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Drinks without alcohol : non-alcoholic slurpies & smoothies, cocktails & punches, 200 fresh, fast & fruity little sips & great big gulps
Brandt, Jane.
Personal Author:
Second edition.
Publication Information:
New York : Workman, [1999]

Physical Description:
138 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm
General Note:
1st ed. (1983) title: Drinks without liquor.
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Central Library TX815 .B83 1999 Adult Non-Fiction Central Closed Stacks

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Here are 200 outstanding drinks that are literally for the whole family, including the designated driver. First published in 1983, and now revised, updated, and rejacketed, Drinks Without Alcohol is a collection of luscious smoothies, shakes, punches, eggnogs, sodas, coolers, and knock-your-socks-off alcohol-free cocktails. There are hot drinks and cold, energizers and set-me-downs, drinks for chocolate lovers, drinks for coffee lovers, and a host of drinks especially appropriate for children's parties. Bottoms up!



PILGRIM'S CIDER Throughout the fall season, this is a delicious and dependable punch to prepare. To save time, make it ahead, then warm it up just before serving. Guests will love it! 2 cups water 1/2 cup (packed) dark brown sugar 1 teaspoon grated orange zest 1 teaspoon coriander seeds 1 teaspoon ground allspice 1/4 teaspoon grated nutmeg 2 teaspoons whole cloves 4 cinnamon sticks (3 inches each) 1/3 cup fresh lemon juice 2 quarts apple cider, warmed Cinnamon sticks, for garnish 1. Place the water, brown sugar, orange zest, and spices in a small saucepan. Bring to a boil, reduce the heat, and simmer, covered, for 15 minutes. 2. Place a sieve or colander lined with cheesecloth over a large prewarmed punch bowl. Strain the spice mixture through the cheesecloth. Add the lemon juice and apple cider to the punch bowl, and stir. 3. Serve in punch cups, garnished with a cinnamon stick. Servings: 20 punch cups THE CHILDREN'S HOUR This is a really sweet, exceedingly delicious punch appreciated mostly by children. It's perfect for a birthday party or in a separate punch bowl for young guests at a gathering of family and friends. 2 quarts Hawaiian Punch, chilled 2 quarts cranberry juice cocktail, chilled 2 quarts cherry soda, chilled 1 pint strawberry sherbet, softened Combine the Hawaiian Punch, cranberry juice, and cherry soda in a punch bowl. Add the sherbet and stir slowly to distribute it throughout. Servings: 40 punch cups HOT SPICED GRAPE JUICE This can be made ahead and kept on hand in your crockpot as a welcoming hot drink for New Year's Eve guests. 1 quart grape juice 1 quart cranberry juice cocktail 4 whole cloves 1 large stick cinnamon (5 inches) 3 whole allspice 1/2 cup (packed) dark brown sugar 1/3 cup granulated sugar 1. Place all the ingredients in a large saucepan and stir until they are well mixed. 2. Cook over low heat until the sugar is dissolved, about 10 minutes. 3. Strain, and serve in mugs. Servings: 10 mugs Excerpted from Drinks Without Alcohol: Nonalcoholic Slurpies& Smoothies, Cocktails& Punches, 200 Fresh, Fast& Fruity Little Sips and Great Big Gulps! Revised Edition by Jane Brandt, C. Jane Brandt All rights reserved by the original copyright owners. Excerpts are provided for display purposes only and may not be reproduced, reprinted or distributed without the written permission of the publisher.

Table of Contents

To Your Health Morning Medleys Eye-opening juices, punches for brunches and country breakfasts, and coffee, tea, and cocoa combinations
Antidotes for Spring Fever Refreshing pick-me-ups and diet delights, drinks for
Easter fests, and toasts for bridal and baby showers Bashes, BBQs, Beach
Parties Cool thirst quenchers, fresh fruit surprises, and drinks for outdoor occasions School Days, School Days
Shakes and sodas for after-school treats, plus fall harvest grogs with Halloween and Thanksgiving in mind
Winter Wonderfuls Eggnogs and party punches, warm-up drinks for skiers and skaters, and treats for St. Patrick's Day and Valentine's Day Drinks for
All Occasions Conversion Table

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