Holiday Entertaining with Boozy Food

November 25, 2019

Holiday Entertaining with Boozy Food

Something about the holidays brings out the niche to entertain in many of us. Whether you're doing a traditional Thanksgiving dinner with family, a Christmas movie marathon with your best friends or screaming at the TV during a football game, this time of year is perfect for eating, drinking and spending time together.

If you’re looking to spice (or spike) up your platter of appetizers, main dishes and treats, here are our favorite boozy food recipes to keep your guests indulged all night long!

Appetizer: 

Whiskey Meatballs

1 bag Frozen Meatballs (26 oz)
0.5 C Ketchup
0.5 C BSB - Brown Sugar Bourbon
1 tsp Fresh Lemon Juice
1 tsp Worcestershire Sauce
 
In a medium bowl, combine all ingredients except your meatballs. Whisk with a bar whip. Place your frozen meatballs into your crockpot and pour the whiskey sauce on top. Give a good mix to assure each meatball is coated with the whiskey sauce.

Turn up the heat to high and leave it on high for about an hour, stirring a couple of times in between.

Whiskey Meatballs Boozy Food

Main Thanksgiving Style Dish:

Seasoned Mashed Potatoes & Gravy

2 tbsp of D's Seasoned Vodka
Spice up your traditional mashed potato recipe by adding a splash of D’s Seasoned Vodka to both your potatoes & gravy sauce. Whisk well and serve hot.

Cranberry Sauce

12oz Fresh Cranberries
0.5 oz Peeled Granny Smith Apple, finely chopped
1 C Sugar
Orange peel
0.5 C Juice of 1 fresh orange
0.5 C HDC Blood Orange Vodka
0.5 tsp Cinnamon
0.5 tsp Nutmeg
2-3 Cloves

Put all ingredients in pot, simmer on the stove over low heat until cranberries burst and liquid reduces.

Boozy Bird

1 C Melted Butter
1 tbsp Oregano
1 tbsp Thyme
1 tbsp Sage
1 tbsp Poultry seasoning
0.75 C Elk Rider Bourbonor D's Seasoned Vodka

Mix all ingredients in a bowl. Using a pastry brush, brush ingredients all over outside of turkey. Then, gently separate the skin from the meat of the bird and brush the seasoning mixture between the two layers. Cook your turkey as per weight instructions and baste every 30-45 minutes.

Boozy Cooking with Heritage Distilling

Dessert:

Eggnog Bourbon Sauce – Featuring our exclusive craft parfait eggnog and BSB – Brown Sugar Bourbon. This creamy and delicious sauce is the perfect universal topping for your favorite pumpkin flavored cookies, breads or Pie.

2 tbsp Unsalted Butter
2 tbsp Corn Starch
2 C Eggnog
2 tsp BSB – Brown Sugar Bourbon

Melt the butter in a small saucepan over med-low heat and whisk in the cornstarch and cook for approximately 1-2 minutes. Slowly pour in the eggnog, whisking constantly until the mixture begins to thicken. Once the mixture has thickened enough to coat the back of a spoon remove from the heat and whisk in the bourbon.

Eggnog and Bourbon

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