Summer Refreshments

3 ing
15 min
Preheat teapot with water and bring to boil. Add lemongrass, steep 8 to 10 minutes; strain. Allow to cool, sweeten to taste, and serve in tall glasses with ice.

Summer Refreshments

4 ing
15 min
Stir honey and hot water over low heat until blended. Let cool and add lemon juice and cold water. Pour into iced glasses. The honey-water syrup may be refrigerated and used to make lemonade a glas...

Summer Refreshments

4 ing
5 min
Mix vodka and blue Curacao in a cocktail glass. Add Sprite to taste. Serve in glasses with ice cubes. 

Summer Refreshments

5 ing
15 min
Wash, blanch, peel and chop the tomatoes. Put through a food mill or sieve directly into a bowl. Add enough ice water to make 4 cups. Season lightly with salt and pepper (if using them) and herb...

Summer Refreshments

5 ing
5 min
Moisten rims of cocktail glasses with cut grapefruit. Swirl in a mound of salt to coat edges. Combine grapefruit juice, tequila, triple sec and cracked ice in a blender. Blend until smooth.  ...

Summer Refreshments

5 ing
15 min
Pour the milk and vanilla in a blender and pulse until combined. Add the frozen orange juice concentrate. Blend until fully combined with the milk. Add the sugar and ice cubes; blend until ic...

Summer Refreshments

5 ing
15 min
Mix juices and frozen orange juice concentrate. Chill. Add chilled Sprite before serving. Serve over ice in tall glasses with straws. Garnish each serving with mint leaves, if desired.

Summer Refreshments

6 ing
5 min
In large pitcher or punch bowl combine apple, orange, grapefruit and lime juices. Just before serving, pour in ginger ale. Serve over ice cubes in tall glasses.

Summer Refreshments

6 ing
5 min
Combine all ingredients in a blender and blend until smooth. Pour into glasses and serve. 

Summer Refreshments

6 ing
5 min
Place all ingredients in a blender and puree until smooth. Pour into tall glasses and serve.

Summer Refreshments

6 ing
15 min
Hold a mango stem-end up and slice flesh away from the long flat stone in long, vertical sections. Slice the flesh from the skin. Repeat these steps with the remaining mangoes. Cut 12 thin, uniform...

Summer Refreshments

6 ing
60 min
Mix Jello and 2 cups boiling water and let cool. Add mashed bananas, pineapple, and undrained frozen strawberries. Put half the mixture into 13" X 9" X 2" pan and chill 30-45 minutes. Spread sou...

Summer Refreshments

7 ing
15 min
Peel and pit the peach.  Put all ingredients except soda water into a cocktail shaker and fill with ice. Shake good and hard to get the egg white frothy. Strain into a tall glasses and top...

Summer Refreshments

7 ing
20 min
Combine the almonds and sugar in a small skillet. Toast over medium-low heat until the almonds are golden and sugar has started to caramelize. Stir often and watch carefully. Remove from heat and s...

Summer Refreshments

7 ing
15 min
Cut tomatoes into 1/2-inch dice. Chop red onion into 1/4-inch pieces. Combine tomatoes, onion, rosemary, parsley and salt to taste. Toss with vinaigrette dressing composed of 3 parts olive oi...

Summer Refreshments

7 ing
45 min
In small mixing bowl sprinkle lemon juice over apples which have been cored and diced. Toss lightly to combine and add celery, raisins, and mayonnaise. Mix until thoroughly coated. Cover with pl...

Summer Refreshments

8 ing
15 min
Mix papaya, yogurt, lime juice, orange juice, honey, and salt in a blender until smooth. Add ice to blender and blend until smooth. Lassi should be thick.

Summer Refreshments

8 ing
20 min
Whisk together vinegar, tahini, mustard, celery seed and worchestershire sauce. Stir in mayonnaise. Add cabbages, toss well.

Summer Refreshments

8 ing
60 min
Dissolve salt and sugar in vinegar; add sour cream and stir until smooth. Add chives, dill, and celery seeds. Slice cucumbers paper thin, and combine with dressing. Chill 1 hour or more. 

Summer Refreshments

9 ing
10 min
Break romaine lettuce into 2-inch strips, discarding outer leaves. Then pour oil over lettuce. Sprinkle pepper and salt over lettuce. Toss several times, add eggs, Worcestershire and lemon juice...

Summer Refreshments

9 ing
40 min
Cut the broccoli into florets. If the pieces are large, cut the stems in half. Rinse and drain them. Reserve the stems for another use. Drop broccoli into boiling salted water to cover. Bring to a ...

Summer Refreshments

9 ing
18 min
Slice broccoli and cauliflower very thin. Chop onion. Mix other ingredients to make the dressing and add to vegetables. Crumble bacon on top is desired. Cover and store in refrigerator up ...

Summer Refreshments

10 ing
10 min
Remove everything from the cantaloupe except for the flesh. Scoop it with a cantaloupe baler. Mix all fruits in a plate. Pour rum, cognac and add sugar. Then pour the spumante. Serve after...

Summer Refreshments

15 ing
15 min
Dissolve coffee and brown sugar in boiling water. Add cinnamon and mixed spice. Add water and stir well. Add milk, vanilla and whipping cream. Whisk lightly until evenly combined. Put 2 ice c...