Posts Tagged: earthly delights

How to Make Krupnik, an Old-Timey Polish Honey-Spice Cordial

A few weeks back, I visited my friend Heather in the cool old Pennsylvania farmhouse where she lives with her beau and can spend whole days in the kitchen baking elaborate German cookies, or making soups out of vegetables from her garden, or doing possibly semi-illegal things with booze — all with a glass of wine in her hand and some old-time 78 RPMs playing in the background. At one point during the evening I visited, she busted out a decanter full of magical liquid known as krupnik, and served me a shot in a cordial glass. It’s an old Polish and Lithuanian drink that housewives have been [...]