DIY Authentic Mead Tutorial and Recipe from Cut Out + Keep. Perfect for Renaissance cosplay and the holidays. Top Photo: The Peasant Wedding, 1567, by Flemish Renaissance painter and printmaker Pieter Bruegel the Elder. There is more information about making mead from American Homebrewers Association here. For a site all about Mead, check out The Joy of Mead and their fastest and easiest way to make mead here. Some recipes take 2 weeks to several months to ferment and be ready to drink – so you can start now for the holidays!
DIY Candy Infused Vodka Recipe from A Beautiful Mess. 2 ingredients: Jolly Ranchers (hard candy) and vodka. Colorful and fun gift.
DIY Mulling Spices Tutorial and Recipe from Happy Hour Projects here. These cheesecloth bags can be used for wine, cider or as sachets. Also, Adrianne writes if you don’t have a sewing machine just use more cheesecloth and place the spice mix in the middle and knot it at the top.