National Mulled Wine Day
Perfect to toss in the crockpot and forget until needed, and your house will smell divine. This makes a large amount so is wonderful for entertaining.
Pierce 2 small oranges with 20 whole cloves (10 each) and break 2 whole nutmegs with a hammer.
Combine oranges, nutmegs, 2 cinnamon sticks, 2 star anise, 3 c. apple cider, and 2 bottles of red wine in a large sauce pot. Bring to a bare simmer for 20min.
Stir in 2 c. Tawny Port and serve.