Finely Shredded Orange Peel
Sweet Red Wine
For spice bag, tie orange peel, stick cinnamon, whole clove and opened cardamom pod in cheesecloth. In a 4-cup measure combine wine, whiskey, raisins, honey and spice bag. Micro-cook, uncovered, on 50% power about 6 minutes or till heated through, but not boiling. If desired, cover and let stand at room temperature for 2 to 3 hours to develop more flavor. If wine wine mixture is allowed to stand, micro-cook, uncovered on 50% power about 6 minutes more or till heated through, but not boiling. Remove spice bag. Serve in mugs. Add some almonds to each mug.