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...

Cuban Sangria

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

Cupcake Martini

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

Tranquillo

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

Peach Wine

By G F
Refreshing summer drink.

Pina Colada Slush

By Family Favorites
If you're having a cook-out or a party this summer, greet your guests with a tall,...

Dirty Banana Cocktail

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

Tipsy Peach Lemonade

By Maggie M
This one is very inviting on a hot afternoon but be careful .. it's a sneaker...

Mounds Martini

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

Pina Colada Delight

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

Pomegranate Margarita

By Grace Pulley
Love pomegranates and just purchased a case through my local co-op last week and used some...

Bourbon Slush

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

Great Grandad's Eggnog

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

William's Side Cars

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

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***

Meave's Yule Punch

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

Strawberry Lime Slush

By Ashley Lemon
If you love tangy and sweet strawberries this is for you! This is an adult strawberry...

Watermelon Mint Lemonade

By Debbie W
Nothing says summer more than watermelon. The sweetness of the watermelon and lemon compliment each other...

White Sangria

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

Liquid Almond Joy

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

Peppermint Chiller

By Tanya Jones
I planted a peppermint plant last year and was trying to decide what to do with...

Hibiscus Sparkler

By Jennifer H
Mimosa goes to the tropics! Perfect brunch companion.

Coquito (Puerto Rican Coconut Eggnog)

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

Top Shelf Margaritas

By Jenny Powers
We love these margaritas, they are made with premium liquor and are not too tart. ...
23 Recipes to Fuel Your Cyber Monday Shopping

23 Recipes to Fuel Your Cyber Monday Shopping


Cyber Monday is a great day to wrap up (or maybe begin) holiday shopping. But, with so many deals, it can be hours of sitting at a computer or smartphone finding exactly what you want. At some point, you’re going to be hungry. Keep yourself fueled by making one of these 23 recipes. From sausage […]

14 Thanksgiving Pie Recipes That’ll Complete Your Feast

14 Thanksgiving Pie Recipes That’ll Complete Your Feast


Pumpkin pie, pecan pie, apple pie, give us all the pies at Thanksgiving! Is it Thanksgiving if you don’t finish your feast with a slice of pie? We don’t think so. If asked to bring a pie or hosting Thanksgiving and not sure what pie to make, try one of these 14 recipes. From pumpkin […]

Five Ways To Use Your Extra Thanksgiving Turkey

Five Ways To Use Your Extra Thanksgiving Turkey


While my Thanksgiving dinner may be smaller this year, I am still going to roast my usual-sized turkey. It’s just as easy to roast one that’s big or one that’s small. By roasting a larger one, I guarantee leftovers. They’re my favorite and I love to turn the turkey into a completely different dish. “I […]