pstryjew@colsun.Central.Sun.COM (Pete Stryjewski)
Brandy or vodka
Place lemon slices in glass mugs and ladle the concoction into glasses. The lemon must float. If not, discard lemon and cut new slices. The secret is to drink the hot mixture through the lemon; it gives a very distinctive flavour.
Chuck all ingredients in large pot EXCEPT for the sugar. Cover, simmer gently for 10 mins, taste. Now add 2 teaspoons of sugar per person (level, NOT heaped). Simmer for 10 mins.
CAUTION: DO NOT ALLOW THE MIXTURE TO BOIL!!!! After all, you wouldn't want all that alcohol to evaporate, would you?