Summer Drink

How To : Make Grilled Lemonade, the Ultimate Summer Drink

When summer rolls around, I think of two things: grilling and ice-cold beverages. To me, nothing beats loading up the grill with charcoal, letting the smell of smoke get stuck to your clothing, and imbibing the most refreshing drink you can find. Don't Miss: Make Smoked Ice f ...more

How To : Make a light and refreshing cucumber rum cocktail

Another great summer drink! The sweetness of fresh, ripe cucumber goes well with the rum. For this drink, you will need: 1 slice of cucumber, small cucumber cubes, 2 ounces single barrel rum, 1/2 ounce lemon juice or passion fruit juice, 1/2 ounce honey syrup, ice and another ...more

How To : Get More Juice Out of Lemons for Making Lemonade

Lemonade is the perfect summer drink, but you can go broke buying all of the lemons you will need to make a whole jug! In this tutorial, learn how to get the most from your lemons and juice every last bit of liquid out of them, with one easy step. Coax more juice from lemons b ...more

How To : Mix a Homemade Pimms cocktail

Expert mixologists Soulshakers show you how to make a Homemade Pimms cocktail at home. This drink has cucumber and mint, to make it an excellent and refreshing summer drink. I think it's a better use of mint than a Mojito. You need ginger beer, lime soda and vodka. Mix a Homem ...more

How To : Mix virgin ginger mojitos

Here's a brilliant summer drink idea that tastes great virgin--or not so virgin. Tanja puts together virgin ginger mojitos. Watch this food how-to video for tips on getting a recipe for ANYTHING, especially virgin ginger mojitos, in this case. Don't you love virgin ginger moj ...more

News : Get Drunk on Rhubodka

...Or just a little tipsy. Rhubodka = Rhubarb vodka, the perfect summer drink. Very easy to make, recipe courtesy of Apartment Therapy. You Will Need: 1 1.75-liter bottle of vodka (bottom shelf cheap vodka is fine) 4-5 sticks of red rhubarb (not green) 1/3-1/2 cup sugar ...more

How To : The Delicious Trick to 1-Minute Lemonade at Home

If you love quenching your thirst with an ice-cold glass of lemonade but aren't a fan of artificial powder mixes, then this hack is for you. When your next lemonade craving strikes, instead of reaching for a glorified Kool-Aid packet, get an instant sip of summer by using pre- ...more

How To : 5 Fantastic Ways to Cook with Leftover Lemon Peels

Lemon peels have long been known for their ability to be home remedies for cleaning and medicinal needs. In the kitchen, they are equally as useful and can transform many common dishes and drinks into more memorable ones with just a hint of citrus. To give you some ideas, belo ...more

How To : Dominate the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

First off, don't be frustrated. YOU CAN DO IT! Contrary to the message in the image above, it's NOT over. It's just beginning. And when it comes to solving the New York Times crossword puzzle, the old cliche does apply: practice makes perfect. I've read quite a few books and ...more

How To : Mix the greatest Mint Julep

Master mixolgist Chris McMillian teaches you how to make the Kentucky classic, the Mint Julep. The Juelp originated in ancient Persia but as evolved to become an American classic. It needs to be prepared in the classic metal cup which allows for the drink to get properly cold. ...more

How To : Make a rosemary sour cocktail drink

You've had a whiskey sour before, right? It's a classic. Why not try a new twist on an old favorite? You'll love the nice crisp flavor of the rosemary, along with the tartness of the grapefruit and lime. This cocktail will help cool you off in hot summers! An aromatic rosemar ...more

How To : Make a Summer Wind Cocktail

Yankee Magazine Food Editor Annie B. Copps starts this refreshing summer beverage with her own Beach Rose & Ginger Vodka infusion. Then she uses cranberry lemonade which gives Annie's beverage a dreamy pink hue. This is what how2heroes wants to drink on a hot summer's day! Mak ...more

How To : Use science to keep your beer cold at the beach

Nothing ruins beer like hot sunshine, but nothing makes a summer beach trip better than drinking an ice cold beer. You don't need to bring a fridge for keeping your alcohol cold - just use science! Pack a cooler with ice and rock salt to keep your favorite beverage perfectly c ...more

