Blue Ribbon Drink Recipes

What better way to whet your whistle than with these crafty, satisfying cocktails, smoothies, punches, homemade coffee and ice cream drinks?! Mmm... kick back, relax and enjoy.


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...

Almond Punch

By Martine Bykowski
Looks like Champagne. A favorite for wedding receptions, anniversaries, special occasions. My mother-in-law knew how much...

Amanda's Brazilian Lemonade

By Amanda G
My husband fell in love with the lemonade at a Brazilian restaurant & I set out...

Aunt Fely's Fruit Tea

By Amanda Brecht
This is my Aunt Felyscia's fabulous fruit tea recipe that has become one of my absolute...

Authentic Irish Coffee

By Carolyn Haas
This is a replica of the coffee served at the Shannon Airport in Ireland. It was...

Avocado Strawberry Smoothie

By Melissa Baldan
Don't let the name (or ingredients) throw you or keep you from trying this. This is...

Baileys Pumpkin White Chocolate

By Jennifer H
So, just plan to get a bunch of Bailey's when you're out next, because this drink...

Basil-Infused Watermelon Lemonade

By Kimberly Biegacki
Wow, this is an incredible tasting lemonade!!! It was my first time to infuse and...

Best Bloody Mary

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

Blueberry Hibiscus Sangria

By Tara Pacheco
This is a light, crisp, refreshing beverage - perfect for summertime!

BONNIE'S: THE ULTIMATE MARGARITA

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

Bourbon Slush

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

Bullfrog

By Renée G.
These are something of a cross between a fruit smoothie and a cocktail.

Candy Corn Cocktail

By Dee Tourville
This recipe called for a raw egg which I don't like to use in a drink...

Cappuccino Blocks

By S I
Swirl these into a mug of hot milk for a tasty espresso steamer.

Caramel Apple Cider

By Jody Farmer
A great drink on those cold days

Caramel Mocha Frappe

By Jan Mullikin
If you like the popular fast-food frappe, you'll like this recipe. You make the mix, keep...

Carol's Blueberry Yogurt Smoothie

By Carol Parkhurst
I wanted something that would have more fruit, yogurt and be a healthy drink.

Cayden's Carribean Cooler

By cayden stillwell
I wanted a to make dessert and decided on a smoothie. My grandma said...

Chai Tea Latte Mix

By Wolfe Charlotte
This is as good as the ones you buy in the specialty coffee shops. And saves...

Cherry Lime Mojito

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

Chocolate Irish Coffee

By Vickie Parks
This is such a delicious variation of the traditional Irish Coffee drink, and perfect for St....

Colorado Slush

By Bonnie Porter
Everyone who has ever tasted this summertime icy drink loves it. I got this 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...
Pecan Desserts That Aren’t Pie

Pecan Desserts That Aren’t Pie


How can you make dessert better? Add pecans! Being from the South, pecans have always been a favorite of mine. We all know they’re essential for pecan pie, but they are tasty in other desserts too. When the weather is warmer, I love to end the day with a bowl of ice cream. Family Favorites’ […]

17 Recipes Made With Canned Pineapple

17 Recipes Made With Canned Pineapple


Canned pineapple can be used in everything from appetizers to desserts. And, the recipes can be sweet or on the slightly savory side. We’re not knocking fresh pineapple. It’s delicious. But when looking for convenience, we love to grab a can of pineapple from the shelf. That way we can enjoy pineapple flavor when they’re […]

21 Go-To Honey Garlic Recipes

21 Go-To Honey Garlic Recipes


Honey garlic is one of our favorite go-to flavor combinations. Not only because it is delicious, we usually have the ingredients on hand. Perfect for a weeknight meal, these easy honey garlic recipes come together quickly and please the whole family’s taste buds. No matter what you have on hand – chicken, salmon, shrimp, pork, […]