Spiced Apple Cider


3 quarts apple cider
12 whole cloves
1 cinnamon stick plus additional for garnishing
1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg


In a large saucepan, bring all ingredients to a boil.   Strain and pour into glass mugs.  Garnish with cinnamon sticks and serve.
Makes 12 cups.

Blue Hawaii Martini

Blue Hawaii MartiniIngredients

8 ounces vodka (1 cup)
2 ounces blue curacao liqueur (1/4 cup)
2 ounces pineapple juice (1/4 cup)
Ice cubes
Orange wedges (optional)


In a pitcher, combine vodka, blue curacao, and pineapple juice. Place ice cubes in a martini shaker. Add the liqueur mixture; shake. Strain into four chilled martini glasses. If desired, garnish each serving with an orange wedge.