When you are frozen to the bone, nothing warms you up quite like a delicious hot drink. One of our new family favorites is actually an old family favorite that my husband grew up drinking: wassail. A few years ago, I put together a cookbook for my husband’s family for Christmas. My husband–who loves to cook as much as I do–submitted this recipe, and this is what he wrote about it: “If made properly, this should evoke memories of childhood and holidays. If it doesn’t, you either made it wrong or you need to work on your holiday spirit.”
Combine all ingredients in a large pot. Heat through and serve. Store leftovers in the refrigerator with all of the spices included, and it will get stronger and better-tasting every day!