Holiday Drinks

Festivus Party Punch

Submitted by: Wendy Richmond, Vancouver/Victoria

“Festivus is a holiday celebrated on December 23 that serves as an alternative to participating in the pressures and commercialism of the Christmas season. The holiday's celebration includes a Festivus dinner, an unadorned aluminum Festivus pole. Activities include the Airing of Grievances, Feats of Strength, and the labeling of easily explainable events as Festivus miracles.”

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Hot Toddy

Submitted by: Ellie Bramah, Halifax

“These will forever remind me of my mother. All winter, she'd make hot toddies for herself, and subsequently leave them stranded around our house all evening, waiting to be retrieved. ”

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Merry Mulled Wine

Submitted by: Fiona Marshall, Halifax

“I received this recipe - along with a bottle full for sampling! - from a dear friend one Christmas. Now I always think of her whenever I make it.”

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Rudolph’s Holiday Cider

Submitted by: Ian Conrad, Halifax

“Why is Rudolph's nose so red? This delicious hard cider is a warm hug on a cold night. Perfect to settle your brain before a long winter’s nap. ”

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