Dig out that old coffee percolator because this is one of the easiest recipes to make a really yummy mulled wine to warm up your chilled holiday guests when they enter the door. Yes, we knew there was a reason to keep that old fashioned coffee maker stored out in the garage. Happy Thanksgiving!
Percolated Mulled Wine
6 whole allspice berries
1 tablespoon whole black peppercorns
2 whole star anise
3 cinnamon sticks
1 (1-inch) piece fresh ginger, sliced
3 large strips orange zest
3 large strips lemon zest
2 (750-ml) bottles red wine
3/4 cup honey
In the basket of a coffee percolator place the allspice berries, peppercorns, star anise, cinnamon sticks, ginger and citrus zest. Pour the wine and honey into the percolator. Attach basket, cover and let percolate for 1 to 2 hours. Serve hot.