If an election on the other side of the world has your nerves jangling, these drinks from the land of the brave and the home of the free (pour) might help, Tue 3 Nov 2020 16.30 GMT Combine gin, lime juice, Cointreau, pomegranate molasses, and ice in a cocktail shaker. Get easy-to-follow, delicious recipes delivered right to your inbox. Fortunately, it's not hard to make. In unprecedented times, an old fashioned or Manhattan just won’t cut it. Why do we even have these things if they can be this bad?

Pomegranate molasses is a naturally sweet & sour pomegranate reduction sauce used in Middle Eastern, African and Persian cuisine (and possibly others!)

This is the cleanest and, according to the polls, most likely scenario – everything’s over in one day and the US can scrape together whatever dignity it has left to try to restore its standing in the world. Trump might not give up the White House. Garnish with a parasol and a large mint bouquet. Strain into a … * A ‘grog’ is a blend of rums that best approximates the variety of rums that were typical of classic tiki cocktail recipes. Add the pomegranate molasses, tequila, orange liqueur and lime juice to a cocktail shaker and shake until combined. More about us. It may not contain any actual molasses (it’s a syrupy reduction of pomegranate juice), but it’s excellent in tipples that include fruit.

Pour into a rocks glass over crushed ice. Allow to cool in the pan for 20 to 30 minutes, then transfer to a clean glass jar. “It is what it is.”. https://www.thespruceeats.com/homemade-pomegranate-molasses-recipe-41… If you don't see little bubbles breaking the surface, the molasses will take longer to reduce.

My Minnesotan family use lemonade instead of lemon juice, and add extra sugar syrup. Pour all ingredients into a … Country Living participates in various affiliate marketing programs, which means we may get paid commissions on editorially chosen products purchased through our links to retailer sites. So mix yourself a zombie, or two, or 35! © 2020 Guardian News & Media Limited or its affiliated companies. and something I’ve grown up enjoying a lot of in Lebanon.

Just to be safe, you should probably keep all of these options on hand for any of the above scenarios. Polarisation in the US is so intense that serious people have brought up civil war as a possibility. QAnon types will be juiced on misinformation.

Float your Gosling’s 151 over the ice and grate your cinnamon over the top. You’ll want a patriotic drink in honour of a plurality of Americans who would prefer not to have more kids in cages, border walls, flirtations with authoritarianism, white supremacist pandering and ignoring science during a deadly pandemic, among other things.

All rights reserved. They taste great and you won’t feel a thing. Have a hurricane! Garnish with pineapple fronds or a wedge of pineapple. You may be able to find more information about this and similar content on their web site. If the election is close, things may take a while. Maga maniacs are already blocking highways and trying to run people off the roads. Registered dietician, teacher, and award-winning cookbook author who has been exploring Jewish cuisine for almost 20 years. Nick Bhasin is a US-born, Australia-based writer and editor, follow him at @nickbhasin, Available for everyone, funded by readers. Lime twist and pomegranate seeds, for garnish, 36 Best Pumpkin Farms to Visit This Autumn, 30 Best Fall Flowers and Plants for Your Yard, 10 Charming Country Products by Black-Owned Brands. In this case a mix of Plantation silver rum, Plantation original dark, OFTD rum and five-year-old Barbados rum.

2 tablespoons lemon juice (freshly squeezed and strained of pulp), Use as a mixer for cocktails and mocktails, Top with plain or flavored seltzer or sparkling water for DIY sodas, Finish greens sauteed in extra virgin olive oil and garlic with a drizzle of pomegranate molasses, Mix into stews, such as Persian eggplant and tomato khoresh. It’s a classic tiki drink, made from three kinds of rum, absinthe and something called falernum. Did millions of Americans just vote again to be represented by a president who tear-gassed Americans for a photo opportunity, bragged about sexual assault, stoked racial animosity and used the presidency to enrich his family? Cook uncovered, stirring periodically, until the mixture is syrupy, coats the back of a spoon, and reduces to between 1 and 1 1/4 cups. Pomegranate molasses is a thick syrup made by reducing pomegranate juice and sugar. Grenadine molasses has a pronounced 'cooked' flavor that real grenadine doesn't have.

If you want to just use one rum I’d suggest plantation five-year-old Barbados or plantation silver. For slightly thinner, more astringent molasses, use 1/3 cup sugar; for a thicker, sweeter syrup, use 1/2 cup.

The Senate chooses the vice-president. It's helpful to have a liquid measuring cup on hand to see if the molasses has reduced enough. And there’s no better way to toast a change – or the continued minimisation of the threat of coronavirus as cases break records and civic unrest – than with a classic American cocktail. So try a four horsemen! By using The Spruce Eats, you accept our, Vegan Persian Eggplant and Tomato Stew (Khoresh Bademjan), Make a Simple Syrup for Cocktails, Coffee, and Other Drinks.

This twist on the classic gin-and-Champagne-based French 75 subs lime juice for lemon and pomegranate molasses for simple syrup. Will there be voter intimidation? Shake until chilled.

https://www.allrecipes.com/recipe/165657/pomegranate-molasses The House of Representatives chooses the president.

