Blue Ribbon Cocktail Recipes

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


Watermelon Vodka Slush

By Kristina Talkington
Such a light and refreshing drink! Great summer recipe!

Coquito (Puerto Rican Coconut Eggnog)

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

BONNIE'S: THE ULTIMATE MARGARITA

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

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 burbon-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...

Rose Sangria

By Theodora Stamelakos
My favorite summer breeze refreshment 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 &...

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...

Lynchburg Lemonade

By Debbie Morris
Really good in the summer with cookouts. Can be made individually or by the pitcher, just...

Watermelon Mint Lemonade

By Debbie W
Nothing says summer more than watermelon. The sweetness of the watermelon and lemon compliment each other...
12 Lovely Coffee Cake Recipes

12 Lovely Coffee Cake Recipes


Perfect with your morning coffee or as a treat after dinner, coffee cakes are one of our favorite indulgences. Sweet, heavenly, and full of flavor, coffee cakes are a great go-to for family get-togethers or a random Sunday. Grab a slice and get ready to enjoy!

Fresh Garlic Recipes Every Garlic Lover Needs

Fresh Garlic Recipes Every Garlic Lover Needs


Over the years I’ve learned people have strong opinions about fresh garlic. Either someone loves it and can’t get enough or they hold the garlic when a recipe calls for it. Personally, I’m team garlic. I love that it can enhance an assortment of recipes. For those garlic lovers, this Janet’s Notebook is for you. […]

9 Tater Tot Recipes the Whole Family Will Love

9 Tater Tot Recipes the Whole Family Will Love


Tater tots – you either love them or you hate them. When you’re under 18, there’s a 100% chance you love them, making tater tots a must-make for busy moms. However, there are only so many times you can have them as a side. That’s where these recipes come in. From tater tot casseroles to […]