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RECIPES - BEVERAGES [1]



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Brunch Punch
Ingredients

2 liters ginger ale
1 (750 milliliter) bottle champagne, chilled
1 quart orange or rainbow or other sherbet

Directions

Pour ginger ale in large punch bowl; add champagne and sherbet. Stir to dissolve and serve cold.


Martinis
Apple Martini

2 trays ice
1/4 liter vodka
1/2 liter sour apple mix
Splash sweet vermouth
1 Granny Smith apple, cored and sliced

In a medium pitcher, combine ice, vodka, sour apple mix, and vermouth.
Stir thoroughly. Strain into a martini glass and garnish with apple slice.
Serve immediately.


The Crantini

2 ounces vodka
3 ounces cranberry juice

Combine ingredients in a shaker with ice and mix vigorously.
Stop when the shaker is too cold to hold. Strain into a chilled
martini glass and garnish with a lemon twist.

Tequila Martinis

2 ounces Tequila
4 ice cubes
1/2 teaspoon TripleSec
Twist of lime zest
1 strip (1/4 x 3/4inch) of serrano chile (stem and seeds removed)
A cocktail skewer

In a pitcher or a cocktail shaker, combine the tequila and the ice cubes
and stir or shake 20 times. Place the Triple Sec in a chilled cocktail glass,
swirl it around to coat the inside of the glass, and discard it.
Strain the tequila into the glass. Thread the twist of lime and the strip of
chile onto the cocktail skewer, perch it on the rim of the glass, and serve at once.

The Cosmopolitan

1 1/2 ounces vodka
1/2 ounce Triple Sec
2 ounces fresh lime juice
1 ounce cranberry juice
Combine ingredients in a shaker with ice and mix vigorously.
Stop when the shaker is too cold to hold. Strain into a chilled
martini glass and garnish with a lemon twist.


Orange Julius
Ingredients

1/3 Cup Frozen Orange Juice
1/2 Cup Cold Water
1/2 Cup Cold Milk
1/4 Cup Sugar
1/2 Tsp Vanilla
2 Cups Crushed Ice


Directions

Put liquid into blender. Add ice cubes, blend until smooth and frothy. Serve and enjoy.

Submitted by Brenda, Texas [texasangelwithattitude]


Pink Honey Lemonade
Ingredients

1 cup water
3 fresh strawberries, sliced
1 cup white sugar
1/2 cup brown sugar
1 teaspoon honey
7 cups water
1 3/4 cups fresh lemon juice
2 slices orange


Directions

In a saucepan, combine 1 cup water, strawberries, white sugar, brown sugar, and honey.
Bring to a boil, and simmer 10 minutes, stirring occasionally. Cool to room temperature,
cover, and chill.
In a large pitcher, mix together water, lemon juice, and orange slices. Stir in cooled
syrup; chill. Serve in a tall glass over ice


Black Halloween Punch
Ingredients

1 (.13 ounce) envelope unsweetened grape soft drink mix
1 (.13 ounce) envelope unsweetened orange soft drink mix
2 cups white sugar
3 quarts cold water
1 liter ginger ale


Directions

To make a frozen hand, wash a disposable glove, fill with water, seal with a rubber band and freeze until hard.
Stir together grape soft drink mix, orange soft drink mix, sugar and water until solids are dissolved. Combine with chilled ginger ale just before serving. Dip the frozen hand briefly in warm water, then peel off the glove. Float the prepared hand in the punch bowl for a ghastly effect.


Green Grog
Ingredients

2 (12 fluid ounce) cans frozen limeade concentrate
2 (12 fluid ounce) cans frozen lemonade concentrate
2 (2 liter) bottles lemon-lime flavored carbonated beverage
1 (750 milliliter) bottle rum
2 quarts lime sherbet


Directions

In a large pot, combine limeade, lemonade and lemon-lime soda.
Stir in rum (add more to taste if desired.) Mix in the lime sherbet.


Apple Orchard Punch
Ingredients

1 (32 fluid ounce) bottle apple juice, chilled
1 (12 fluid ounce) can frozen cranberry juice concentrate
1 cup orange juice
1 1/2 liters ginger ale
1 apple


Directions

In a large punch bowl, combine apple juice, cranberry juice concentrate and
orange juice. Stir until dissolved, then slowly pour in the ginger ale.
Thinly slice the apple vertically, forming whole apple slices. Float apple
slices on top of punch


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