Hot Toddy

Makes 1

1 tbsp. honey

1 oz. brandy

1 tbsp. fresh squeezed lemon (or orange) juice

1 cup boiling hot water

1 tea bag

- garnishes, your choice: whole star anise, cloves or cinnamon sticks, and lemon or orange slices


Coat the bottom of a coffee mug or Irish coffee glass with honey. Pour in brandy, lemon juice and hot water in that order; add tea bag. Let steep 2-5 min. to taste; remove tea bag and garnish as desired.