berries

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...
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...
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 ...
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,...
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...

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...
ras

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,...
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...
banana

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...
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...