Category: Drinks

Ginger Lemonade

Cold and refreshing this is just the thing for summertime, and making it couldn’t be simpler. A spicy ginger lemonade. INGREDIENTS: 1/3 pound fresh unpeeled ginger root, cut into 1/2-inch chunks 1 1/2 cups water 4 large lemons, juiced 1 cup white sugar 7 cups water 16 leaves fresh mint, crushed DIRECTIONS: 1. Place ginger…

Gin and Fruit Juice Punch

Fruit Punch is good. Fruit Punch with Alcohol is better! Here is my Moms recipe to spice up any party. enjoy! 10 oz pineapple juice 16 oz lemon juice (use fresh lemons) 20 oz orange juice 30 oz, 1 1/2 bottles, ginger-ale 1 cup fruit sugar, 20 oz Gin 20 oz Ice cubes slice oranges…

Emeril’s Hurricane

first make sure you have a designated driver, then sit back and enjoy!  1 1/2 cups pineapple juice 1 cup orange juice 1 cup pomegranate juice, preferably a filtered ( not cloudy) 1/2 cup grenadine 1/2 cup simple syrup (very sweet,Left this out) 1/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons lemon juice 1/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons…

Sex on the Beach ( Love the name) LOL.

Sex on the Beach 3/4 ounce vodka 3/4 ounce Midori® 3/4 ounce Chambord® 1 1/2 ounce pineapple juice 1 1/2 ounce cranberry juice 1. Pour all ingredients into a cocktail shaker. If you don’t have one, pour into any small container with a tight fitting lid. Or, pour into a drinking glass and cover securely…

Berry Fruitie Smoothie

Berry Fruitie Smoothie 1 small banana, cut up and frozen 1/4 cup raspberries 1 cup orange juice 1/3 cup vanilla yogurt Combine all ingredients in a blender and blend until smooth. Pour into two glasses to serve.

Walt’s Margarita’s

Closely guarded MARGARITA formal…. This is my version and directions must me followed to the letter: Brand name ingredients are the key: Ingredients: 1 part HIRHAM WALKER Triple Sec 2 parts CAZADORES Tequila 3 Parts JOSE QUERVO Margarita Mix Fresh Lime Fresh Tangerine (orange if necessary) Purified Ice JOSE QUERVO Margarita Salt Directions: Prepare area…


Mudslide 2 cups vanilla ice cream 2 ounces Kahlua coffee liqueur Hershey’s chocolate syrup (in a squirt bottle) canned whipped cream 1. Measure 2 cups of ice cream into your blender. Add the Kahlua and blend until smooth. 2. Prepare a 16-ounce wine glass by swirling chocolate syrup around the inside of the glass. Hold…

Chocolate Orgasm

Chocolate Orgasm 1 1/2 oz Absolut Mandrin 1 1/2 oz White Creme de Cacao 1 shot Kahlua Coffee Liqueur 1 shot Cherry Vodka 2 shots chilled Espresso 4 – 6 oz Hershey’s Chocolate Milk

Banana Berry

1 cup apple juice 1/2 cup strawberries fresh or frozen 2/3 cup frozen blueberries 1 banana, sliced 1 scoop raspberry sherbet 1 scoop vanilla nonfat frozen yogurt 1 cup ice Combine all ingredients in a blender and blend on high speed until all the ice is crushed and the drink is smooth. Makes one 24-ounce…


1 1/2 cups fresh orange juice 2/3 cup frozen whole strawberries 1 banana, sliced 2 scoops vanilla frozen yogurt 1 cup ice Combine all ingredients in a blender and blend on high speed until all the ice is crushed and the drink is smooth. Makes one 24-ounce drink


3/4 oz Coffee Liqueur 3/4 oz Irish Cream 1 splash Brown Creme de Cocoa 1 splash Grand Marnier 1 1/2 oz Chocolate Syrup Hot Coffee Pour liqueurs and chocolate syrup into a coffee mug and fill with coffee. Top with whipped cream, shaved chocolate and a cherry


3/4 oz Coffee Liqueur 3/4 oz Amaretto Hot Coffee Dip rim of a mug in cherry juice or milk, then in cinnamon sugar. Pour alcohol into glass and fill with coffee. Top with whipped cream and shaved chocolate curls. Sprinkle with a light dusting of cinnamon sugar.

