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Thursday, December 2, 2010

Feeling a little Groggy?

Having a little trouble shifting from being stuffed full to an action-packed week? Well, it is Thirsty Thursday here and no worries. There is a fun drink with your name on it :Grog. Smells so yummy as it is brewing and tastes so seasonally fun going down. Happy Thursday to you, whether you are groggy or not!

1 shot rum
1 teaspoon sugar (preferably superfine)
Squeeze of lime juice
Cinnamon stick
Boiling water

Stir all ingredients, adding enough boiling water to fill mug or glass.

The word "Grog" originally referred to a drink made with water (or weak beer) and rum, which was introduced into the English Royal Navy in 1740. Modern versions of the drink are often made with hot or boiling water, and sometimes include lemon juice, lime juice, cinnamon or sugar to improve the taste. Rum with water, sugar and nutmeg, known as bumboo, was more popular with pirates and merchantmen. Maybe Johnny Depp's fave, too?

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