Once the weather gets really cold and stays
we get that croupy sounding cough.
When I was young, my grandpa gave me cough medicine
that cut right through my coughs.
It was honey and lemon....
and I suspect it may have contained
a bit of hooch.
Fast forward to when I was a young, married
wifey.....husband's grandmother gave
me cough medicine that I am
positive contained hooch.
"Just sip it!"
I can still hear her say.....that stuff would
knock out my coughs!
Well, this recipe I'm sharing
contains several good
ingredients and yes, one of them is
hooch......good ol' bourbon whiskey.
Begin by breaking up several
peppermint candy canes and placing them into
a smallish jar.
Next, add a tablespoon of honey over the
Then add 3-4 teaspoons of lemon juice.....
fresh or already prepared.
Lastly, fill the jar with bourbon whiskey.
Cap the jar and set it aside.
I see two jars of "fire".
One is filled with matches
and the other with liquid fire!
In an hour or so, the
candy will begin to dissolve....
In 6-7 hours all the candy will be dissolved.
Store the jar of cough medicine at
room temperature.....and when needed
take a dose of 2 teaspoons for a cough.
In our house, this cough medicine is only for
When I take this for a cough, I do so
at night before bedtime.
If winter hits you with a
croupy cough, this might be something
to give you a bit of relief!
If you are running a fever, please think
about a visit to your doctor....
.....you don't want to be sick for
the great Super Bowl commercials
or Valentine's Day
that are both coming soon!
I am so glad you took time
to visit me here at
You are the best, Glitterinas!