Saturday, December 10, 2005

HOT AND SPICED WINE

December 13 is Saint Lucy (Santa Lucia in Swedish) Day. Lucia is serving you glögg and gingersnap cookies. She is dressed in a white gown and has candles in her hair. The mulled wine will warm you up during cold winter days.

GLÖGG

  • 1 1/2 cups red wine
  • 1 1/2 cups ruby port wine
  • 1 cup vodka
  • 6 pods green cardamom
  • 5 whole cloves
  • 2 tablespoons grated orange zest
  • 2 cinnamon sticks
  • 2 ounces slivered almonds
  • 1/2 tablespoon raisins

Go to All Recipes for the directions.