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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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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.

Martha's Favorite Green Juice

Every morning Martha drinks this immune-boosting cocktail of nutritious fruits and vegetables. Her refreshing green juice recipe allows for plenty of substitutions. Don’t have pears on hand? Add an apple instead! Have some fresh spinach or kale that needs to get used? Either works great. With this vibrant and versatile formula on hand, it’s easy to drink green.

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.

Pineapple-Rum Cocktail

Rating: 3.51 stars
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Celebrate warmer breezes by sharing a tropical combo: fruity rum drinks and Chicken Satay Skewers with a spicy peanut sauce.

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.
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Inspiration and Ideas

25 Vodka Cocktails You'll Want to Make Again and Again

Vodka is essential to a well-stocked home bar. The smooth, easy-to-quaff liquor plays well in classic drinks like martinis and vodka tonics, as well as more elaborate newfangled cocktails. Here, our favorite vodka cocktail recipes that would be welcome at any happy hour.

Bourbon and Ginger

Rating: 3.65 stars
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This signature cocktail combines bourbon whiskey with effervescent ginger ale to create a refreshing beverage that matches well with a number of appetizers and snacks.