Here’s a traditional punch drink using koolade, water, lemonade, and 7-up among other things. We probably all had this at some point in our lives, whether at a school or scout activity, church or birthday party. There is a long tradition of punch drinks of all variations, and “spiking the punch bowl” is a teenage … Continue reading

Punch Drink

When I first read this, I thought it said “punch drunk” haha. I might have to have been drunk to think of putting lemon koolaid in milk. Yowza, this is probably a sweet and relaxing drink for a summer afternoon, but it’s just not clicking for me. Have you tried it? I’m also unsure what … Continue reading

Raspberry Punch (Mary C)

Summer is coming and this sounds like a light and fruity drink for a cookout or party. Oddly enough, I can’t find the back of this card. It has been a lot time since I scanned it, and I think it was taped down on the page. Any guesses as to other directions? It seems … Continue reading

Grape Juice (Doris Sallada)

I never really thought about how grape juice is made, except to assume it is cooked, strained, and processed. This recipe shows us how very simple it really is. I have not tried it…yet. It would be easy to make this with organic grapes if that is a concern to you, and even with sugar … Continue reading

Christmas Cranberry Punch

Here’s a sweet and tart sparkling punch for your next wassail party. Christmas Cranberry Punch 1 3 oz cherry jello 1 6 oz orange or lemonade frozen 3 cups cold water 1 qt cranberry juice chilled 1 12 oz ginger ale 1 c boiling water Dissolve jello in boiling water. Stir in 6 oz frozen … Continue reading

Hot Chocolate Mix (Cathy Spurlock)

The cold is finally here in California and this looks like a nice hot chocolate mix. You could make this up and put it in little jars topped with a cute cloth as a Christmas gift or hostess gift for a holiday party you might attend. It is also the kind of thing you could … Continue reading

Bloody Mary’s

  Many years ago, my mother would mix up a batch of Bloody Mary’s to take to Thanksgiving or Super Bowl with friends and family. She could make them the night before so they would be well mixed on the day of whatever party we were going to. Well, one time we went to Liz … Continue reading