New Orleans Style Bloody Mary

For me, there is nothing better to start a brunch or evening supper on a hot Louisiana summer day than a serious Bloody Mary. And this one is serious. For my money, the most important part of the Bloody read more

Emily’s Summer Sangria

Charles Dickens Punch

Charles Dickens

Charles Dickens’s Punch

For 12 to 16 people

Step 1: Three hours before your party, peel 3 lemons with a swivel-bladed vegetable peeler, trying to end up with three long read more

Kentucky Egg Nog Spike

  • 1 cup bourbon
  • 1 cup brandy
  • 1 cup dark rum
  • 1 vanilla bean, halved lengthwise
  • 1 whole nutmeg
  • 2 large cinnamon sticks
  • 7 whole chives

Mix the booze. Scrape the seeds from the vanilla bean into mixture; add pod. Crack nutmeg into 4-5 pieces. Add nutmeg, chives, and cinnamon; read more