Some easy drinks for New Year’s Eve

With New Year’s approaching, I’m already getting the annual round of requests over social media asking me to suggest drinks to prepare for friends and family (and foes?) over the holidays. Here are some suggestions from years past, which still works this year … and will work next year, and the year after … First, a big thingy of champagne cup (pictured) never fails. People love it; I think what grabs them is the beguiling hint of Grand Marnier and maraschino. Here’s the old Savoy Hotel recipe, lightly tweaked and modernized. Champagne cup is terrific for cheapskates because you end up producing a lot of liquid…