Jon Santer grew up near Medford, Massachusetts, which once produced much of the rum in the United States. “When I think about rum drinks I think about New England fall flavors like apples and mulling spices,” he says about this hot toddy. Slideshows: Thanksgiving Warming Drinks
Apple Juice Reduction: In a small saucepan, simmer 2 cups unfiltered apple juice over moderate heat until reduced to 1/2 cup. Let cool. Pour into a jar and refrigerate for up to 2 weeks. Makes 4 ounces.