The Screened Porch

The Screened PorchRecipe
Photo: Melina Hammer; Styling: Caroline M. Cunningham
Summer flavors of the South shine in this cocktail we call The Screened Porch.


Makes 1 serving

Recipe from

Southern Living


2 teaspoons fig preserves
1 teaspoon honey
1 lemon wedge
1/4 cup rye whiskey
Garnish: thin lemon slice


Muddle fig preserves, honey, and lemon wedge in a cocktail shaker to release flavors. Fill shaker with ice cubes, and add whiskey. Cover with lid, and shake vigorously until thoroughly chilled (about 30 seconds). Strain into a stemmed 10-oz. glass. Garnish, if desired.