December 1, 2010

studio waterstone: a comforting recipe for a cold day


Mama Waterstone, who has reached Dr. Mom status and rarely gets sick, is fighting a nasty cold this week and between the sneezing, sniffling, and sewing all she can think about is warm, comforting things. She's wishing for a big pot of this...

studio waterstone recipes russian tea

[ a reprint from one of my earlier posts because that, my dear,
is all I am capable of at the moment. ]

Russian Tea

23 oz. unsweetened pineapple juice
23 oz. unsweetened orange juice
8 oz. lemon juice
8 cups strongly brewed unsweetened tea
1 cup of sugar (to taste)
14 whole cloves
2 sticks of cinnamon

I like to heat it in a large pot on the stove to make the entire house smell delicious.

What's your go-to, nasty cold, comfort food?



13 comments:

  1. You poor thing - nothing more miserable then a sick Mama....did you get to watch Glee at least??? It was so awesome...it might make you feel better. XO

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  2. Hot red jello! Hope you feel better fast! I'm still taking zyrtec every day to combat the ragweed :(

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  3. Sorry to hear you are not well. I am so overwhelmed with everything, the thought of be sick would put me over the edge. I hope you are not feeling like that and can get some rest. Feel better!! (I always like the saltyness of chicken noodle soup with a cold.)

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  4. Oh my goodness all our crafty friends are under the weather. I just got over a stomach flu, it was not fun.

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  5. That Russian Tea recipe sounds delicious. I'll have to give it a try. My fav go-to cold/comfort foods are chicken soup and tea with honey and lemon!

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  6. This has to be devine! The smell must be something else! It would have people saying oh wow what did you bake?! It must be so good thankyou!

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  7. Thanks for the suggestions! Chicken soup is the best. I went out and got my ingredients for Russian tea. YUM - warmth.

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  8. Oooh! This sounds yummy! Craig would like it, too. We actually have pineapple juice in the house because Craig was having pina colada-withdrawal after our vacation.

    Hope you feel better soon - take good care of yourself.

    Sue

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  9. I've always been weary of trying any kind of tea that wasn't sweet tea. I know, typical southerner. Lol. One day I will give the flavored tea a try.

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  10. Mmmm, I've never added pineapple juice ~ will be trying that soon!! Feel Better ☺!

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  11. feel better! that tea sounds interesting - I may have to try it.

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  12. YUM! It was in the 20s here in Florida last night. No joke!

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  13. That sounds good and healthy! I like homemade chicken soup, tea, and I admit to using Zicam. I use it only at night the first few nights of getting a cold and it usually lessens my cold. I think sleep is the overall best medicine - if you can get extra - hard to do for a busy mom, though.

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