The Screened Porch

Photo: Melina Hammer; Styling: Caroline M. Cunningham

Summer flavors of the South shine in this cocktail we call The Screened Porch.

Yield: Makes 1 serving
Recipe from Southern Living

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


  1. 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.
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