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The Taffy Pull (A Story and a Recipe)
One year when I was growing up on our Wisconsin dairy farm, the Brownie leaders had announced we were going to make some extra-special candy at our next meeting. So — when school let out one winter afternoon — I lost no time getting to the...
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1 orange, sliced

1 lemon, sliced

6 tbsp (90 mL) orange liqueur

2 tbsp (30 mL) sugar

1 cup (250 mL) Ocean Spray® White Cranberry Cocktail

1 cup (250 mL) white wine

Sliced citrus fruit and strawberries

Place orange and lemon slices in a large bowl. Add orange liqueur and sugar. Mash and stir with a wooden spoon to release juices and dissolve sugar. Add white cranberry cocktail and wine. Remove fruit slices from mixture, squeezing to release all the juices. Serve in large glasses filled with White Cranberry Rocks* or ice cubes, slices of citrus fruit and strawberries. Makes 4 servings.

* White Cranberry Rocks: Fill plastic ice cube trays with Ocean Spray® White Cranberry Cocktail. Freeze. Unmold and store in a plastic bag in the freezer.

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