This recipe for Swedish Glogg (Sweden), by Mats Johannson, is from Meals and Memories,
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1 quart of inexpensive red port wine, 1 quart of inexpensive vodka, 1 1/2 cups of sugar, 4 cups of water, 8 pods of cardamom, 20 cloves, 1 peel of orange, 2-4 sticks of cinnamon, broken, 1 handful of raisins, almonds.
Dissolve sugar in water and add the last 6 ingredients. Boil 15 minutes then add vodka and port. Bring back to boil and remove from heat. Serve warm with gingersnap cookies.
This is a traditional Swedish holiday drink shared with us by the Johansson family. It's also said to cure the common cold.
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