Posted on November 19, 2019 by Alexandra Isobel Canadian Romance Writer Hygge Writing Life
1 bottle of sweet red wine
½ bottle of brandy, Cointreau or Triple Sec
Handful of cloves to spike the orange and lemon
A few cinnamon sticks
Pinch of mace
Sugar and water (simple syrup) OR maple syrup
POUR liquids into a heavy pot on the stove. Low heat.
SPIKE the orange and lemon with clove, then cut zest strips and add to pot.
ADD cinnamon sticks and mace.
TURN up the heat but do not boil.
ADD simple or maple syrup to taste.
SERVE hot in a glass.
Chocolate Chip Twix Cookies
1 cup butter
½ cup white sugar
1 ½ cups brown sugar
1 ½ tsp vanilla
2 ½ cups flour
1 tsp baking soda
1 tsp baking powder
2 cups milk chocolate chips
2 packages of Twix bars, cut into small pieces
COMBINE wet ingredients and fold into mixed dry ingredients.
ADD chipits and Twix pieces.
ROLL mix into small balls, and bake 9-10 minutes at 350 degrees.
FIND a book and comfy blanket. Read. Sip. Chew.
Now curl up on the couch with a warm plush blanket and book … or Netflix.Alexandra