Zero Proof: Warm Witch's Brew
You can never have too many side dish recipes, so give Zero Proof: Warm Witch's Brew a try. Watching your figure? This gluten free and vegan recipe has 210 calories, 1g of protein, and 1g of fat per serving. This recipe covers 6% of your daily requirements of vitamins and minerals. This recipe serves 4. Head to the store and pick up peppercorns, sugar, star anise, and a few other things to make it today. From preparation to the plate, this recipe takes about 35 minutes. It can be enjoyed any time, but it is especially good for Halloween.
Combine sugar and water in the sauce pot and bring to a boil. Stir and let simmer until sugar has dissolved, about 2 minutes.
Pour into a separate container and set aside.
Pour juices into the sauce pot. Using a vegetable peeler, remove the outermost layer of zest from the orange, being careful not to get the bitter white pith.
Add zest to the juices in the pot. Save orange to slice and use for garnish if desired.
Add all of the spices and fresh ginger to the pot and let simmer over low heat for 30 minutes.
Remove the pot from the heat, add 1/2 cup simple syrup and stir.
Pour the juice through a sieve into thermal pitcher or punchbowl and taste for sweetness.
Add more simple syrup if desired.
Serve warm, with desired garnishes.