It's officially the time of year when either you or the people close to you start to come down with a cold. One tasty way to deal with the symptoms is to whip up a hot toddy. This Irish cocktail typically calls for hot whiskey, honey, lemon, herbs, and spices, and is thought to diminish your worst cold symptoms. The temperature and honey work to soothe your throat, the dash of whiskey may help put you to sleep, and the vitamin C found in lemon is thought to prevent colds altogether.
Curious to see if this legendary elixir does the trick? Try one of these six hot toddy recipes for a cold next time you come down with the sniffles.