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Spiced Rum and Pear Thanksgiving Cocktail Recipe

Come Party With Me: Bold Flavorful Thanksgiving — Drinks

Jump-start your Thanksgiving with a bold, flavorful cocktail like this appropriately named pear and rum concoction, spice. It's a mixture of dark spiced rum and pear and lime juices. Freshly grated nutmeg is a special garnish that makes it particularly festive.

For the rest of the meal, stock up on sparkling wine, dry rosé, and a light, fruity red like Pinot Noir. Don't forget to set pitchers of water on table as well. Flavor them with orange slices, mint, or cucumber.

To look at the cocktail recipe, read more.

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Spiced Rum and Pear Thanksgiving Cocktail Recipe 2009-11-10 16:21:20

Ingredients

Ice
2 large mint sprigs, torn and bruised
1 1/2 ounces spiced rum
1 ounce pear nectar or juice
3/4 ounce fresh lime juice
3/4 ounce Simple Syrup
Pinch of freshly grated nutmeg
1 thin slice of pear

Directions

  1. Fill a cocktail shaker with ice. Add all of the ingredients except the pear slice and shake well.
  2. Strain into a chilled martini glass and garnish with the pear slice.

Makes 1 drink.

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