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Watermelon Mai Tai, Get the Recipe: This Mexican cocktail is best for savory drink lovers.

Marcela steeps rosemary in boiling water to give her agave-sweetened lemonade a refreshing twist. "Made these to go along with an Italian dinner and by the end of the night they were completely gone! Take the sweet, mellow flavor of hibiscus tea to a new level this summer by combining it with tequila and citrus juice for a refreshing cocktail with a surprising kick.

", "I served this in over-sized wine glasses with ice and sliced oranges for garnish. Sweet Tea Mojito, Get the Recipe: Ginger syrup adds a sweet spiciness to the sunset tinged cocktail, making endless summer afternoons and evenings, all the more special.

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Wake up your palate after a backyard feast with this dessert-meets-digestif cocktail. High-Tea Cocktail, Get the Recipe: This colorful cocktail features white wine, peach puree and peach-flavored vodka that's inspired by in season peaches. Add a bit of simple syrup to the mixture and let it sit overnight before straining. The bright lemony flavor and crisp cucumber slices perfectly complement gin's piney aroma in Sandra Lee's simple summer cocktail. Moscow Mule, Get the Recipe: I salted the rim of the glass to make it extra special.".
All rights reserved. Treat your dad to an ultimate feast this Father's Day with our recipes for incredible summer foods. The below cocktails utilise authentic Italian prosecco. Guy's fruit-focused spin on the classic mojito adds apple juice plus red and green apple slices to the minty refresher. Photo By: Matt Armendariz

Photo By: Tara Donne The best tasting cocktails use fresh ice made from pure, filtered water. Your five-a-day has never tasted so good. Equal parts sweet vermouth and Campari form a mildly bitter and spicy aperitif. Ultimate Margarita. Fresh basil is the secret ingredient: Steep it in a simple syrup (equal parts sugar and water), then remove it before blending the slushie, so it adds a subtle herbaceous note. Place mint leaves in the bottom of a pre-chilled, dry pewter cup. Ree Drummond's kid-friendly drink pairs from-scratch lemonade with frozen raspberries.

Take your passion for Parma Ham to the next level with these party-ready summer starters. ©2013, Television Food Network, G.P. "I loved this!

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Turn farmers’ market cucumbers into something other than a salad side dish at your next BBQ. Watermelon Punch Keg, Get the Recipe: Corus Lifestyle. ", "Delicious!

This was posted in The Virginian Pilot on 6/17/2009. Ina's Lemon Drop Cocktail is like a glass of freshly squeezed lemonade, with just a kick of vodka.

Get the Recipe: ", "The fresh lemon juice really makes a difference in the taste. Get more fun summer recipes like these at Food Network. Make-Ahead Cucumber-Elderflower Sangria, Get the Recipe: For an added touch of sweetness, flavor the martini with Honey Syrup, made with equal parts honey and water.

This frosty sip includes peaches three ways: freshly blended for body, in Pure Leaf Peach Iced Tea as the base and sliced for garnishing. Cognac, lemon juice, white grape juice, sugar and fruit chill overnight to allow all of the sweet flavors of this sangria to develop. Get our life-saving Dinner Daily newsletter. A bunch of fresh, sugary blueberries add a seasonal twist to the classic lemonade. Melissa's fruity cooler combines muddled raspberries with pineapple juice, coconut water, mint and light rum. ©FOOD NETWORK : 2012, Television Food Network, G.P. ©Yunhee Kim 2011, Photo By: Matt Armendariz Gorgeous recipes for Mini Strawberries 'n' Cream Trifles, Frozen Strawberry Brownie Sundaes and an extra-special Ice Cream Bombe! Talk about functional party decor!

I ended up making two batches because everyone enjoyed them so much.". San Remo Cocktail, Get the Recipe:

Ina spoons dollops of peach puree into elegant glasses before topping them off with cold Prosecco. Some have a sneaky spike of our favourite tipples, while others give a modern twist on the classic smoothie. Be on a Food Network Canada show! Bobby's classic mint julep is filled with bourbon whiskey, mint, sugar and water. Stumped for dinner? This fruity, blended drink is filled with cream of coconut, bananas and crushed pineapple. Directions. Rosemary-Infused Lemonade, Get the Recipe:

Cool off your bourbon with some orange bitters and a fresh lemon twist.

Grapefruit Sparklers, Get the Recipe:

©Nicole Mlakar / nicolemlakar.com, Photo By: Stephen Murello Sunny's boozy blackberry float will please dessert lovers and cocktail enthusiasts alike. This simple cocktail is perfect for a summer brunch; Italian lemon soda adds a subtle sweet-tart flavor to everyone’s favorite summer wine for a crisp, sparkling sip. Refreshing, herbaceous and stunningly green, this vodka cocktail brings a new kind of elegance to glasses this summer. Frozen Mojito. This brunch (or anytime) cocktail features fresh, muddled raspberries and is finished with champagne or prosecco. It packs a punch but goes down smoothly, so watch out! Get the Recipe: