Here’s a few recipes to help cool you down during the summer heat (or while drooling over the hunk pictures!).
The first two recipes are from Kraft Foods:
Sparkling Peach Tea
1 tub Crystal Light Peach Flavor Iced Tea Mix
3 cups cold water
1 liter diet ginger ale
Place drink mix in large pitcher, add water and stir until mix is dissolved.
Stir in ginger ale just before serving. Pour over ice cubes in tall glasses.
Fruity Lemonade Cooler
2 cups water
½ cup Country Time Lemonade Flavor Drink Mix
3 cups chopped seedless watermelon
1 cup ice cubes
Place all ingredients into a blender, cover. Blend on high speed until smooth.
Makes four servings.
From Treasured Traditions: Recipes from Southern Louisiana
For a really large gathering
4 12-oz cans pineapple juice
6 6-oz cans frozen lemonade
2 12-oz cans frozen orange juice
6 pkgs strawberry drink mix
4 cups water
2 large cans crushed pineapple
1 large jar maraschino cherries
Mix lemonade by directions on can, then dissolve strawberry mix drink in lemonade.
Mix in orange juice with 1 quart water. Combine with lemonade-strawberry mix.
Garnish punch bowl with pineapples and cherries.
May be made ahead of time and stored or frozen in plastic, clean, milk containers.
1/2 cup white sugar
1/2 cup strong brewed black tea
2 cups orange juice
2 cups pineapple juice
2 cups prepared lemonade
1/2 (2 liter) bottle ginger ale, chilled