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• 8 Lady apples

• 4 whole allspice berries

• 1 cinnamon stick

• 4 whole cloves

• 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg

• 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger

• 2 liters ginger ale

• 25 fluid ounces sherry

• 1 cup brandy

• 1 cup milk


Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Place whole apples on a baking sheet and bake until brown and tender, about 25 minutes. Gently crush the allspice berries and break up the cinnamon stick. Place the allspice, cinnamon, cloves, nutmeg, and ginger in a cheesecloth bag.

In a large sauce pan place 2 cups of the ginger ale and the spice bag. Bring to a boil, reduce heat and simmer for 10 minutes. Remove spice bag and add the remaining ginger ale, the sherry and the brandy heat until hot. DO NOT BOIL! Whisk in milk and pour into a punch bowl garnish with the baked apples.

Cranberry Martini


• 1 (1.5 fluid ounce) jigger vodka

• 1/2 fluid ounce orange liqueur

• 1/2 fluid ounce dry vermouth

• 3 ounces cranberry juice

• 1 cup ice

• cranberries


Combine vodka, orange liqueur, vermouth, cranberry juice and ice in a cocktail shaker. Shake vigorously to chill. Pour into martini glasses, and serve. Garnish with cranberries.