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Arizona Punch

by December 23, 2017

Title of Recipe: Arizona Punch Ingredients: 2 cans frozen orange juice 1 cup pineapple juice ¼ cup maraschino cherry juice 2 quarts gingerale ice cubes 3 refrigerator trays Instructions: Blend all ingredients but the gingerale. Pour over ice cubes. Add gingerale. Serves 12 glasses.

Lemon Party Punch


Title of Recipe: Lemon Party Punch Ingredients: 3 cans lemon juice (frozen or canned) 2 cups sugar 2 quarts strong tea 2 quarts water 4 cups orange juice 1 ½ quarts cranberry or grape juice 1 quart gingerale Instructions: Dissolve sugar in canned or frozen lemon juice. Add Read more »

Watermelon Beverage

by July 15, 2017

Use a biscuit cutter to mark the top of a seedless melon Use an immersion blender to liquify the inside Pour out the guts and strain Return to the melon, and serve with a straw

GZ’s Cucumber Ginger Fizz

by March 3, 2016

Muddled together 3 mint leaves 1/2 tsp fresh ginger – Then add 1 C cucumber 1/4 C Lime juice 2 C Cucumber juice Shake Fill iced glass half way Fill up with ginger beer

Velez-Malaga Sangria

by February 12, 2016

This is about as easy as it gets. Rioja is a traditional table wine used across Spain.  Use that if you are able. Options: White . Crisp White, Refreshing White, Chardonnay Red . Zinfandel, Merlot, Cabernet, Malbec, Shiraz Ingredients to feed 4 people 1 liter Read more »

LIME Tequila Shot Glass

by January 9, 2016

Cut a lime in half, leaving one end just a little bigger than the other. Squeeze both sides of the lime into a glass Discard the smaller half Cut a flat spot on the bottom of the larger half Use a knife and carefully cut out the membranes Dip Read more »

Sweet Tea

by December 29, 2015

Smoothie Recipes

by December 28, 2015

HINT: Frequently the blender blade will fit into a ball jar, which can then be screwed into place. Use this for your smoothie and everything is self-contained. Kale Breakfast Smoothie 6-8 Kale leaves 1/2 C water 1 C frozen banana slices 10-12 seedless grapes 1 VERY ripe pear (peel is Read more »


by April 7, 2015
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Before we begin… Everything should be cold, and then cut, and then placed in the freezer for 30 minutes before preparing and serving.  You can alternately freeze the ingredients, but this will tend to make your fruits mushy when they thaw. Ingredients to feed 4 people Ingredients Read more »

Horchata From Scratch

by May 28, 2014

INGREDIENTS FOR EASY HORCHATA  ( to make 4 bottles ) 1-2 C cooked white rice 1 TBL ground cinnamon 1/2 cup sugar 4 C hot water just a pinch of salt Ground cinnamon for garnish when serving. STEP BY STEP Mix rice, cinnamon, sugar and 2 Cups Read more »

Egg Nog from Scratch

by May 26, 2013

Egg Nog with Raw Eggs INGREDIENTS 4 eggs (separated) 3 oz Jim Beam Kentucky Bourbon Whiskey 1 CU heavy cream 1 PT whole milk (not skim) 1 tsp grated nutmeg 1/3 CU sugar 1 TBL sugar additional STEP BY STEP Separate white from the yolks. Set whites Read more »

Grandpa’s Old Fashioned Lemonade

by February 28, 2013

This creates a lemonade CONCENTRATE that will store efficiently and is really easy to mix when you are ready. INGREDIENTS 16 lemons – or enough juice to fill an empty water bottle TWO empty water bottles 1 CU sugar 8 mint leaves water STEP BY STEP Fill Read more »

Grandpa’s Arghhh Bloody Mary Mix

by December 3, 2012

Mr. & Mrs. T – Rich & Spicy Bloody Mary Mix Ingredients 46 oz can tomato juice 4 TBS lime juice 3 TBL 3 TBS vinegar 2 TBS sugar 2 TBS prepared horseradish 1 TBL Dijon mustard 1 TBS celery salt ½ tsp pepper ¼ tsp onion powder ¼ tsp Read more »

Turkish Coffee

by April 16, 2012

Turkish Coffee is more of a process than a product. INGREDIENTS Authentic Turkish Coffee (or very finely ground coffee) STEP BY STEP Pour in cold water in the coffee pot. – You should use one cup of cold water for each cup you are making and Read more »

Velvet Fruit Nectar


INGREDIENTS 1/2 CU apricot nectar 1/2 CU peach nectar 1/2 CU strawberry nectar STEP BY STEP If you have a juicer, juice the ingredients, then mix and serve. If you have only a blender, you can liquefy the ingredients, and add 1/4 CU of orange juice. Read more »

Vegetable Cocktail


INGREDIENTS 1/4 C carrot juice 1/4 C tomato juice 1/4 C parsley juice 1/4 C radish juice 1/4 C celery juice 1/4 C cucumber juice STEP BY STEP If you have a juicer, juice the ingredients, then mix and serve. If you have only a blender, this Read more »

Jim Morgan’s Limoncello

by April 8, 2012

James L. Morgan wrote: “Here. I’d never written it down before, I just make it. Here it is with the precise amounts I normally use. INGREDIENTS Zest of 30 lemon peels 1.75 L bottle of Vodka 5.25 C sugar 1.5 QT water STEP BY STEP Put the Read more »

Arizona Punch

by February 20, 2012

INGREDIENTS 1 can frozen orange juice 1 cup pineapple juice 2 TBL maraschino cherry juice 8-12 ice cubes 1 quarts ginger ale STEP BY STEP Mix first three ingredients using a blender Pour the mixture over ice cubes Add ginger ale Serves 4-6 people

Grandpa’s Grandpa’s Applejack


This recipe is over 100 years old.  It is a recipe that was handed down to my father, by his father, and then later to me.  This recipe was created about fifty years before the FDA, so comes with no guarantees.  Use it at your own risk.  All I can Read more »

Apple Wink


INGREDIENTS 1/2 CU banana nectar 1/2 CU apple juice 1-2 tsp honey STEP BY STEP If you have a juicer, juice the ingredients, then mix and serve. If you have only a blender, you can liquefy the ingredients Then add 1/4 CU of orange juice.   Read more »