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Holiday Cocktail: Manhattan Cocktail

Holiday Cocktail: Manhattan Cocktail

Ingredients: 1.5oz of Pouring Cognac 0.75oz of Infused Vermouth Dash of Angostura Bitters Infused Vermouth: 2 cups of Sweet Vermouth 1 tsp of allspice 2 cinnamon sticks 2 whole cloves 1 dash of cayenne pepper 1 dash of sea salt Glass: Rock Garnish: Orange twist Nutmeg Boil all ingredients together for 3 minutes. Shake and…   read more of “Holiday Cocktail:…”

Rudi’s Recipes: Gingerbread Cookies

Rudi’s Recipes: Gingerbread Cookies

INGREDIENTS: 6 cups of flour 1 cup of butter 1 cup of brown sugar 1 cup of molasses 1/2 cup of milk 1 egg 1 teaspoon of baking powder 1 teaspoon of ginger, ground 1 teaspoon of nutmeg, ground 1 teaspoon of cloves, ground 1 teaspoon of cinnamon, ground 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract DIRECTIONS:…   read more of “Rudi’s Recipes:…”

Holiday Cocktail: Candy Cane Tini

Holiday Cocktail: Candy Cane Tini

Ingredients: 2oz Vanilla Absolut Vodka .75oz Crème de Cacao White .5oz Peppermint Schnapps 3 Drops of Cherry Juice Glass: Martini Garnish: 3 drops of Cherry Juice poured in the center Powdered Candy Cane rimmer glass 1 Candy Cane hung on the rim Mix Vanilla Absolut Vodka, Crème de Cacao White and Peppermint Schnapps, shake and…   read more of “Holiday Cocktail:…”

Rudi’s Recipes: Chocolate and Raisin Bread Pudding with Whiskey Sauce

Rudi’s Recipes: Chocolate and Raisin Bread Pudding with Whiskey Sauce

Enjoy this delicious recipe, perfect for your holiday celebrations, courtesy of our very own Chef Rudi! Chocolate and Raisin Bread Pudding with Whiskey Sauce INGREDIENTS Whiskey Sauce: 1.5 cups heavy cream 2 teaspoons cornstarch 1 tablespoons cold water 1/3 cup sugar 2 tablespoons whiskey, such as Jack Daniels, Jameson, or Old Bushmills Bread Pudding: 1/2…   read more of “Rudi’s Recipes:…”

Shop Holland America Line for the Holidays

Shop Holland America Line for the Holidays

Looking for a fun and unique holiday gift for the HAL fan in your family? From the luxurious bedding featured in our staterooms to the Ravenscroft Crystal in our dining room, or perhaps even a gift basket for the Mariner in your life, head over to HAL’s online shop HERE.

Double the Festivities on Amsterdam

Double the Festivities on Amsterdam

Thanksgiving Day on Amsterdam was a great day in every aspect. Both our dateline crossing and Thanksgiving fell on Thursday. Since we did not want to divide the attention, we held the King Neptune Ceremony on Friday. However, we offered a complimentary “Borderline Drink” during breakfast on Thursday, which at the same time was seen…   read more of “Double the…”