Rudolph for Grownups

A new twist on Rudolph from

"Watch the Christmas classic Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer.

Every time his nose lights up, you have to take a drink.
If the nose is lit for a long time, you take a long drink.

It really is self explanatory."

So I could make this elegant drink for New Year's Eve and be an adult...

Champagne with Pear Liqueur
Recipe courtesy Michael Chiarello

See this recipe on Food TV on Thursday Dec. 28 at 11:30 AM ET/PT.
Show: Easy Entertaining with Michael Chiarello
Episode: Dessert Party

3/4 cup (6 tablespoons) pear liqueur (recommended: Poire William)
1 bottle Champagne or sparkling wine (750ml), chilled
1 ripe pear, cored, cut into thin slices

Pour 1 tablespoon of pear liqueur in each of 6 glasses.
Top each glass with Champagne.

Garnish with a pear slice or drop the pear slice gently into the glass.

...and then drink it while watching Rudolph and be a teenager again.