White  Chocolate  Latte






2 cups milk

1 cup half-and-half

2/3 cup white chocolate morsels

2 tablespoons instant coffee granules

1 teaspoon vanilla extract

1/4 teaspoon almond extract

whipped cream (optional)
cinnamon sticks (optional)




Stir first 4 ingredients together in a small saucepan over low heat

until white chocolate morsels are melted.


Stir in vanilla and almond extracts; pour evenly into 4 mugs.


Top with whipped cream, if desired.


Garnish with cinnamon sticks, if desired, and serve immediately.



Serves 4






Apple  Tea






1 cup water

4 whole allspice

2 (individual) black tea bags

1 cup unsweetened apple juice or cider

2 tablespoons honey  




In a small saucepan, bring water and allspice just to a boil.

Add tea bags.

Remove from the heat; cover and steep for 3 minutes.


Remove and discard allspice and tea bags.


Stir in apple juice and honey; heat through.



Serves 2






Hot  Ginger  Coffee






6 tablespoons ground coffee (not instant)

1 tablespoon grated orange peel

1 tablespoon chopped crystallized or candied ginger

1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon

6 cups cold water

Whipped cream, cinnamon sticks and/or additional orange peel (optional)




Combine the coffee, orange peel, ginger and cinnamon; pour into a coffee filter.


Brew according to manufacturer's directions.


Pour into mugs; garnish with whipped cream, cinnamon sticks and orange peel if desired.



Serves 6






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