Drink Recipes

Learn how to mix like a pro with our classic cocktail recipes, then try creative new favorites dreamed up by our test kitchen. We've also got kid-friendly options like punch, smoothies, lemonade, and nonalcoholic versions of your boozy favorites. Here's a toast to the well-prepared host!

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Aperol Jasmine Spritz

A make-ahead, big-batch cocktail that's fizzy and refreshing. It's a riff on the Jasmine, a classic gin cocktail, and the popular Aperol Spritz and is just right for sipping before dinner on a summer's day.

Lemon Mezcal Margarita

Say hello to summer's new go-to drink. Instead of the traditional lime juice used in a margarita, we went with lemon juice to soften the smokiness of the mezcal. It's light and refreshing enough for a pool party but has a little edge thanks to its salt and pepper rim.
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Iced Passion-Fruit Green Tea

Drinks that quench the whole crowd, kids included, are a hot commodity on a summer day. This fruity, iced green-tea is pretty enough to serve at a nice brunch or sip casually by the pool. It's also a cinch to make but allow at least two hours for chilling before serving.
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Irish Coffee

Rating: 3.03 stars
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Irish coffee is the perfect finale to a St. Patrick's Day feast.

Turmeric-Mango Smoothie

Packed full of spice and sunshine, that's this tropical mango smoothie (pictured center). The golden color of the fruit is boosted by fresh turmeric, an inflammation-fighting superfood. The pinch of black pepper doesn't just add pep; it contains a compound, piperine, that helps the body absorb curcumin, the antioxidant found in turmeric.

Our Top 10 Most-Pinned Smoothie Recipes

Packed with fresh fruits and veggies, smoothies are a great -- and delicious -- way to get your fill of energy-boosting proteins and healthy fats. Blend your way to better health with the top 10 most-repinned smoothies from our Pinterest boards.
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Banana-Blueberry Smoothie

Rating: 3.68 stars
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Whip up this three-ingredient healthy smoothie recipe with just three ingredients—nonfat plain yogurt, banana, and frozen blueberries. Feel free to substitute the blueberries with any other frozen fruit you like.

Banana-Oat Smoothie

Rating: 3.77 stars
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Get a healthy start with lean protein from milk and yogurt, plus fiber from oats and banana.

Shaken Piña Colada

No blender needed for this lighter, more refreshing take on the classic poolside drink. Using minimal cream of coconut and coconut milk gives the cocktail just a hint of richness.

Whiskey Sour

Rating: 3.64 stars
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This great whiskey sour recipe is courtesy of Martha's TV Kitchen, and makes for the perfect addition to cocktail hour.
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Inspiration and Ideas


Easy Blender Orange Juice

No fancy juicer or citrus press necessary for this refreshing whole-fruit juice! While you can certainly use all oranges, we like adding tangerines and grapefruits to the mix, too.