Ready to don your waterproof boots and hit the cranberry bog?
Or, you can leave the hard work of harvesting to someone else and focus on blending the sweet-tart berry into your cocktails. Here’s how to make the most of the winter fruit in all its forms.
If you prefer your holiday feast with a side of vodka, try this cocktail, which has a base of freshly-brewed Darjeeling tea spiked with hibiscus, strawberry and lemon peel. The combination is a bright match for cold vodka and cranberry bitters.
Delight your guests by serving these cranberry-spiked G&Ts in clear glass ornaments, a Pinterest-y touch they won’t forget. As if the presentation wasn’t Christmassy enough, there’s also the ruby hue, courtesy of a cranberry and thyme-infused simple syrup.
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