Enjoy this modern recipe. 

Ingredients

  • Outer peel of 4 thick-skin oranges
  • 1 quart rye whiskey
  • 1 1/2 pounds granulated sugar
  • Directions

    Cut the orange peel into small pieces, removing the white part. Put in a 1/2-gallon glass jar with a screw top with 1 quart of good rye whiskey, adding 1 1/2 pounds of granulated sugar. (A good bourbon may be substituted to add to a fifth of rye, making the quart.) Shake the lightly closed jar 3 to 5 minutes daily for a month, by which time the sugar will be thoroughly dissolved and the decoction of orange essence well advanced. The longer it stands, the richer the flavor.

    Yields 1 quart

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