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Come Party With Me: Foodie Thanksgiving — Drinks

At Thanksgiving, impress your foodie friends with a sophisticated cocktail. A blend of sweet and dry vermouths and bourbon, the perfect turkey is a seasonal variation of the classic Manhattan. The potent flavor of the whiskey will pair nicely with the rich appetizers. Prepare a pitcher, shake and serve as guests arrive.

Have champagne on hand. Nicolas Feuillatte has some lovely, affordable options. For the meal pour a pinot noir. To look at the recipe for the perfect turkey,

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Perfect Turkey

Perfect Turkey

Perfect Turkey

Ingredients

  1. 1/4 cup Wild Turkey bourbon
  2. 1 1/2 teaspoons sweet vermouth
  3. 1 1/2 teaspoons dry vermouth
  4. 1/4 cup sugar
  5. 1 1/2 teaspoons ground allspice and nutmeg

Directions

  1. Shake bourbon, sweet vermouth, and dry vermouth with ice in a cocktail shaker.
  2. Serve in a Martini glass with a spice-sugared rim (mix 1/4 cup sugar with 1 1/2 teaspoons ground allspice and nutmeg). Garnish with orange peel.

Makes 1 drink.

Join The Conversation
Womenfest Womenfest 8 years
This is a great idea for my Post Turkey- I ate too much, but I can still drink a little something - Bash
nancita nancita 8 years
What a cute idea. I love manhattans, so this would be a great cocktail for my thanksgiving party.
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