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Mulled Wine Ice Cream

This ice cream works a lot like vanilla bean—gently but assertively spiced with floral, fruity, and citrusy flavors working in tandem. It's a good general purpose ice cream but with a point of view all its own. The way mulled wine should be. More

5 Winter Cocktail Recipes from Lolinda in San Francisco

Since it's the season for entertaining, we asked Chris Lane of Lolinda to teach us a few holiday cocktail recipes for whipping up at home. He shared some favorites from the current menu, including the Armagnac-based Carpenter's Hand; the Bergen Street, a twist on a classic citrusy gin cocktail; and The Devil's Backbone, a balanced blend of rye and Scotch. He also showed us how to make Napoleon's Vice, a winter-ready tiki drink, and a dangerously tasty rum-spiked mulled wine. More

Preserved: Mulled Wine Jelly

Warm, spicy mulled wine is classic winter tipple, at once soothing and celebratory. Whenever I go to a holiday party, I'm always happy to see a pot bubbling away on the stove. I love the way the rich, hearty red wine pairs with spices like cinnamon, star anise, and cloves. This quick and easy recipe combines all the flavors of mulled wine in a festive, elegant jelly that's great for gift-giving. More

Mulled Wine Jelly

This quick and easy recipe combines all the flavors of mulled wine in a festive, elegant jelly. If you don't have premixed mulling spices, simply add a few cinnamon sticks, star anise, whole cloves, and strips of orange zest to the pot with the wine. This jelly can take up to two weeks to set properly, so plan ahead! More

The Downside of Seasonal Drinks

The holidays are a time when all kinds of special recipes get trotted out for an annual airing, and like those red-and-white sweaters with little reindeer buttons, some of them should be tossed out along with that string of lights that no longer works. Everybody has their own issues with certain seasonal dishes--I, for one, have never understood the desire to consume cranberry sauce--and the same goes for seasonal drinks. More

Blogwatch: Mulled Wine

The winter holidays are about a lot of things. Not unimportant among these many meaningful sentiments are two predominant aspects of the holiday season: staying warm and getting drunk. Ursula of Jane Spice, Mulled Wine combines the garnet Christmas red of Burgundy wine with the tart spike of Thanksgiving's cranberry juice, dressed up with the spices of the season. It looks, and must smell, like December in a glass. Plus, it delivers the warm and drunk part with a single punch. Just be sure not to serve Santa—he may be old enough, but a reindeer DUI would seriously interfere with presents.... More

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