How To : Mix a Pimm's Cup

Pimm's cup originated in London in the 19th century and is a delicious summertime drink. A perfect summertime cocktail which is easy to make and great to drink! Ingredients: Pimm's liquor lemon juice simple syrup fruit (strawberry, blueberry, blackberry, orange, lime, lemon, ...more

How To : Make a Delcious Piña Colada

In this video Myriam from Short and Sweet will show you how to make a delicious pina colada perfect for the summer. The pina colada is a popular cocktail from Puerto Rico which has had changes in its recipe over time, however the modern pina colada is considered to be a mix of ...more

How To : Make a raspberry-flavored vodka infusion

Not many people can drink vodka straight, and that's were fruit infusions come in, and one of the best infusions for vodka is the raspberry. Raspberries create a great-flavored vodka, which can be used for a variety of mixed drinks. This vodka infusion has the fresh juiciness ...more

How To : Make a Campari & soda aperitif drink

If you’re looking for a new drink to make your signature then with summer just around the corner you have to try a Campari and soda. This drink is easy to make and is popular and refreshing because of the soda water and the fresh lime. Watch this video to learn how to make a ...more

How To : Make Coasters with Scrabble Tiles

Make your own personalized coasters using Scrabble tiles! You design them, so they can say anything you want them to! Pick a theme and make a set or make each coaster completely different from the rest. What You'll Need Scrabble tiles Glue gun Squares of wood or cork (about ...more

How To : Assemble a Survival Kit

I am writing this quick post in response to the recent earthquakes and tsunamis that are affecting Japan. As soon as the news broke, and we began to hear of tsunami warning for our area, I immediately realized how under prepared I was for a natural disaster. The thing that dro ...more

How To : Make tangy watermelon spritzies with Sandra Lee

A watermelon spritzy is just like summer itself: effervescent, light, and cheery. Composed of grenadine, lemon lime soda, some mint, and watermelon, this tangy drink is great for humid summer days lounging by the pool. The drink can also be served at BBQs for an unexpected com ...more

How To : Make a frozen mojito with Bobby Flay

In this clip, Bobby shows you how to make a completely delicious drink for the summer time. Bobby tackles the classic mojito and shows you how to make it like a real Cuban would. So, mix it up and enjoy the summertime with this refreshing cocktail.

How To : Mix a melon martini like a professional bartender

Always use the freshest ingredients you possibly can when mixing specialty mixed drinks. In this case, the fresh honeydew melon and key lime juice really help to make a very fresh drink. This is a delicious mixed drink, great for summer evenings. Watch this mixology tutorial & ...more

How To : Mix a Pimm's Cup cocktail

This easy to make drink, is not only full of great flavors, and a wonderfully refreshing drink during the summer. Lower in alcohol content than most drinks it is a good introduction cocktails. You will need a Pimm's and lemonade (lemon lime soda or ginger ale). Watch this vide ...more

How To : Mix a pineapple cocktail

Andrea Lowell from VH1 Surreal Life, makes a delicious drink, called a pineapple cocktail. A pineapple cocktail is best to drink on a warm summer's day while lying in a hammock.

How To : Make soft, wavy curls for summer

Loose waves are the hair signature/calling card of summertime beauty, so indulge yourself in this sex goddess inspired look by watching this tutorial. Using a curling iron and a lot of fluffing out, you'll create shiny, capacious hair that does the flirting for you. This look ...more

How To : MIx a Daiquiri with Playmate Lindsey Vuolo

Just in time for summer, Playboy Playmate Lindsey Vuolo, Miss November 2001, shows us a thing or two about the family of drinks known as daiquiris. Lindsey Vuolo shows how to make the perfect daiquiri. All you need is rum and lime to make any of the drinks in the daiquiri fam ...more

How To : Mix a pomegranate martini cocktail

Dan Vincent, a bartender in Laguna Beach, CA shows you how to make specialty martinis for you, your friends and family in this video cocktail-mixing tutorial. This specialty drink just needs four ingredients, and is great for the summer. To make the pomegranate martini, you wi ...more

How To : Make a shrimp from a straw

This is a tutorial on how to make a shrimp from a drinking straw and a pair of scissors. This is a nifty arts and crafts project for the summer, or doing on the side of the road for money. Everyone will be astounded by your shrimp-making skills.

