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Piña colada

A tropical blend of rich coconut cream, white rum and tangy pineapple - serve with an umbrella for kitsch appeal

Author: Good Food team

Mojito recipe

Mix this classic cocktail for a party using fresh mint, white rum, sugar, zesty lime and cooling soda water. Play with the quantities to suit your taste.

Author: Good Food team

Cosmopolitan cocktail

Lipsmackingly sweet and sour, the Cosmopolitan cocktail of vodka, cranberry, orange liqueur and citrus is a good-time in a glass. Perfect for a party

Author: Alice Lascelles

Frozen strawberry daiquiri

This slushy cocktail is best made when strawberries are in season and at their ripest. With just four ingredients you can whip up this thirst quencher in 10 minutes.

Author: Miriam Nice

Old Fashioned

The old-fashioned is one of the oldest mixed drinks in the cocktail canon. (Original name: whiskey cocktail, which became old-fashioned whiskey cocktail, and then just old-fashioned.) It is a stirred drink,...

Author: Robert Simonson


A classic cocktail recipe for those who like a touch of citrus sweetness. Blend vodka with orange liqueur, cranberry juice and lime, then serve in chilled martini glasses

Author: Good Food team

Old fashioned

A traditional whisky cocktail with bitters, soda water and a simple orange garnish. Serve in a tumbler with plenty of ice

Author: Good Food team

Cranberry Liqueur

Author: Jonathan Reynolds

Bloody Mary Mix

We've made hundreds of thousands of bloody Marys over the decades at Prune, with 11 variations, and this classic base mix has been the stalwart, gleaming engine of them all. The lemon juice is what makes...

Author: Gabrielle Hamilton


This is a classic, smooth margarita. But watch out ... this is the kind of drink that will sneak up on you before you know it. Great for your next fiesta!

Author: BonniE !

An Adaptable Cosmopolitan Cocktail

In case you couldn't help but wonder, this more refined Cosmopolitan is not a robust red but a dusty pink, deeply chilled, and walks the line between sweet and sour. You can even shed the notion that it...

Author: Rebekah Peppler

Grandma's Coquito (Puerto Rican Eggnog)


Author: benelisa cotto

Margarita recipe

Stir up this classic tequila cocktail for a party using tangy triple sec and lime juice. Don't forget to serve in a salt-rimmed martini glass

Author: Good Food team

Long Island Iced Tea

As white light is the combination of all wavelengths of color visible to the human eye, so too is Long Island iced tea the rainbow of high-proof liquors mixed into a balanced cocktail. When done right,...

Author: Eric Kim

Watermelon Strawberry Slush

Perhaps watermelon fans already know that a chilled wedge is not the only way to enjoy it. What about drinking it instead? Here, watermelon and strawberries are blended with a little sugar, lemon juice...

Author: Florence Fabricant

Triple Berry Sangria

Those who know me know that I LOVE SANGRIA! I love to drink it, try it, and make it. It is sweet and smooth. I made this one for a Fundraiser and it was delish!

Author: Melissa Baldan

Watermelon Margarita

Mixing cocktails may seem intimidating, but it's actually quite intuitive once you understand how to balance the alcohol, sweetness and acidity. In "3-Ingredient Cocktails" (Ten Speed Press, 2017), Robert...

Author: Alexa Weibel

Bloody Mary Mix

Talk to anyone and they'll tell you they make the Best Bloody Mary Mix, or they know someone who makes the Best Bloody Mary Mix. Well -- I'm here to tell you I make the Best Bloody Mary Mix -- along with...

Author: Gary Hancq

Caesar Cocktail

Sometimes it seems there are as many Caesar recipes as there are Canadians of drinking age. The building blocks are usually the same: vodka, hot sauce, Worcestershire sauce, lime juice, spices (for the...

Author: Robert Simonson

Vodka: Cosmopolitan

A little more dressy than the working-class vodka cranberry. The cosmopolitan is just that, a little sip of sophistication (and a throw-back to the "Sex and the City" girls).

Author: Mark Bittman


A classic kir is made with aligoté wine and crème de cassis (black currant liqueur), both of which come from the Burgundy region of France. Once you have the classic down (a glass of white wine with...

Author: Rebekah Peppler

Homemade Peach Cordial

I love making cordials for gift giving, cooking and drinking as well. This takes a little over 2 months to ripen, so you need to plan ahead for those Christmas gifts.

Author: Marsha Gardner

Homemade Ouzo

With the Greek marinated cheese and olives on my mind I couldn't help but think of Ouzo. Ir would be great sipped with either of the above recipes. Here is my recipe for Homemade Ouzo.

Author: Marsha Gardner


A classy cocktail served in an elegant flute - this simple combination of peach purée and Prosecco makes a great start to any celebration

Author: Good Food team


Concord grapes grow abundantly in New York state. So grape cocktails tend to be a summertime specialty at some bars, and this is one particular cocktail that you might see on the menu. It's especially...

Author: Vickie Parks

Cuban Sangria

Who's ready for a girls' night out?! Be sure to include this super tasty sangria on your next party menu!

