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BRIAN IN THE KITCHEN  brought to you by Stittsworth Meats

July 19 2011

Sangria

1 tablespoon (1/2 ounce) brandy
1 tablespoon (1/2 ounce) orange liqueur, such as Triple Sec
2 tablespoons (1 ounce) freshly squeezed orange juice
1/2 teaspoon fresh lemon juice
7 tablespoons (3 1/2 ounces) light-bodied red wine, such as Rioja
1 cup ice cubes
2 tablespoons (1 ounce) club soda
1 teaspoon sugar (optional)
1 apple slice
1 orange slice


In large wine glass, stir together brandy, orange liqueur, orange juice, lemon juice, and wine. Add ice, top with club soda, and stir briefly. Taste and stir in sugar, if desired. Tuck apple and orange slices into top of glass and serve immediately.