Raspberry Bellinis

Raspberry Bellinis 1/2 cup raspberries, rinsed 1 tablespoon sugar 1 (750-ml) bottle Champagne, prosecco or other sparkling wine, chilled In a small shallow bowl, mash the raspberries with the sugar until sugar is dissolved and mixture is smooth. Pour about a tablespoon of the puree into each of 4 Champagne flutes. Slowly fill each glass…


10 lemons 1 (750-ml) bottle vodka 3 1/2 cups water 2 1/2 cups sugar Using a vegetable peeler, remove the peel from the lemons in long strips (reserve the lemons for another use). Using a small sharp knife, trim away the white pith from the lemon peels; discard the pith. Place the lemon peels in…

Jamba JuiceSmoothies

Beat the heat with a couple cool clones from one of the top smoothie chains in the country. These smoothies are super huge, so rustle up a 24-ounce cup, or get ready to share. Here are clones for two of the favorites from Jamba Juice’s big list of fruity smoothies. Banana Berry For the strawberry…

Chocolate Graham Cracker Shake

1/2 c. whole milk 1 1/2 c. chocolate ice cream 2 T. chocolate syrup 1 tsp. vanilla 1/2 c. mini marshmallows 1/4 c. chocolate chips 1/4 c. almonds (optional) 2 ea. honey graham crackers Add milk first to blender. Add all ingredients but the graham crackers. Blend for 1 minute. Add crakers and blend for…

Long Kiss Goodnight Martini

Just saw this recipe in the newspaper this morn. Shaved chocolate and a Chocolate Kiss 1/2 oz of vanilla vodka 1 oz vodka 1/2 oz white creme du cacao Freeze a martini glass and dip it in shaved chocolate to rim. In a cocktail shaker, fill with ice, vanilla vodka, vodka and creme du cocao….

Chocolate Peanut Butter Shake

1/2 c. whole milk 1 T. peanut butter 1 T. chocolate sauce 1 c. chocolate ice cream 1 tsp.vanilla Put milk in blender first. Add rest of ingredients. Run blender for 2 mins

Coffee House/Coffee Shop Coffee Drinks

Cocoa Espresso Cooler 2 cup cold espresso blend coffee 2 cup cold cocoa (2-3 heaping teaspoons of unsweetened cocoa to 1 cup of milk) 1 tsp vanilla extract 1 cup sweetened whipped cream Combine cold coffee, cocoa and vanilla. Pour over ice in tall glasses. Top each with 2 tablespoons of whipped cream. 4 servings…

This is what sunshine tastes like.

It rained yesterday morning, and they say it’s going to rain again on Saturday, but today dawned sunny and bright, and that was excuse enough for me to brew a batch of iced tea. We drink a lot of iced tea around here between April and September. Pitchers and pitchers of it. Black tea with…


This is a very refreshing drink. I love it 2 cups lemon juice 2 cups orange juice(not concentrate) 2 cups w. sugar 2 cups cold water Have these 4 ingredients cold, stir together. Put in a punch bowl. Add 2 litres of gingerale. 5/5

Cranberry Amaretto Cocktails

The tang of the cranberry juice is balanced by the smoothness of the amaretto and vodka. Makes 8 cocktails. 2 cups cranberry juice cocktail 1 cup vodka 1/2 cup amaretto 3 tablespoons fresh orange juice Ice cubes Mix cranberry juice, vodka, amaretto, and orange juice in pitcher. Cover and chill until ready to serve. DO…

Spicy Raspberry Cocktail

makes 1 drink. 1 oz tequila 1/2 oz citrus liqueur 15 fresh or frozen raspberries 1 to 3 drops Tabasco sauce (to taste) 4 ice cubes. Combine all ingrediants in a blender and strain through a fine sieve into a cocktail glass. garnish with fresh raspberries. enjoy!

Gin-Citrus Iced Tea

2 cups Iced tea 2 oz apricot liqueur 3 oz dry gin Lime slices Lemon Slices ice cubes. Mix together the iced tea, apricot liqueur and dry gin. Pour into tall glasses filled with ice cubes. Garnish with lime and lemon slices. makes 4 drinks. enjoy!


Ingredients 2 pounds sour cherries, fresh or frozen and defrosted 1 cup sugar 3 cups vodka Instructions Rinse and dry the cherries, no need to pit them, it will all be strained,  Place in a large jar with the sugar . Seal the jar and store for 3-5 days. Add the vodka, reseal and shake…