Beverage

Recipe: Fizzy Basil Lemonade Mocktail — 3-Ingredient Recipes

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Your meal plan might not include pesto or an herby salad, but you're gonna wanna grab a big bunch of basil anyway. Along with a splash of fizzy seltzer, it's the sweet, herbal ingredient that elevates everyday lemonade into an impressive mocktail. Mix this up for those lazy days on the porch or a dinner with your neighbors. A few bubbles and herbs have a way of making any glass of lemonade feel elevated. Here's how to make this refreshing booze-free drink.

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Recipe: Sweet Tea and Bourbon Pitcher Cocktail — Easy Pitcher Cocktails

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Is there anything more Southern than sweet tea and bourbon? Well, what if you were to mix these two together to make the ultimate Southern sipper? Pretty ingenious, right?

We thought so, too, when we spotted it on the menu at Milkwood Restaurant in Louisville, Kentucky. Even better? It's made for batching up. Summer drinking just got a whole lot easier.

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Recipe: Sparkling Grapefruit Rosemary Mocktail — 3-Ingredient Recipes

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You know those leftover rosemary sprigs hanging out in the fridge? Small yet mighty, they are the ticket to a fast and fancy herbal sparkler with lots of bold, tart flavor. When you need a fizzy mocktail for a brunch or shower, reach for this alcohol-free grapefruit drink.

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Recipe: Spiced Minty Mango Mocktail — 3-Ingredient Recipes

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From springtime brunches to afternoon parties to celebrations that go well into the evening, you'll want to include this fast and fancy mocktail in the mix. Loosely inspired by the sweet, minty flavors of a tropical mojito, this version skips the booze in favor of a fizzy ginger beer twist. It's sweet, spicy, and totally refreshing.

So if you have a thing for fresh and fruity drinks, this minty mango number is one to consider. Here's how to make this sparkling, booze-free drink.

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How To Make Nut Milk from Almonds, Cashews, or Any Other Nut — Cooking Lessons from The Kitchn

Nut milks are nothing new. In fact, Emma gave us the play-by-play on making our own almond milk at home a few years ago here. But as the variety of nut milks, nut milk blends, and hybrid almond-coconut-hemp milk creamers continue to fill the shelves, we wondered if we could make every kind of nut milk at home.

The answer is a resounding "Oh heck yes!" because not only can you make any nut milk at home, but it also tastes better, has fewer ingredients, and can be customized at least a hundred different ways. Today we will go through the process of making any nut milk at home using cashews for a creamy, dreamy non-dairy milk. Once you've mastered the steps, you can make any and every kind of nut milk at home.

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Recipe: Sparkling Hibiscus Mocktail — 3-Ingredient Recipes

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You know those pretty dried hibiscus flowers you bought a while ago and forgot about? It's time to get them out because this is the prettiest way to put them to work. Made from dried hibiscus flowers, this jewel-toned sparkler is just as refreshing as it is beautiful. It greets you with a delicate, sweet-tart flavor, balanced by a splash of bitter tonic.

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