Holiday Cocktails for the Hostess Who Hates to Cook
Spare your guests the food coma and provide holiday cheer in liquid form instead
To ease your way into cocktail crafting, Duff recommends taking a classic drink recipe and switching out a few ingredients, to give it your own personalized twist. Her advice: Be sure to swap them out with similar ingredients: for instance, acids for acids, sugars for sugars, clear liquors for clear liquors and so on. Some simple substitutions: tequila for gin, vanilla syrup or cinnamon syrup for simple syrup or agave, and grapefruit for lemon.
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