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Raspberry daiquiri

Frozen raspberries are always available, always reliable. Take them out of the freezer about 15 minutes before you make this drink. 2 cups ice ½ cup raspberries,...
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Purple mango bongo

This refreshing blender drink has just a touch of Southern Comfort for flavor, but very little alcohol, so it won’t bowl you over. 1 cup ice 1...
papaya

Papaya smoothie

Papayas should be golden, soft, and fragrant. Remember: The sweeter the fruit smells before you peel it, the sweeter it will taste. 1 medium, ripe papaya, peeled...
cocktail

Orange jewelious

A famous chain of juice joints made history with a creamy orange drink like this. A few still exist, but if you can’t find one near you,...
mango

Mango soy smoothie

Soy milk is available in most supermarkets and every health food store. It comes flavored and unflavored. I prefer vanilla-flavored. If you are allergic to soy, substitute...
soy

Chocolate soy smoothie

This delicious chocolate smoothie is perfect for your vegan and lactoseintolerant guests—or for anyone who just wants to avoid dairy. 1 cup ice 2 tablespoons peanut butter ...

Chocolate cookies and cream cocktail

This makes a perfect dessert, served with extra cookies on the side. 1 cup chocolate ice cream ¼ cup milk 1 ½ ounces white rum 1 ½...
berry

Cherries jubilation

Call me old-fashioned, but I still serve cherries jubilee at dinner parties. So it seemed a natural to turn this delicious desert into a party drink. It’s...
campari

Campari freeze

Campari is a bitter Italian liqueur. Bartenders say that mixing it with orange juice is the best way to try it for the first time. This frozen version...
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Bananas foster smoothie

Serve this after your next dinner party. After all, it’s easier to make than the dessert it’s named for. ½ cup ice 1 banana, peeled and broken into...