Cocktails

Banana Colada Smoothie

You can taste a bit of summer in this cool, refreshing smoothie that is made with SPLENDA® No Calorie Sweetener instead of sugar.

Apple Vodka Cocktail

This Apple Vodka cocktail recipe from Stacia Gowens is a refreshing sipper for the summertime ‚Äì or year round. Of course, now they make flavored vodkas in a wide variety and they are all currently on sale at Five Points…
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Bee’s Knees II

Honey is 80% natural sugar that is sweeter than regular sugar. This summer drink is sweet because it is made with honey. Check out the water content when you purchase honey, the less water in the honey, the better quality….
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Amanda’s Sangria

With deep roots in Spain, Sangria is a fruit based punch of red wine, seasonal fruits and soda or champagne. This drink is always great at social gatherings, easy to make and even easier to drink. This recipe is a…
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Jamaican Margaritas

Here is a tasty sounding recipe for Jamaican Margaritas made with the juice of fresh hibiscus blooms. I may have to try this one using the hibiscus flowers from my neighbor’s yard. (I hope they don’t read this post.)

Lime Green

This simple cocktail recipe came from Dana Parr‚Äôs personal Web site, a mix of fun, business, marketing and a few cocktail recipes. This faultless concoction calls for Ketel One Vodka that is handcrafted in small batches. This drink is rumored…
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Dirty Martini with Stuffed Olives

Here is a tasty cocktail recipe stuffed with olives that may help relieve hot flashes of women going through menopause. If that is true, I’m serving it to all of my girl friends!

Bailey’s Sundae Coffee Drink

Bailey’s Sundae Coffee Drink is an adult cocktail perfect to serve today, National Ice Cream Day. This is a great recipe to serve at your parties, celebrations and ceremonies honoring America’s favorite dessert.

Mint-Melon Pops

We are never too old to enjoy ice-cold refreshment when the weather is hot! This recipe for Mint-Melon Pops is a tasty summer time treat and it comes from Maureen Callahan, Real Simple, August 2004. Her recipe suggests using fresh…
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Lemon Martini

A lemon martini is an adult treat for a hot summer afternoon. Most well-stocked liquor stores in Fernandina Beach, such as our local 5 Points carry lemon flavored vodka and liqueurs, so they should be easy to find. For an…
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A Tasty Twist on Mojitos

Mojitos have been all the rage in recent years for cocktail hour and here is a tasty twist if you‚Äôve grown weary of a standard mojito. The timing to make this refreshing recipe is perfect as watermelons are appearing in…
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Pimm’s Cup Cocktail

This refreshing drink gets most of its flavor from Pimm’s No. 1, a gin-based aperitif with fruit juices and spices. Cucumber spears make a crunchy garnish.

The Blueberry Tea Cocktail

This Blueberry Tea cocktail recipe is made from tea and liqueurs. It is served hot, and could be considered a variation on the hot toddy.