A wonderful blend of pear, ginger, and vodka!


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Makes 2 glasses

2 firm pears



2 cinnamon sticks



2 inches fresh ginger, sliced



6 all spice berries



10 cardamom pods



1/2 vanilla bean



2 cups sugar



4 cups water



1/2 cup vodka



1 lemon, just juice



ice


  1. Slice the pears into ¼” slices.
  2. Place them in a large pot with all the spices and sugar.
  3. Add water, bring to a boil, and let it simmer for 20 minutes.
  4. Cool and strain, reserving the liquid.
  5. Pour ½ cup of the syrup in a shaker and add vodka and lemon juice.
  6. Add ice and shake well.
  7. Serve over ice.

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Photography by Paul "Sweet Paul" Lowe

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