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April 27, 2016

Cantaloupe Mint Margarita

A woman holds a Cantaloupe Mint Margarita, rimmed with sugar and garnished with a sprig of mint, in hand before drinking
Celebrate Cinco de Mayo with this twist on the classic margarita: Cantaloupe Mint Margaritas! This refined sugar-free recipe comes together quickly and easily with just a few ingredients. Cantaloupe chunks, mint leaves, agave nectar, tequila, orange liqueur and ice are blended together to create this one-of-a-kind cocktail. Light and refreshing with hints of mint and cantaloupe, this drink is perfect for any warm weather get together. The Cantaloupe Mint Margarita is sure to become a favorite!

August 14, 2015

Bourbon Peach Slush

Two Bourbon Peach Slushes, garnished with peach slices and green chevron straws, sit on a marble tile.
Celebrate peach season with a refreshing Bourbon Peach Slush. This boozy slush, made with simple ingredients that are in season, makes for a perfect entertaining cocktail because the recipe can be easily doubled or tripled. Simple to make and easier to sip, this frozen cocktail is perfect for an end-of-summer party.

February 12, 2014

Iced Cocoa

Cool down this winter with homemade Iced Cocoa. The drink is sweet and perfect to split with a sweetheart, especially while you're bundled up! Simply blend milk with bittersweet chocolate chips, unsweetened cocoa powder, sugar, cinnamon, ice and the secret ingredient - liquid smoke! - to create this smoky, sweet iced chocolate dessert!

January 6, 2014

The Cocktail Chronicles: Bloody Mary

The Cocktail Chronicles + Tailgate Thursday: Bloody Marys // The Speckled Palate
Add some spice to your weekend with the brunch cocktail of choice, the Bloody Mary. This classic cocktail, made with spicy tomato juice, vodka and various accoutrements, is easy to make at home and perfect for any morning gathering, no matter the occasion. Requiring just a few ingredients, this drink can be made in minutes and customized for each individual!

July 18, 2012

Strawberry Pineapple Agua Fresca

Strawberry Pineapple Agua Fresca is a delightfully refreshing and delicious warm weather drink that is startlingly simple to make in a hurry. Combine fresh pineapple and strawberries in a blender with chilled water and sugar, blend until combined, strain and enjoy! This agua fresca, adapted from Richard Sandoval's recipe inThe Athlete's Palate Cookbook, is the perfect sipper to enjoy on a warm summer's day!

September 8, 2011

Tailgate Thursday | Blended Mimosas

Who doesn't love a mimosa on a gameday morning? Step up your brunch drink game this season by making these deliciously chilled Blended Mimosas! #mimosa #drink #cocktail #tailgate
Who doesn't love a chilly mimosa on a gameday morning? Step up your brunch drink game this football season by making these deliciously chilled Blended Mimosas! Combine orange juice and ice in the blender, mixing until the ice is crushed, then top with champagne. This bubbly cocktail is the perfect accompaniment for any tailgate that requires breakfast!