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.


Jan 23, 2021

Pina Colada Slush

By Family Favorites
If you're having a cookout or a party this summer, greet your guests with a tall,...
Jul 11, 2020

Hot Chocolate Peppermint Mocha

By Cathy Nunn
This is sort of a "copy-cat" recipe... Have you ever tried McDonald's Hot Chocolate Peppermint Mocha?...
Jul 4, 2020

Coquito (Puerto Rican Coconut Eggnog)

By Rebecca Figueroa
This is a very typical, traditional Puerto Rican drink served during the holidays. It can be...
Apr 29, 2020

Rose Sangria

By Theodora Stamelakos
My favorite summer breeze refreshment drink!
Apr 12, 2020

Best Bloody Mary

By Jennifer Scott
During my bartending days, my co-tender and I would have drink competitions during the slow night...
Feb 7, 2020

Authentic Irish Coffee

By Carolyn Haas
This is a replica of the coffee served at the Shannon Airport in Ireland. It was...
Jan 31, 2020

Holiday Hot Cocoa

By Pamela Dapice
This is a healthier version of a decadent, European hot chocolate. It's very thick, very rich.
Dec 2, 2019

Spiced Christmas Tea

By Adrienne May
Another cherished Christmas recipe! Hope you and your family enjoy it.
Sep 28, 2019

Hot Toddy

By Myra Bennett
Although spring has sprung in parts of the Midwest, a late round of flu and bad...
Jul 12, 2019

Colorado Slush

By Bonnie Porter
Everyone who has ever tasted this summertime icy drink loves it. I got this recipe...
May 27, 2019

Cherry Lime Mojito

By Cara J Mastrangello
I used to work as a bartender and learned so many different cocktail combinations. Even though...
May 2, 2019

Virgin Coco Mojito

By Mikekey *
A non-alcoholic version of a coconut mojito. This uses Torani (or another brand) coconut flavor coffee...
Feb 5, 2019

Mint Julep

By Janice Splaha
I love to watch horse races and, of course, the Kentucky Derby is my favorite. ...
Feb 1, 2019

Irish Coffee by Nor

By Nor Mac
With St. Paddy's Day around the corner, I decided to come up with a Baileys coffee...
Oct 30, 2018

Spiced Coffee Creamer (Fat-Free)

By Jennifer H
I'm always very sad when the grocery stores take the eggnog creamer off the shelf after...
Sep 5, 2018

Caramel Mocha Frappe

By Jan Mullikin
If you like the popular fast-food frappe, you'll like this recipe. You make the mix, keep...
Jul 2, 2018

Watermelon Vodka Slush

By Kristina Talkington
Such a light and refreshing drink! Great summer recipe!
May 28, 2018

TROPICAL WINE SLUSHY

By Lora DiGs
I love all fruit, so this slushy was made with ingredients I had on hand. It's...
Apr 26, 2018

Lynchburg Lemonade

By Debbie Morris
Really good in the summer with cookouts. Can be made individually or by the pitcher, just...
Apr 20, 2018

Frozen Blue Whale

By Kitchen Crew
This frozen Blue Whale recipe is the perfect summer drink! Cool, refreshing and oh-so-delicious, enjoy responsibly...
Apr 3, 2018

Orange Lemonade

By cheryl wu
In the summer, I thought of making lemonade but I wanted something better than regular lemonade....
Mar 26, 2018

Strawberry Key Lime Smoothie

By Sharon Whitley
It's that smoothie time of year. This recipe makes one serving. It is easy and low-fat.
Dec 6, 2017

Peppermint Eggnog Punch

By Dolores Furman
I have been making this since about 1970 when our boys were young and it is...
Oct 24, 2017

Holiday Spiced Cider

By Dawn Emel
So yummy!! My family loves this recipe, especially on a cold day.
31 Recipes to Make for Dinner in March

31 Recipes to Make for Dinner in March


Stuck in a dinner rut? We’re here to help with your March menu! We’ve curated 31 family-friendly meals that are tested and approved by home cooks just like you. Twists on family favorites, new dinner ideas, and heirloom recipes, we have all the meals you need for the month below!

Pancakes Your Family Will Flip For

Pancakes Your Family Will Flip For


Simple to make, a batch of pancakes is an easy homemade breakfast. A tall stack of fluffy pancakes with butter and drizzled with maple syrup, we can’t think of a better way to start the weekend. It’s a meal everyone will wake up for. So, get out your skillet or heat up a pan. Whether […]

What To Make With That Can of Condensed Milk

What To Make With That Can of Condensed Milk


Open the pantry and you’ll probably find a can of condensed milk on the shelf. It’s a baking staple, but what exactly is it? Sweetened condensed milk is made by heating milk and removing its water. Once reduced, it’s sweetened with sugar (lots of it). The final product is very thick, sweet, and fantastic in […]