Whether you prefer your winter drinks toasty or frosty, you’re sure to be pleased with this beverage selection. Some of Flower magazine’s favorite designers and entertaining gurus shared recipes for their special sips for holiday parties and other cold-weather gatherings.
Author Jessica Strand's homemade shrub (a syrup made from fruit, vinegar, and sugar) plus a splash of ginger ale puts a holiday-worthy spin on the classic cranberry-and-vodka cocktail. Photograph by Ren Fuller.
This pleasingly herbal drink, excerpted from VERY MERRY COCKTAILS by Jessica Strand, will be a satisfying way to spread cheer after a day of decorating or a walk in a wintery forest. Photograph by Ren Fuller.
James T. Farmer's grandmother said that he drank his holiday ambrosia rather than ate it. "The nectar and juices in the bottom of the bowl was the best part to me, with all the fruit flavors infused together." The memory inspired this holiday recipe for Ambrosia Nectar with Coconut Rim. Photographs by James T. Farmer III and Maggie Yelton from Sip & Savor by James T. Farmer III.
A Christmas morning tradition for stylist Amanda Smith Fowler's family—these are perfect for brunch or dessert, and easily made kid-friendly. Photograph by Brent Hofaker