Recipes for Holiday Punch: Hot Mulled Apple Cider with Cranberry and Rose Hips

<em>Serves 10</em>
<p>This is a classic with a twist. Rose hips and cranberry juice accompany apple cider to make this spicy beverage.</p>
<p>• 3 tablespoons dried rose hips<br />
• 4 cups hot water<br />
• 3 cinnamon sticks<br />
• 1/2 teaspoon whole cloves<br />
• 4 cups apple cider<br />
• 2 cups cranberry juice<br />
• One orange, sliced thin<br />
• Cinnamon sticks for garnish, if desired</p>
<p>1. Steep rose hips in hot water for 10 minutes, then strain. Transfer all ingredients to a large saucepan. Simmer on low for at least 1 hour before serving.</p>
<p>2. To make ahead, steep tea and then add all ingredients to a large container and refrigerate. Before serving, transfer to saucepan and simmer as usual.</p>
<p>3. Serve in festive mugs with a cinnamon stick as a garnish.</p>
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<em>Katherine Huether is a freelance writer and herbalist. She has a B.A. in English from the University of New Hampshire and a Diploma of Herbal Studies from the Australasian College of Health Sciences. She is also the corresponding editor of All Info About Germany, a website dedicated to German culture and travel (</em>
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