The phrase "home for the holidays" typically evokes a blissful scene of spending time with loved ones. But getting home for the holidays isn't always smooth sailing—and depending on where you land, you may not have all the ideal rations.
The book Road Sodawas inspired by the desire for a dignified cocktail, no matter where life takes you. So should you find yourself armed with only a minibar and a hotel room coffee maker (or microwave) this holiday season, consider this recipe your go-to hack for a festive Hot Toddy.
Orange Grove Toddy Makes one cocktail
2 ounces blended Scotch ½ ounce spiced rum ½ ounce orange juice 1 sugar packet Hot water (about 4 ounces) orange slice, for garnish (optional)
Combine the Scotch, rum, juice, and sugar in a coffee mug and stir until the sugar has dissolved. Top with hot water. Garnish with the orange slice.