Apple Cider Vinegar Tea Throat Coats

If there’s one thing you can rely on Seattle farmer’s markets to have in March, it’s honey. Buy a jar and try one of these throat-taming teas…

Regan’s Orange Bitters Recipe No. 5

makes about 18 ounces
start to finish: 4 weeks…

Rhubarb-Lemongrass Spritzer with Blackberries and Opal Basil

Locally-made Dry Soda, sweetened only with pure cane sugar, makes a great base for non-alcoholic drinks….

Red Cider Zipper

Fresh cider is available at many Seattle farmers’ markets throughout the winter and makes a wonderful base for this hot drink…

Pot Buttered Rum Toddy

You can easily replace the cannabutter with unsalted butter for a more traditional version of this drink, and with either version, you can put the batter into small containers and give as gifts….

Meyer Lemon and Rosemary Tea Midwinter’s Night Dream

recipe courtesy Anthony Jesse, Beverage Manager, Ivar’s Acres of Clams…

rhubarb close

Rhubarb-Ginger Cider Cocktails

The perfect cider for this cocktail is one that has a substantial fizz and isn’t too sweet—but either a strong or mild apple flavor is fine, depending on your preference. Adjust the amount of puree you use based on the sweetness of your cider….

Red Beet and Rose Drinking Vinegar

Several summers ago I stayed on my friend Lynda’s farm in the Methow Valley. As expected in eastern Washington, the long summer days saw temperatures climbing and without air conditioning (we were on a farm, after all)…

Plain Dandelion Wine

Adapted by Abra Bennett
Makes: about 1 gallon | start to finish: 23 days plus curing time
From Edible Seattle March/April 2012…

Raspberry Ratafia

Recipe courtesy Bruce Naftaly, Le Gourmand

Makes one quart
start to finish: 5 minutes plus curing time…