Divide the sugar, bitters, and water among 2 old-fashioned (toddy) glasses, and stir to dissolve the sugar. Add the whiskey and stir. Squeeze 1 lemon peel into each glass and add about 1/4 cup of ice cubes. Garnish with orange slices and cherries.
Recipe courtesy Emeril Lagasse, 2001
Recipe courtesy of Emeril Lagasse