Summer Drink Recipes

Summer Sippers

Sip on these refreshing alcoholic and non-alcoholic summer drink recipes.


Lynn & Paul's Fruit Tea

By Linda Barker
My neice gave me this recipe several years ago, we really like the blend of juices.

Strawberry Lemonade with NO sugar added

By Charlotte Carlile
This is a wonderful refreshing summer quencher that you can enjoy and enjoy and enjoy with...

Rum Coconut Slush

By ali Bresnahan
I made this drink for my honey for Fathers Day...yummy.

White Sangria

By Tara Pacheco
Mmm... so good & so refreshing! I made this little concoction yesterday for a barbecue &...

Watermelon Lemonade Cooler

By Brenda-Lee Barajas
This is sooo yummy. Very easy to make and put together. When I drink this it...

Tranquillo

By Tess Geer
This delicious drink is served at Firefly, a Kimpton restaurant, in Washington DC. It's one of...

Iced Mocha Coffee

By Virginia McGee
Do you like the Starbucks Frappuccinos? My husband is a coffeeholic. After 20 years in the...

Best Bloody Mary

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

Kahlua Mocha Frappe

By Mary Lee
Mmm mmm good! Great couples drink.

Cupcake Martini

By Tara Pacheco
A friend brought this recipe over my house this weekend - and we made a few...

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...

Strawberry Kiwi Schnapps Smoothie

By Mary Lee
This is a delightful summer drink. Great for parties. You can triple or quadruple recipe and...

Mint Julep

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

Pomegranate Margarita

By Grace Pulley
Love pomegranates and just purchased a case through my local co-op last week and used some...

Hibiscus Sparkler

By Jennifer H
Mimosa goes to the tropics! Perfect brunch companion.

Colorado Slush

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

Frosty Cranberry Shrub

By Jennifer Enders
I love anything with cranberry in it. This is great for anytime, winter or summer.

Peach Wine

By G F
Refreshing summer drink.

Jeanne's Very Berry Smoothie

By Jeanne Gliddon
I love smoothies and when I make them, I tend to put all things fruity that...

Tipsy Peach Lemonade

By Maggie M
This one is very inviting on a hot afternoon but be careful .. it's a sneaker...

Top Shelf Margaritas

By Jenny Powers
We love these margaritas, they are made with premium liquor and are not too tart. ...

Peppermint Chiller

By Tanya Jones
I planted a peppermint plant last year and was trying to decide what to do with...

Skinny Mocha Coffee Frappe

By Jana Jones
I LOVE those pricey frozen coffee drinks but there's not one anywhere along my morning commute....
20 Summer Seafood Recipes

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19 Recipes to Use Up Ripe Strawberries

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10 Tips for Cooking With Kids

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With camps canceled, not all pools are opening (or with limited capacity), and fewer playdates than usual, keeping kids occupied can be challenging. To keep them from asking what’s to eat, get them in the kitchen. Cooking teaches math skills, lets kids learn how food gets to the table, and creates valuable memories. But… depending […]