William Faulkner’s Hot Toddy

Baby, It’s Cold Outside.

When she asks, “What’s in this drink?” — She’s talking about this!! 😉


Bourbon (I like Maker’s Mark)
1 tsp sugar
1/2 lemon, squeezed
Boiling water

Glass: Use a heavy bottomed glass tumbler


  1. Fill the tumbler half full with bourbon.
  2. Add sugar.
  3. Squeeze in the lemon juice.
  4. Stir until sugar dissolves.
  5. Top off with boiling water.
  6. Enjoy!


Hot Apple Cider


4 c apple cider
1 stick cinnamon
4 cloves
4 black peppers
(fresh ginger slices if desired)
1 small orange, sliced into rounds
1 slice lime, small
1/8 c maple syrup

Let boil until delicious smell permeates house.