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Cold Beverages

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

Lemony Iced Tea

Lemony Iced Tea

Lemony Iced Tea

This beverage is one of our favorites to serve during the hot humid summer months. We keep a jug in the refrigerator ready to serve for family and guests.

Homemade Eggnog

Homemade Eggnog

Homemade Eggnog

After just one taste, folks will know this holiday treat is homemade, not a store-bought variety. —Pat Waymire, Yellow Springs, Ohio

Sherbet Punch

Sherbet Punch

Sherbet Punch

"Lime is my favorite flavor for Christmas, but I make this same recipe with raspberry sherbet, too," notes Jeanne Bunders of Wauzeka, Wisconsin.
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New Year's Punch

New Year's Punch

New Year's Punch

Our family toasts to the New Year with this sparkling beverage. I've also prepared it for spring luncheons and bridal showers.—Audrey Thibodeau, Gilbert, Arizona

Frosty Orange Smoothie

Frosty Orange Smoothie

Frosty Orange Smoothie

This is a refreshing drink year-round, but it also is a festive beverage to serve around the holidays. It's a good alternative to sugared soft drinks, too. —Rita Swanson, Three Hills, Alberta

Spiced Lemonade

Spiced Lemonade

Spiced Lemonade

Serve this drink over ice in summer or warmed in winter - it's always refreshing. If you have a cold, a warm mug of spiced lemonade will make you feel much better. And when you're feeling great, it'll quench a big thirst, too!

Rhubarb Citrus Punch

Rhubarb Citrus Punch

Rhubarb Citrus Punch

Rhubarb grows abundantly in our large farm garden. I'll make this punch for summertime gatherings or for special occasions with our extended family.

Sparkling Berry Punch

Sparkling Berry Punch

Sparkling Berry Punch

This thirst-quenching beverage really rounded out our Valentine's Day dinner. But I've found it makes a colorful addition to any special occasion no matter what time of year.—Kay Curtis, Guthrie, Oklahoma

Tropical Punch

Tropical Punch

Tropical Punch

Bananas give Tropical Punch a deliciously different twist, says Columbus Junction, Iowa field editor Ruth Seitz.

Orange Pineapple Punch

Orange Pineapple Punch

Orange Pineapple Punch

Conni Brueggeman of Sparta, Wisconsin shares a concoction that's a quick to fix as it is to refresh. To mix it for your Halloween hoedown (or anytime), simply stir the easy-to-find ingredients and serve. "It made quite a splash among the guests at a party at our house," Connie comments.

Lemon Cider

Lemon Cider

Lemon Cider

With a quick wave of your kitchen "wand", you can conjure up a beverage that's ripe with flavor. "I got the idea from my sister, who operates an apple orchard with her husband," reveals Annette Engelbert of Bruce Crossing, Michigan. "She's a wizard when it comes to creating new fruit recipes! You can serve it as a refreshing punch for a party or as a warm during on a chilly fall day."--Annette Engelbert, Bruce Crossing, Michigan
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