Edit ModuleShow Tags

Why I Love a Hot Toddy

The tasty cocktail is key for winter comfort.

Living in a veritable cocktail capital provides us with plenty of inspiration when it comes to crafting our own drink recipes, and a hot toddy is an exceptional beverage that staves off the winter blahs while encouraging a bit of creativity.

Traditionally, the cold-weather concoction calls for a blend of whiskey, hot water and sugar or honey, but last winter, while I waited for my heater to get fixed, I arrived at the conclusion that my perfect variation includes peppermint tea, a lemon slice and a cinnamon stick.

Some people swear by the healing properties of the hot toddy to perhaps cure or at least alleviate symptoms of a common cold – though I’m sure most doctors these days wouldn’t exactly prescribe it. But as someone who begins to shiver when the mercury drops below 70 degrees outside, I recommend it, officially, as a delicious way to stay warm.

 

You Might Also Like

2015 New Orleans Top Female Achievers

Going Fourth

An Independence Day Bounty

Midway Mule

Drinking to victory

News From the Kitchens

Angeline, The Big Cheezy and Salon by Sucré

Baby, It’s Hot Outside!

Sweet treats to cool you down

Add your comment:
Edit ModuleShow Tags

Latest Posts

Designer of the Week: Project Proposal

Local Licks

New Orleans’ wedding singers make beautiful, funky and fun music for every aspect of your Big Day

Wild Magnolias Mardi Gras Indian, Bo Dollis, Jr. shines at Ogden After Hours

Millennial Issues

Summer Elegance

A bridal party bash
Edit ModuleShow Tags Edit ModuleShow Tags Edit ModuleShow Tags