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 29
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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Test Kitchen's Favorite Hot Chocolate

Fancy something cold instead? This recipe is also the base for our Rich Frozen Hot Chocolate.

Homemade Hot Chocolate

Rating: 3.49 stars 1743
Hot-chocolate mix is a wintertime staple. A homemade version is delicious and natural—containing only cocoa, sugar, and salt—and especially economical compared with store-bought mixes.

Cranberry-Blood Orange Spritz

Cranberries, a hallmark of the Thanksgiving meal, take center stage in this festive, big-batch take on a Moscow Mule. For a nonalcoholic option, use seltzer instead of vodka.

The Original Eggnog

Rating: 3.51 stars 51
When she published this recipe in her first book, Entertaining, Martha wrote that this eggnog was "so rich it needs no accompaniment." This original recipe is made with plenty of bourbon, cognac, dark rum, heavy cream, and a dozen eggs—good thing it serves a crowd.
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Inspiration and Ideas

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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.