Ice (in block form if possible, if not, large chunks)
4 oz. Cointreau
4 oz. brandy
2 oranges, cut into wedges
1 cup frozen cranberries (optional)
2 bottles chilled champagne
This orange-flavored Christmas Punch is featured in Good Spirits: Recipes, Revelations, Refreshments and Romance, Shaken and Served with a Twist (Harvard Common Press, 2007) by A.J. Rathbun, senior editor for Amazon.com's kitchen department. "It's an old family favorite," he says.