Sangria! Sangria!

Sangria! Sangria! Recipe By:HJACOBY “The BEST sangria recipe I’ve been able to hone to perfection! If you like a sweeter Sangria, use ginger ale in place of club soda.” Ingredients 1/2 cup brandy 1/4 cup lemon juice 1/3 cup frozen lemonade concentrate 1/3 cup orange juice 1 (750 milliliter) bottle dry red wine 1/2 cup triple sec 1 lemon, sliced into rounds 1 orange, sliced into rounds 1 lime, sliced into rounds 1/4 cup white sugar (optional) 8 maraschino cherries 2 cups carbonated water (optional) Directions In a large pitcher or bowl, mix together the brandy, lemon juice, lemonade concentrate, … Continue reading Sangria! Sangria!

Cranberry Sangria

Cranberry Sangria Recipe By:Cathy K “I came up with this while playing around with sangria recipes. It has now become a traditional beverage at Thanksgiving and Christmas; my family actually got upset the one time I didn’t make it!” Ingredients 1 cup white sugar 4 cranberry-flavored tea bags 4 slices fresh lemon 6 whole cloves 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger 1 1/2 cups water 2 (750 milliliter) bottles white wine 4 apples, cored and cut into chunks 1 1/2 cups dried cranberries 2 fluid ounces apple brandy Directions Place the sugar, tea bags, … Continue reading Cranberry Sangria

Hot Spiced Christmas Wine

Hot Spiced Christmas Wine Recipe By:rainy “This is a spicy, sweet holiday wine inspired by my trip to Germany, where a similar drink is a traditional part of winter celebrations.” Ingredients 2 oranges 2 (750 milliliter) bottles red wine 1 (750 milliliter) bottle white wine 1 (3 inch) piece of fresh ginger, peeled and thinly sliced 3 cinnamon sticks 1/2 teaspoon ground cloves 1/3 cup brown sugar, or to taste 1/4 cup brandy (optional) Directions Use a sharp knife or a vegetable peeler to remove the zest from the oranges in strips, being careful to remove only the orange part, … Continue reading Hot Spiced Christmas Wine