Written By Cynthia Annett-Hynes Recipes Apr 8, 2011 Prescription Julep SHARE VIA: Facebook Twitter PinterestFrom Imbibe, by David Wondrich:“This little piece of medical humour comes from ‘A Winter in the South,’ a serial Harper’s Monthly ran in 1857. It also happens to be the tastiest Mint Julep recipe I know. Cognac and rye whiskey are a marriage made in heaven, the cognac mellowing the rye and the rye adding spice to the cognac.The doctor accordingly wrote out a prescription for the case, as follows:1/2 oz. white sugarwith spring water, as much as necessary [1 oz]1 1/2 oz. strong cognac1/2 oz. spirits of ryemint leaves, as desiredinfuse [the sugar, water, and spirits with the mint]then add as much powdered ice as necessary and mix it all upRepeat dose 3 or 4 times a day until cold weather. “Quackenboss M.D.”source: Harper’s Monthly, 1857Notes on execution: Dissolve the sugar in the water, lightly press the mint leaves in resulting syrup, add the spirits and the ice, and stir. If desired, you can add another hedge of mint to the top. And have at it with a straw.” Excerpt from Imbibe, Perigee Trade (November 6, 2007).beverageDrinksRecipes SHARE VIA: Facebook Twitter Pinterest Written By: Cynthia Annett-Hynes ... Read More You may also like Recipes July 3, 2023 May|June Cover Recipe : Polenta Cake with Strawberry-Rhubarb Compote and Lemon Mascarpone Cream A creative take on traditional strawberry ... Read More Recipes March 6, 2023 March April Cover Recipe : Lemony Leek Cod Cakes The unpretentious and delicious fish cake gets an upgrade with chunks of fresh cod, tangy lemon zest, and creamy, sautéed ... Read More Main course / Recipes / Salad November 1, 2022 Vietnamese Lemongrass Grilled Steak Salad All the flavours of southeast Asia are contained in this colourful, crunchy, and protein-rich ... Read More Breads/Pastries / Dessert / Recipes November 1, 2022 Sweet Endings — A Memory of Lemon Pudding Sweet Endings September ... Read More Breads/Pastries / Dessert / Recipes November 1, 2022 Sweet Endings — Chocolate Custard Cake Sweet Endings September ... Read More Dessert / Recipes November 1, 2022 Masterclass — Candied Citrus Masterclass Candied Citrus Holiday ... Read More Comments are closed.