cherries are sure to be a hit at any adult holiday party. Ingredients 1 jar (10 oz) red maraschino cherries with stems 1/2 cup vanilla-flavored vodka 2 squares (about 3 oz) vanilla-flavored candy coating (almond bark), chopped (from 20-oz package) 1 tablespoon each green crystallized sugar and holiday nonpareils Steps 1. Drain cherries; … Continue reading Boozy Christmas Cherry Bombs

18 Cookie and Wine Pairings to Try This Holiday Season

We love sitting down with our favorite Christmas cookies and a glass of milk, but sometimes we want to get into the holiday spirit(s). Try these sweet wine pairings for a new kind of treat. Chocolate Crinkle Cookies Wine pairing: MerlotRed wine and chocolate make for a perfect pair. Why not couple a holiday favorite … Continue reading 18 Cookie and Wine Pairings to Try This Holiday Season

Boozy Buttermint White Hot Chocolate Recipe

Ingredients 4 cups whole milk 1 cup heavy cream 1/2 cup white buttermints 6 ounces chopped white chocolate 2 teaspoons vanilla extract 1/3 cup Irish cream liqueur (such as Baileys Irish Cream) 1 cup marshmallows mint sprigs crushed buttermints How to Make It Step 1 Whisk together 4 cups whole milk, 1 cup heavy cream, … Continue reading Boozy Buttermint White Hot Chocolate Recipe

Kahlua Hot Chocolate

So cozy, so boozy, and so perfect for these chilly nights! INGREDIENTS: 2 cups milk 2 tablespoons sugar 1 1/2 tablespoons Dutch-processed unsweetened cocoa powder 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon Pinch of nutmeg 1 ounce Kahlúa coffee liqueur Mini marshmallows, for serving Salted caramel, for serving Chocolate syrup, for serving DIRECTIONS: In a medium saucepan, combine milk, … Continue reading Kahlua Hot Chocolate