How To : Crush ice for cocktails

Go from solid cubes to melted shards by crushing ice for cocktails in this way. Some cocktails call for crushed ice rather than ice cubes. Crushed ice melts quicker, and makes more of a slushy drink that is perfect for summer coolers. Watch CHOW Kitchen Editorial Assistant Am ...more

How To : Mix up piña coladas and daiquiris

Whip up creamy pina coladas and a strawberry daiquiri in this mixology demonstration of frozen drinks and summer cocktails. Bartender Chris Bokelberg teaches bartending lessons in Bottoms Up. The all purpose, easy to mix, easy to drink margarita. A simple recipe that comes o ...more

How To : Make electric lemonade

With its psychedelic name and shocking color, an Electric Lemonade might be a mind-blowing potion dreamed up by some mad hippie scientist—but who cares? It's a great drink to light up your summer night.

How To : Make a Sunset Pousse Cafe

Anthony Caporale presents this concoction in honor of the Summer Solstice, along with instruction in the bartending technique of layering. He does 5 layers, and to top it all off, sets the drink on fire.

How To : Make a Brandy Mint Float cocktail

Simon Adams and VideoJug demonstrate how to make a brandy mint float cocktail -- an ideal after-dinner drink! Alternatively, relax on your terrace and watch another summer's day wind down. First, prepare the rocks glass then add the white creme de menthe and brandy. Then serve ...more

How To : Make a Diablo Hell Fire cocktail

Laura Caddoo and VideoJug demonstrate how to make a Diablo Hell Fire cocktail. A refreshing cocktail, devilishly delicious on a hot summer's day. You'll need ginger ale, creme de cassis, cachaca rum, and 1 lime to make this drink. Make a Diablo Hell Fire cocktail. Click throug ...more

How To : Make Tequila Fizz cocktail

A long, refreshing cocktail made with tequila, lemon juice, egg white and soda water. A great drink to make whether you are a bartender or hosting your very own summer party. You will also need ice cubes, a chopping board, knife, squeezer, cocktail shaker, strainer, and a Coll ...more

How To : Make a Spicy Mojito

Learn how to make a Spicy Mojito. This cool drink can be great during the summer. Use lime, chile pepper, and crushed ice and so much more to make a great drink. Make a Spicy Mojito. Click through to watch this video on discovery.com

Heat Illness in Young Athletes : Detection and Prevention

Heat Illness in Young Athletes: Detection and Prevention From recreational activities to free-play to team sports to camps, outdoor activities during the summer have one thing in common--the heat... Heat related illness is responsible for thousands of summer emergency room ...more

How To : Make frozen lemon blueberry popsicles for summer

Don't spend your hard earned money purchasing popsicles at the grocery store this summer; make your own! While we wouldn't turn down a Creamsicle, making popsicles at home means you'll be using all natural ingredients and no harsh chemicals and food dyes, meaning your kids wil ...more

How To : Replace a refrigerator's turning water filter

Besides being able to keep food cool and fresh for days, a fridge can also do much more. One feature that many are coming equipped with is an area for drinking water. This makes it easier to get a hold of nice, cool water during a hot summer day. But of course you need a filte ...more

How To : Create pretty bohemian braids for summer

Ponytails are often hairstyles associated with summer because they're super easy to do, take care of, and wipe all the pesky hairs off your face so you can focus on more important things like swimming and sipping your margarita and looking cute doing it in front of the cabana ...more

How To : Do Sookie Stackhouse's minimal "True Blood" makeup

The third season of "True Blue" just kicked off last week, which means hot chicks and shirtless guys. Though many of the character spend most of the show rather, um, naked, which takes up most of our attention, next time you watch the HBO series you should also pay attention t ...more

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