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Cold Beverages

Looking for cold beverages? Find great tasting cold beverages including iced tea recipes, margaritas, and more cold beverages.

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This is an iced tea made from hibiscus, tart and deep red like cranberry juice. Add rum if you like. —Adan Franco, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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Mad Scientist Punch

Mad Scientist Punch

Mad Scientist Punch

Our home economists concocted this "potion" with kitchen staples such as juice concentrate, soft drink mix, soda and sherbet. It appeals to kids of all ages!

Cherry Berry Smoothies

Cherry Berry Smoothies

Cherry Berry Smoothies

"We have three young children, so we always have fruit juices on hand to experiment with when making smoothies," writes Shonna Thibodeau. The Fort Huachuca, Arizona reader turns cherry juice, fruit and yogurt into this colorful family favorite.

Dill Bloody Marys

Dill Bloody Marys

Dill Bloody Marys

With a nice level of pepper, and just enough dill from the pickle, these Bloody Marys from Jay Feckovich of Green Bay, Wisconsin are sure to be crowd pleasing. To make Contrary Marys simply leave out the vodka.
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Pineapple Colada Shake

Pineapple Colada Shake

Pineapple Colada Shake

With refreshing coconut and pineapple flavors, this frothy shake is sinfully delicious! With its hint of cinnamon and creamy texture, it just begs to be your poolside companion. —Melissa Jelinek, Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin

Nutty Banana Shakes

Nutty Banana Shakes

Nutty Banana Shakes

Kids of all ages are sure to enjoy these thick shakes! Whip 'em up as a sweet and satisfying after-school snack, or sip them on the patio with a light lunch. —Maricah LeVells, Memphis, Tennessee

Rosemary & Thyme Lemon Cocktail

Rosemary & Thyme Lemon Cocktail

Rosemary & Thyme Lemon Cocktail

A bubbly drink means it's time to celebrate! Try dressing up the usual hard lemonade with sprigs of rosemary and thyme for a refreshingly different cocktail any time of year. —Moffat Frazier, New York, New York

Spiced Green Tea

Spiced Green Tea

Spiced Green Tea

"It's fun to cozy up to the campfire with a mug of this tangy tea," says Sandra McKenzie, Braham, Minnesota. "It's a unique blend of green tea, fruit juices and spice."

Fruit Punch

Fruit Punch

Fruit Punch

"We had a diabetic child in our church youth group a few years ago and tried to fix snacks that would be within his restrictions but enjoyable for the other kids as well," explains Ruth Tacoma of Falmouth, Michigan. "This punch really fills the bill-you'd never know it's a diabetic drink."

Senior Strawberry Slush

Senior Strawberry Slush

Senior Strawberry Slush

Here's fruity refreshment that can flavor a gathering without a fuss! Simply stir up strawberries, juices, water and sugar according to the recipe, then freeze. Add soda before serving and you're all set. Keep one thing in mind, though, chuckles Thelma Rush of Mt. Pleasant, Tennessee. "You may want to make extra," she notes. "People are always coming back for seconds!"

Blueberry-Oat Smoothies

Blueberry-Oat Smoothies

Blueberry-Oat Smoothies

This is definitely a "Wow, this is different!" smoothie. I had never thought to put oatmeal in a smoothie before, but after soaking, there is no stiffness to the oats at all! If using fresh blueberries, two or three ice cubes may be added to the blender to make a chillier treat.

Lime Fruit Slushies

Lime Fruit Slushies

Lime Fruit Slushies

These frosty drinks shared by Linda Horst from newville, Pennsylvania have a bright green color and refreshing flavor. Tip: Divide the mixture between two plastic containers before freezing. Once frozen, use them to help keep the items in your cooler chilled. They'll thaw to a nice slushy consistency. More Slushies »


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