Blue Ribbon Quick & Easy Drink Recipes


Pina Colada Slush

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

Strawberry Jasmine Sun Tea

By Monica H
Store tea in the fridge when not in use; after two days discard the leftovers. ...

Rose Sangria

By Theodora Stamelakos
My favorite summer breeze refreshment drink!

Pina Colada Delight

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

Mary Berry Smoothie

By M L
This is my go-to breakfast. I like using blueberries and strawberries, but any combination of...

Coquito (Puerto Rican Coconut Eggnog)

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

Orange Julius

By Sharon Willhite
This is such an easy drink to make and is a big hit. Great flavor.

Ginger Lemonade

By Diane Swan
This is so refreshing on a hot summer day. If you want to dress this...

Santa's Special Hot Cocoa

By Jennifer Smith
I like to serve this with Candy canes in the mugs!

Southern Sweet Tea

By Debby DeRousse
I love iced tea. I think I cut my teeth on iced tea. I drink it...

Old Virginia Wassail Cider

By Yvonne Corbett
This is a good drink anytime , but especially at the holidays. Great for cold...

Caramel Mocha Frappe

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

Orange Julius

By Sarah Carlson
If you like the Orange Julius from the store then this is one I made and...

BONNIE'S: THE ULTIMATE MARGARITA

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

Pumpkin Spice Mochaccino Mix

By Michelle Antonacci
When I went out to Amish Country they had a Pumpkin Cappuccino mix that we just...

Sparkling Cranberry Punch

By Jane Whittaker
Years ago I spotted a pretty punch bowl in an antique store, and fell in love...

GOLDEN OREO MILK SHAKE

By CHRISTINE CIANCI
Actually, I am the only 1 who would drink this. To me, it is very easy...

Cayden's Carribean Cooler

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

Pineapple Buttermilk Smoothie

By Debbie Thurmond
This is a great way to get your day kicked off. My husband and I...

Amanda's Brazilian Lemonade

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

The Perfect Red Sangria

By Melissa Royal
I love red wine sangria, so I have tried making it several different ways. I must...

Orange Lemonade

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

On the Beach

By NIKKI SMITH
This drink can be an alcoholic or non-alcoholic beverage. You can also make this a kids...

Basil-Infused Watermelon Lemonade

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

7 Summer Trifles


Who doesn’t love this lovely layered treat? Dating back to the 18th century, this is a tried and true summer dessert. Perfect for picnics, cookouts, and get-togethers, trifles are a delicious dessert that feed a crowd. Simple, gorgeous, and can be made ahead of time, trifles come in all shapes and sizes and flavors for […]

Refreshing Summertime Evening Cocktails

Refreshing Summertime Evening Cocktails


What better way to relax at the end of the day than to make a refreshing cocktail and take a few moments to yourself? We all know summertime can be busy. We may not be able to do this every day, but at least once a week I try to. It helps me clear my […]

15 Mediterranean-Influenced Dishes

15 Mediterranean-Influenced Dishes


The Mediterranean “diet” has been popular for years, but it’s really not a diet. More so, it’s a healthier eating lifestyle that limits processed foods. It gets its name because it includes foods from regions around the Mediterranean Sea, like Greece, Italy, and Spain. Vegetables, whole grains, legumes, fish, and healthy fats (such as olive […]