In my The Alhambra, its subtle tart-and-sweet-ness mingles perfectly with clementine juice and aromatic spiced rum. Thanks to California pomegranate growers, pomegranate juice is now widely available in the US, and all you need to DIY your own jar of pomegranate molasses is the juice, a little sugar, a squeeze of lemon, and about an hour.

10ml vodka (Titos if you want to be really American)10ml tequila 10ml white rum 10ml triple sec 10ml gin 30ml lemon juice ColaLemon wedge. Lower the heat, making sure to maintain a gentle simmer.

Last modified on Thu 5 Nov 2020 23.05 GMT, Wherever your American political sympathies lie, I think we can all agree that the presidency of Donald Trump has been a delightful rollercoaster ride and now 240,000 Americans are dead from a virus he said would go away.

Originally from Puerto Rico, it’s absolutely delicious and will serve as a fitting reminder of how Trump handled the aftermath of Hurricane Maria, delaying aid, disputing the death toll, suggesting the US “sell” the island and tossing rolls of paper towel into a crowd. Either version sounds absolutely disgusting. You may be able to find more information about this and similar content at piano.io, The Best Recipes for a Small Thanksgiving, 11 Best Precooked Turkeys for Thanksgiving 2020, 52 Thanksgiving Cookies for the Dessert Table, The Absolute Best Thanksgiving Pie Recipes 2020, 60 Super Seasonal Fall Thanksgiving Cocktails, 27 Most Delicious Christmas Dinner Casserole Ideas, 100+ Best Classic Thanksgiving Side Dishes, 25 Restaurants That'll Be Open on Thanksgiving Day. They were invented in an Irish pub in New Orleans during the second world war – and have a style of glass named after them – but people mostly drink them out of plastic fish bowls on Bourbon Street now. The Proud Boys are standing back and standing by.

Twenty six votes wins. This content is created and maintained by a third party, and imported onto this page to help users provide their email addresses. Or will it choose Joe Biden?

But what will happen on election day? But this outcome is likely to expose all kinds of systemic complications that will drive everyone absolutely nuts, so you’ll need a sweet drink evocative of the chaos and anxiety we’ll all be choking on. But these five libations, matched to potential election day outcomes, should suit all the very fine people on both sides. My personal preference is a piña colada. You're much better off just buying a pomegranate every once in a while, juicing it and making grenadine when you feel like having a grenadine cocktail. Pour all ingredients into a large, tiki-style mug and fill with crushed ice.

Blend all with ice and serve in a tall glass.

This twist on the classic gin-and-Champagne-based French 75 cocktail subs lime juice for lemon and pomegranate molasses for simple syrup. Shake until chilled. Best of luck to all of us. Kate Merker is the Chief Food Director and oversees the team that produces all the food content appearing in several of Hearst's top titles, including Good Housekeeping, Women's Health, Prevention, Woman's Day, and Country Living. It's used throughout the Middle East and is an important ingredient in Persian cuisine, where it's prized for its distinctive sweet and tart flavor notes. If you buy from a link, we may earn a commission. Try a Long Island iced tea. So you are going to need a drink that says “I need to feel good right now”. Whatever happens, you are going to need a big drink. Some bars ban you from ordering more than two in a night, so perhaps you’ll be unconscious long enough to wake up and discover that Trump’s been arrested for tax fraud. How to make itRecipe by Pasan Wijesena of Earl’s Juke Joint and Jacoby’s, 30ml light rum30ml dark rum30ml orange juice 20ml lemon juice 20ml Crawley’s fassionola syrup (or if you can’t find this, use passion fruit syrup).

I’d recommend Snug Harbor for the falernum. “We get an A+.”, How to make itRecipe by Pasan Wijesena of Earl’s Juke Joint and Jacoby’s60ml Grog mix*60ml pineapple juice 20ml lime juice 30ml coconut cream 10ml sugar syrup. Also, Trump is already promising legal action (and apparently threatening violence), so we could be in for a month’s worth of recounts and court battles culminating in a Bush v Gore 2000-type scenario with a partisan supreme court having to force everyone to stop counting. If you've got more than 1 1/4 cups of liquid, you'll need to keep reducing the mixture.

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It probably won't taste the same. How to make itRecipe by Michael Madrusan of Made in the Shade Group (The Everleigh, Bar Margaux, Heartbreaker and The Everleigh Bottling Co), 45ml light rum45ml dark rum15ml Gosling’s 151 dark rum (for the float)25ml fresh lime juice 15ml fresh grapefruit juice7.5ml falernum10ml sugar syrup5ml pomegranate molasses 2 dashes Angostura bitters3 dashes absintheFresh grated cinnamon (for garnish). Combine gin, lime juice, Cointreau, pomegranate molasses, and ice in a cocktail shaker. It’s from the 70s, has roughly 28 different liquors in it, plus some cola and it tastes like society is crumbling.