Format: Trade Paperback
Dimensions: 138 pages, 8 × 7.98 × 0.44 in
Published: April 15, 1999
Publisher: Workman Publishing Co
The following ISBNs are associated with this title:
ISBN - 10: 0761115730
ISBN - 13: 9780761115731
Read from the Book
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
Table of Contents
Introduction: To Your Health
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
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
From the Publisher
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!
From the Jacket
Luscious, nonalcoholic drinks--200 of them--that are literally for the whole family, including the designated driver. Featuring fresh fruits and low-fat yogurt, coffee and chocolate, berries and beets. Plus an imaginative bevy of beverages just for children''s parties.
Plus: Drinks to vitamize your morning, quench an afternoon thirst, substitute for a dieter''s meal, and serve elegantly in place of cocktails.
Including: How to use soy boosters and how to create lower-in-fat alternatives.
About the Author
Jane Brandt is a writer, mother of six, and grandmother of nine. She lives in New Jersey, where she indulges her passion for creating smoothies and juicing all manner of fresh fruits and vegetables.
From Our Editors
Who says you need alcohol to have a delicious drink? Here's a slew of concoctions that are perfect for everyone at the party, even the designated driver! This collection of recipes for smoothies, slurpies, shakes, punches, eggnogs and alcohol-free drinks packs a punch. Drinks Without Liquor includes recipes for hot and cold drinks as well as a host of selections appropriate for children. You'll be amazed at the non-alcoholic drinks you can make that will add some pizzazz to your get-together.