Blue Ribbon Cocktail Recipes

Cocktails! Mix the perfect drink with these favorite recipes from Blue Ribbon hometown mixologists... both shaken and stirred.


BONNIE'S: THE ULTIMATE MARGARITA

By BonniE !
This is the best margarita you will ever drink! It took a while to fine-tune this...

Rose Sangria

By Theodora Stamelakos
My favorite summer breeze refreshment drink!

Texas Peach Sangria

By Sue Weaver
This is a quick and easy alcoholic punch/sangria that is fresh and fruity. Perfect for spring...

Coquito (Puerto Rican Coconut Eggnog)

By Rebecca Figueroa
This is a very typical, traditional Puerto Rican drink served during the holidays. It can be...

The Perfect Red Sangria

By Melissa Royal
I love red wine sangria, so I have tried making it several different ways. I must...

On the Beach

By NIKKI SMITH
This drink can be an alcoholic or non-alcoholic beverage. You can also make this a kids...

Liquid Almond Joy

By Thea Pappalardo
My husband asked for a mudslide the other night. I was pouring them and I...

Sue's Italian Margaritas

By Susan Jackson
If you love margarita's I am sure you and your friends will enjoy this recipe. My...

William's Side Cars

By kathleen ralston
In his younger years, my dad William was a bartender for a while and he created...

Bourbon Slush

By Patti Petty
A great mild bourbon-flavored beverage to sip on summer evenings--or any other time! Easy, easy, easy.

Dirty Banana Cocktail

By Lynda Hayes
Back in the 70's everyone played cards on Saturday night I was growing up and there...

A RED HAT "SCARLETT FLOZZIE" VODKA MARTINI

By Nancy J. Patrykus
I have been trying to come up with a special cocktail for my group of Red...

Cherry Lime Mojito

By Cara J Mastrangello
I used to work as a bartender and learned so many different cocktail combinations. Even though...

The Perfect Bloody Mary (Kat's)

By Kathy Griffin
I finally made Joe the perfect Bloody Mary. He says this time I measured everything. ***SPICY***

Cuban Sangria

By April Alvarez
Since I'm married to a cuban this is a holiday drink in our household!!!!!! I drink...

Mounds Martini

By Lori Mead
My husband and I love this recipe. They really taste like a Mounds bar. I discovered...

White Sangria

By Tara Pacheco
Mmm... so good & so refreshing! I made this little concoction yesterday for a barbecue &...

Watermelon Lime Frosty/Margarita

By CC MCCART-FROST
Definitely an adult beverage if you add the alcohol. If you don't like tequila you can...

Pina Colada Delight

By Carol White
A creamy blend of coconut, pineapple and rum. This has to be one of the...

Tranquillo

By Tess Geer
This delicious drink is served at Firefly, a Kimpton restaurant, in Washington DC. It's one of...

Meave's Yule Punch

By Amy H.
This punch is so yummy. I make it every Christmas. You can also make this a...

Best Bloody Mary

By Jennifer Scott
During my bartending days, my co-tender and I would have drink competitions during the slow night...

Cupcake Martini

By Tara Pacheco
A friend brought this recipe over my house this weekend - and we made a few...

Great Grandad's Eggnog

By Susan Seybert
It wouldn't be Christmas without my grandfather's eggnog. This is not for the faint of...
Baking With Blueberries

Baking With Blueberries


Breads and muffins and coffee cakes, we love baking with blueberries! Perfect for breakfast, brunch, or dessert, these goodies are bursting with fresh blueberries and a treat for the whole family. So grab all those blueberries you recently picked and head to the kitchen!

15 Mediterranean-Influenced Dishes

15 Mediterranean-Influenced Dishes


The Mediterranean “diet” has been popular for years, but it’s really not a diet. More so, it’s a healthier eating lifestyle that limits processed foods. It gets its name because it includes foods from regions around the Mediterranean Sea, like Greece, Italy, and Spain. Vegetables, whole grains, legumes, fish, and healthy fats (such as olive […]

13 Different Ways To Grill Chicken

13 Different Ways To Grill Chicken


When asked, “What’s for dinner?” and you answer chicken, you won’t get a sigh from your family if you say grilled chicken. No matter what cut of chicken your family likes, we’ve gathered an assortment of recipes to make all summer long. You’ll find grilled chicken breast, wing, and thigh recipes. Plus, a tasty recipe […]