An ice chest or cooler should contain about 25 percent ice or freezer packs and 75 percent food. Prechilling helps, too. Just fill the cooler with ice or ice water and let stand, then drain and dry before packing.
I first enjoyed this cocktail at a Derby party and fell in love with it. With its beautiful color and zesty flavor, it’s very festive for a summer picnic or party, and everyone likes it.”—Peggy Foster, Florence, Kentucky