Cocktail Recipes

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


PAW-PAW & NANA'S HOMEMADE GRAPE WINE

By Peggi Anne Tebben
We started making our own wine about 35 years ago. I don't drink wine but always...

Delicious Witches Brew (Adult Version)

By Jennifer J
This punch is so delicious. I like it because it brings an adult Halloween party to...

Bella's Sherry "Nog"

By Christabel Roseau
This recipe has been adapted from a recipe found almost 5 hundred years ago. I love...

Best ever jello shots

By Nicole Whaley
This is our family party favor we can't have a party without them enjoy and be...

T's Style Peach Martini

By Telisia Dodd
This is a very nice drink to serve your lady friend's , for a jewery...

RHUBARB SLUSH

By Stacy Wood
GREAT ON HOT SUMMER DAYS got recipe from bf's uncle

Coquito (Puerto Rican Coconut Eggnog)

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

A Little Fruity Martini

By Lillian Russo
This is my idea for a martini! No need for expensive mixes! It's smooth and fruity!

Irish Cream

By Wendy Gardner
This is a great clone for "Bailey's" Irish Cream!

Coquito (Traditional Puerto Rican Cordial)

By Juliann Esquivel
I got this recipe from a good friend and co-worker Samantha. She was born in Puerto...

Glühwein (Hot German Holiday Wine)

By JoSele Swopes
This is a special Christmas light watching wine. I make this every year for the...

Frozen Irish Banana

By Cari Blowers
Didn't know they grew bananas in Ireland did you? Well typically they don't, but it does...

Turks and Caicos Rum Punch

By Debi B
Yummy! From the Cayman Islands!

Pumpkin Pie Martini

By Cari Blowers
Pumpkin martini's are a bit of an acquired taste. People either love them or hate them...

BONNIE'S: THE ULTIMATE MARGARITA

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

Limoncello and Candied Lemon Peel

By Malinda Coletta
Served cold this is a refreshing after dinner drink...and the candied lemon peel is a bonus.

Yummy Hot Apple Pie Drink

By JoSele Swopes
I am not big on apple cider but I love these...A couple years ago we made...

Yummy Coconut Margarita

By JoSele Swopes
This is my very favorite Margarita...This is like a Pina Colada ...You can't even taste the...

Lemon Drop Martini

By Debbie W
This is my all time favortie adult berevage. I prefer Grey Goose vodka..it's very smooth. You...

Cranberry Vodka Slush

By S I
A quick, easy drink to make. This recipe makes quite a bit and it can...

Apricot Brandy Freeze

By S I
Easy and refreshing drink that's great for parties.

"Flavored Vodka"

By FREDA GABLE
Found this recipe 7-8 Years ago in a magazine and have been making these for "Gifts"...

The MAI-TAI from Poipu Beach (Mai-tai means "good" in Tahitian, ...

By Al Smith
I took my wife Jeannie to Poipu Beach, Kauai in 1985, a honeymoon 25 years late....
Five Ways to Cook Potatoes

Five Ways to Cook Potatoes


Potatoes are a popular side dish in my house because they’re inexpensive and can be made in a variety of ways. A baked potato with butter, sour cream, and a bit of bacon makes my mouth water. Did you know there are thousands of varieties of potatoes? But, not all are equal and there are […]

Recipes You Can Make With Orange Juice

Recipes You Can Make With Orange Juice


Did you stock up when orange juice was on sale and realize you bought too much? Or, did someone put the container back in the fridge with only a little bit left? Well, OJ isn’t just for drinking with breakfast. It’s a fantastic ingredient for cooking and baking, too. Here are 12 recipes to try […]

20 Dinner Ideas for When You Don’t Know What to Make

20 Dinner Ideas for When You Don’t Know What to Make


Ever feel like your weekly menu is stuck in a rut? We’re here to help. These family tested and approved recipes will shake up your kitchen and be a hit at your dinner table. Easy to make and oh-so-yummy, check out these tried and true dinner ideas for when you don’t know what to make!