A Crafts Community For Craft Ideas & DIY Projects - Craftster.org
Help | About | Contact | Press | Advertise | Terms | Site Map
Welcome, Guest.
Please login or register.
News 05/06/14: Craftster has gone mobile!  Read the big news here!
Total Members: 297,023
Currently Running With Scissors:
400 Guests and 8 Users
Home Craftster Community Crafting Articles Craft Tutorials My Craftster Crafting Calendar City Guides Craft Shop


Pages: [1]
Jump to page:
  Show Images Only     Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
Topic: Refreshing Summer Drinks?  (Read 805 times)
Tags for this thread:  Add new tag
Share the love... Pin it Submit to reddit add to Wists
1+
 
Princess Dukki
« on: July 01, 2005 11:56:57 PM »

Alrighty, I've been making lemonade from frozen concentrates since our first heat wave, and I'm ready to move on to bigger and better things. Any recipes out there for deliciously refreshing summer beverages? Non-alcoholic, preferably, but such recipes can be easily modified anyhow, so please, share!

(Thanks in advance!)
THIS ROCKS   Logged

What was that for?! Chickens are not your brethren!
GloryB
Friend of Craftster Friend of Craftster

Offline Offline

Posts: 1280
Joined: 24-Sep-2004

I have a sewing machine, and I know how to use it


View Profile
« Reply #1 on: July 02, 2005 09:38:59 AM »

Sun Tea:  1 gallon water, 8 tea bags.  Put water and tea bags in a jug and let stand out doors in the sun 4 to 6 hours.  Serve over ice.
THIS ROCKS   Logged
EmilyFlew
Friend of Craftster Friend of Craftster

Offline Offline

Posts: 3223
Joined: 21-Nov-2003

..sweets4ever is so rad..


View Profile WWW
« Reply #2 on: July 02, 2005 12:38:13 PM »

sun tea is great. My favorite type is Celestial Seasoning's Red Zinger, or you can make your own hibuscus-mint tea by putting a bunch of hibuscus flowers (you could get at health food stores) and mint leaves in a tea ball or tied up in cheesecloth and leaving it in the sun.
THIS ROCKS   Logged

technocutie, handmade iPod cases and felt accoutrements
thoughts and days.

I <3 the mod squad ladies!
Duckgrrl
« Reply #3 on: July 02, 2005 01:58:26 PM »

How about a refreshing Orange Jubilee?

1 (6 ounce) can of frozen orange juice concentrate, thawed and undiluted
2 1/4 cups of milk
1/2 tsp vanilla
1/4 cup powdered sugar
1 cup ice cubes

Put all igredients in a blender and blend until smooth. Scrape sides of blender with a rubber spatula.  Makes about 4 servings.
THIS ROCKS   Logged
CraftyChef
Offline Offline

Posts: 2847
Joined: 26-Jun-2005

Am I retired yet?


View Profile WWW
« Reply #4 on: July 03, 2005 06:43:38 AM »

Add some apple juice or cider to your lemonade, along with a pinch of nutmeg.

Pear juice, fennel (the weed, not the seed), and mint. Yummy! Supposedly aids digestion as well.

Cranberry juice, lime juice, and white grape juice.

Slushies:
4  cups  Ice
3/8  cup  light fruit juice (apple, white grape, etc.)
1/4  cup  heavier fruit juice (dark grape,orange, etc.)
Sparkling water

Julep:
2    Ripe fresh apricots
1  teaspoon  Lime juice
1/2  packet  Sugar substitute
2    Fresh mint leaves

Star Fruit:
4 Coarsely chopped carambola
1/3 c Sugar
3/4 c Club soda; chilled
sliced Carambola (optional)

Directions:
Combine carambola and sugar in food processor, and process 1 minute or until smooth. Strain mixture through a sieve into a bowl, reserving 1-1/4 cups juice; cover and chill. Discard solids. Add club soda to carambola juice; stir gently. Pour over ice.


THIS ROCKS   Logged

Sweetttart3
Offline Offline

Posts: 559
Joined: 16-Apr-2005

Tea and Cake or Death


View Profile
« Reply #5 on: July 03, 2005 09:23:59 AM »

My favorite summer drink is peppermint iced tea. It feels so good going down when it's hot out side.
THIS ROCKS   Logged

Damn the man, Save the Empire!

http://www.wists.com/Sweetttart3

I wanna personal swap!
Neverender
« Reply #6 on: July 03, 2005 02:25:23 PM »

I like mixing drinks in general. If you want something with a big zing to it mix Margarita Mix (non-alcholic stuff that comes in a jug) with some Sprite, and  pink/rasberry Lemonade to your own taste. I recomend freezing the lemonade with some extra water before putting it in with the mixture. This will keep it cold, add color, and the extra water will take away some of the bite.

Hope ya like it!
THIS ROCKS   Logged
untoherselfalone
« Reply #7 on: July 04, 2005 02:51:15 AM »

I just got this recipe from my new martha steart book today! Granted I havn't tried it yet, but it sounds refreshing and thrifty.

Rhubarb Tea
Cut 8 stalks of Rhubarb into 3 inch lengths. Add them to 8 cups water, bring to a boil , and allow it to simmer for an hour. strain liquid and add sugar to taste--about 1/3 of a cup and let cool. she suggests you garnish with mint.


yea. martha stewart is my guilt pleasure Smiley

THIS ROCKS   Logged

Threads you might like:
Pages: [1] Jump to page:
  Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
 
Jump to:  



only results with images
include swap threads
advanced search



your ad could be here!

How-To Videos
How To Make Liquid Soap
Expansion Plans of the Crocker Art Museum in Sacramento, California
How Quilting Can Help People in Need
How to Make a Whirlwind Flag Quilt Block
Creative Letter packaging Ideas
Latest Blog Articles
Tute Tuesday: Faux Cross Stitch Sweatshirt
More Great Crafts Using Cardboard Tubes
Meatless Monday: No Meat Lasagna

Comparison Shopping




Support Craftster
Become a
Friend of Craftster

Buy Craftster Swag
Buy Craft Supplies
Comparison Shopping

Craftster heartily thanks the following peeps...
Moderators

Follow Craftster...






Powered by MySQL Powered by PHP Powered by SMF 1.1.11 | SMF © 2006-2009, Simple Machines LLC
SimplePortal 2.3.5 © 2008-2012, SimplePortal
Valid XHTML 1.0! Valid CSS!

Copyright ©2003-2014, Craftster.org an Internet Brands company.