Fruit-filled, kid-friendly punches and adult-pleasing cocktails are perfect treats on hot days.
Club soda, fresh whole strawberries, and frozen daiquiri mix set these margarita spritzers apart. Serve on sultry summer days
and enjoy the fizzy sweetness of these colorful cocktails.
For a light and quick poolside drink, Cava Sangria is the way to go. Refreshing and fruity, this 5-ingredient sangria has
the perfect combination of flavors from the strawberries and mint leaves. After the first sip, you’ll feel like you’re on
Guests will love the raspberries that sit atop this festive beverage. Garnish the mixture of beer, raspberry lemonade, and
vodka with lemon and lime slices.
No summertime meal in the South is complete without good ole iced tea. Glass carafes and lemon slices make an elegant presentation
of this classic.
This kid-friendly punch makes a special treat out of lemonade mix by mixing it with the tropical flavor of pineapple juice
and the bubbly carbonation in ginger ale. Serve with paper cocktail umbrellas for a fun entertaining touch.
Atlanta Chef Anne Quatrano’s recipe releases the flavors of summer’s fresh mint, blackberries, and cucumber into this drink.
Pour the cocktail into glasses garnished with cucumber, blackberries, lime wedges, and mint sprigs.
Juicy summer melon is even more refreshing when blended with ginger ale, limeade, and a hint of fresh ginger. Substitute watermelon
or honeydew if you like.
Lemonade and fresh mint leaves provide a flavorful fruit twist to this classic summer drink. One reader suggested adding a
tablespoon of orange-flavored vodka to a glass of the drink to add a grown-up kick.
Add fresh summer peaches and raspberries to this Southern version of the classic wine punch. Make the sangria the day before
to allow the flavors to blend.
This simple mixture of orange juice and lemon-lime soft drink offers the refreshing bubbles from the carbonated soda with
the tang of citrus juice.
Use leftover watermelon to make this slushy summer drink. Garnish with fresh mint leaves.
Serve this adult version of kid-favorite pink lemonade in wine glasses. Garnish with fresh cranberries and citrus slices.
You can’t go wrong with the combination of two Southern summertime favorites—sweet tea and peaches. It’s the perfect accompaniment
to a lunch or afternoon snack.
A mojito traditionally uses rum; here we use tequila instead, hence the fun title. Dip rims of glasses in lime juice and a
mixture of equal parts kosher salt and sugar for a twist on salt-rimmed glasses.
Lavender and mint add a fresh herb flair to classic lemonade. This recipe is perfect for lemonade stands and backyard parties
Only Southerners understand just how sweet tea should be. Add the full cup of sugar to this recipe if you like yours extra
If iced tea is the house wine of the South, consider this our summer sangria.
You'll want to make a whole batch of this citrusy spritzer. It's perfect for outdoor gatherings and kicking back on the porch.
Served ice cold, these refreshing cocktails keep your guests cool.