Pamela Wiznitzer of the New York City cocktail bar Seamstress NY sweetens things up with three kicky recipes.
In a cocktail shaker, put 1½ ounces tequila, ¾ ounce cranberry juice, ½ ounce lemon juice, and ½ ounce simple syrup and shake to combine. Strain over ice into a lowball glass. Garnish with fresh cranberries and serve.
In a cocktail shaker, put 1½ ounces rye, 1½ ounces sweetened condensed milk, 1 ounce milk, and a pinch each of nutmeg and cinnamon and shake well to combine. Pour into a low glass over ice. Garnish with a cinnamon stick and serve.
In a highball glass, combine 1½ ounces aged cachaça, such as Novo Fogo; 1 ounce cold chai tea; 1½ ounces sparkling apple cider; ½ ounce lemon juice; and ½ ounce simple syrup. Serve.
These 3 Cocktails Are Thanksgiving In a Glass
Oprah Magazine, November 2016