Whether you're hosting an office party or friendly gathering, mixed cocktails are a must. Get the party started with these easy mixed cocktail recipes, including peach bellinis, cucumber mojitos, and gin and tonic.
Stronger than your average apple martinis, these drinks combine vodka and vermouth, which is tempered with the sweetness of apple juice. Mix up a pitcher to serve when entertaining.
Ginger adds a peppery bite to this sparkling drink. For a nonalcoholic version, skip the vodka and champagne and use the ginger syrup with sparkling water or sparking cider.
Infuse the syrup with vanilla, fresh herbs, or lemon-ginger for a delightful syrup to serve with fresh fruit, cake, or beverages.
Serve this drink in traditional silver mint julep cups or crystal glasses.
Once you make the simple syrup, this drink is a breeze to put together.
Tired of the same old hot cocoa? This tasty twist on the old classic will warm you right up. It has a sweet, bright flavor that will have your kids begging for seconds.
This frosty drink is a must at summer parties. Serve with chips and fresh salsa.
Citrus is a perfect flavor to brighten dreary winter days. Try this DIY soda during the holiday season at an open house or dinner party with friends.
For a no-fuss sensation, give martinis and other cocktails a spicy flavor with vodka pepped up with fresh ginger.
Perfect for warming up on a cold day, this tangy cider is a holiday favorite. If you're planning for a party, double the ingredients and heat in a slow cooker.
Cranberry juice, ginger syrup and seltzer combine to make this fizzy pink refresher. Serve it as a family-friendly drink with optional alcoholic add-ins.
Here's a creamy sweet tropical cocktail for two. For a nonalcoholic coconut milkshake, just omit the vodka.
Serve this smooth drink over ice or add to steaming hot coffee. Can be made up to two weeks ahead for flavors to mellow.
Find ruby red pomegranate seeds in the refrigerated section of many markets. Use them as edible baubles on Christmas cocktails, including this one with sparkling wine.