Author: April Alvarez

White Sangria and Red Sangria

Cavas, often blessed with notes of citrus and spring blossoms, are genial sparkling wines, all the more so because of their modest prices. They can be called on for many occasions, and are the ideal finishing...

Author: Florence Fabricant

Clementine martini

This sparkling, citrus cocktail is one to serve at a celebration. Blend clementine juice with vodka, orange liqueur and fizz

Author: Good Food team

Homemade Dutch Advocaat Liqueur

Advocaat is a delicious Dutch liqueur with a custard-like flavor. Some call it "Dutch eggnog", but it's thicker than the eggnog served in America. It's often drizzled over cakes and ice cream as an alternative...

Author: Vickie Parks

Jamaican Rum Cream

I fell in love with rum cream on our first trip to Jamaica. Unfortunately, Sangsters (the Jamaican brand) isn't sold in the US so after going online and trying many recipes, tweaking this, removing that,...

Author: Jerri Thomas

Brandy Crusta

More than most cocktails, a properly made brandy crusta requires a little effort. Achieving an even sugar rim on a glass and paring a long lemon twist (known as a horse's neck) may take a few tries before...

Author: Robert Simonson

Hanky Panky

This sweet 50/50 martini was created in the early 1900s by Ada Coleman, the head bartender at the American Bar at the Savoy Hotel in London. It combines equal parts gin and sweet vermouth, finished with...

Author: Rebekah Peppler

Malibu Barbie

This is my favorite drink when I am out on the town, and when I'm home too!

Author: Sarah Carlson

Hot Buttered Rum

There are many ways to make this classic winter drink. Using brown sugar is traditional, but maple syrup is awfully nice, too. Stirring in the butter with a cinnamon stick while you slowly sip the drink...

Author: Rosie Schaap

Dirty Girl Scouts (Adult only pudding shot)

These are so good...If you like the mint girl scout cookies, you'll love this one.. ..I had this at a Bridal shower a few weeks ago.. I'll be making this one for St Patricks Day...

Author: sharon cowles

Tom Collins

Master the art of the classic Tom Collins cocktail, plus three twists. Gin, lemon, sugar syrup and soda water are the ingredients for your cocktail cupboard

Author: Alice Lascelles

Cosmopolitan Champagne Cocktail

From Gourmet December 1999 "We thought we would update the popular Cosmopolitan by substituting Champagne for the usual lemon vodka. We garnished the drinks with skewers of sugar-coated fresh cranberries...

Author: Vicki Butts (lazyme)


There are some who adhere to dry-martini dogma when making a manhattan, thinking the drink improves with less vermouth. But the classic, best and most flavorful ratio for this drink remains two to one....

Author: Robert Simonson

The Old Cuban

Author: Pete Wells


GREAT ON HOT SUMMER DAYS got recipe from bf's uncle

Author: Stacy Wood


This popular Michigan drink, which is thick and creamy and tastes like coffee ice cream, is credited to bartender Jerome Adams, who invented it one night in 1968 at the Bayview Yacht Club in Detroit. The...

Author: Robert Simonson

Red Rooster

Mix vodka, orange juice concentrate and cranberry-tangerine juice in a pitcher and freeze for at least five hours.

Author: Jennifer Steinhauer And Helene Cooper

Cranberry Vodka Slush

A quick, easy drink to make. This recipe makes quite a bit and it can be kept in the freezer for months, as long as it's in a tightly sealed container. I've made this for holidays, family get-togethers,...

Author: S I

Bloody Mary

This humble Bloody Mary has its roots in a 2000 article by R. W. Apple Jr., who explored the origins of Worcestershire sauce, "perhaps best known as an indispensable ingredient" in the cocktail. Mr. Apple's...

Author: R. W. Apple Jr.

Mai tai

A traditional cocktail with both dark and white rum, vibrant grenadine, triple sec, almond syrup, lime and a retro cherry garnish

Author: Good Food team

Cold Fashioned

This simple riff on the old-fashioned has become a popular way to serve Mr. Black cold brew liqueur in many bars across America. Tom Baker, the founder of Mr. Black, prefers a simple recipe calling for...

Author: Robert Simonson

Amaro Sour

This drink, run through with amaro, riffs on the endlessly adaptable sour template (spirit-citrus-sweetener). A maraschino cherry and half a grapefruit wheel are muddled with sugar early on, to sweeten...

Author: Rebekah Peppler


This four ingredient Appletini (Apple Martini) is one of our favorite party cocktails with its ease and superb sour apple flavor. It only takes minutes to prepare leaving you plenty of time to socialize...

Author: Beth Pierce

Orange Slush

Another very popular frozen drink from the 70's. Keep a batch in your freezer and pull it out any time company arrives for a festive celebration any time!

Author: Katrina Freed

Black Tea and Whiskey Cooler

Florida A&M, or FAMU, the historically Black college and university founded in 1887 in Tallahassee, canceled its homecoming celebrations for 2020 because of the Covid-19 pandemic. This whiskey cooler from...

Author: Nicole Taylor