Sunday, May 31, 2009

guessing game

if you are the first person to guess what I am brewing up with these ingredients, I will mail you a prize! be sure to leave me a trail of how to contact you if you are the winner!


Michelle said...

Spiced Lemonade

1 Lemon
2 Cup(s) Water
1 Cup(s) Sugar
4 Whole Allspice
4 Whole Cloves
1 Cinnamon Stick
1 Tablespoon(s) Chopped Crystallized Ginger
1 Pinch(s) Grated Nutmeg
1 Cup(s) Fresh Lemon Juice
1 Cup(s) Club Soda, chilled

Directions: Remove rind in pieces from lemon with swivel-bladed vegetable peeler; avoid any bitter white pith. Combine water, sugar, lemon rind, allspice, cloves, cinnamon stick, ginger, and nutmeg in a small saucepan. Bring to a simmer; simmer, covered, for 20 minutes. Strain into a pitcher and chill; discard solids. To serve, stir in lemon juice and club soda. Serve over crushed ice. Garnish with mint sprigs.

Add the bay leaves because you want to.

Traveling Gypsy said...

I had no clue, but knew if you were making would have to be good! The bay leaves threw me off.

deb did it said...

oh Michelle, my mouth is watering for this Lemonade...I will definitely make this. HINT: The above ingredients are fresh lemon, cayenne pepper flakes, cinnamon stick, black pepper corns, whole cloves, and bay leaf. COME ON....take a guess...the water is boiling! and the prize is a good one!( Deb Did It)

Meri said...

It's a mystery! And Michelle's lemonade recipe sounds delicious.

turquoise cro said...

Mexican chili???spiced I googled all the ingredients and I couldn't still find it!!! Salsa mix? Hey, I added my dress today to the flickr group! Is yours there?! I'm Crowwoman! LOL

beth said...

salad dressing ?

Michelle said...

Okay, it it's not the lemonade, how about Spiced Massage Oil?

Ummmmm, nice.

paru's_circle said...


turquoise cro said...

is it a de-tox drink??! LOL

misty said...

hmmmmm... spicy perfume? ;) whatever it is will sure smell nice! maybe it's a natural bug spray? if so please... may i have the recipe. ;)

love your chili recipe, we eat "mexican' inspired meals at least 4 times a week.

happy June dear deb. xo

Laurie said...

Some kind of spicy lemon pasta? I say this because you said water was boiling so in my world it's pasta or tea!

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