The sourness of lime juice is balanced perfectly with ultra-sweet maraschino cherries in this summertime punch.

Cherry Limeade : Ree Drummond : Food Network

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Tequila demands fresh lime juice, and accepts no substitutions. Sample Ina's margarita recipe to see why.

Real Margaritas : Ina Garten : Food Network

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Rim the glass of this citrusy spring cocktail with sugar for an extra-special Sidecar.

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There's nothing sad about the Old Yeller cocktail: rum, orange juice, banana liqueur and frozen pineapple blend beautifully for a warm-weather pick-me-up.

Old Yeller Cocktail : Trisha Yearwood : Food Network

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Make homemade Baileys Irish Cream and Irish whiskey-spiked ice cream to scoop into this unforgettable Guinness Float.

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A combination of ginger syrup, elderflower liqueur and gin bloom into a brilliant crimson color thanks to muddled raspberries.

The Lambs Cup : Geoffrey Zakarian : Food Network

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Bright, zesty grapefruit replaces the classically used lime juice in this margarita that's served in a chipotle salt-rimmed glass.

Grapefruit Margarita : Geoffrey Zakarian : Food Network

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A shaken egg white adds frothiness to this lemon-scented mescal cocktail.

Bonfire : Geoffrey Zakarian : Food Network

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Channel East Egg elegance with the juniper and lime-flavored Southside Cocktail.

Southside Cocktail : Geoffrey Zakarian : Food Network

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Lemon, mint and simple syrup are muddled together in the aptly named Bourbon Smash cocktail.

Bourbon Smash : Geoffrey Zakarian : Food Network

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Grand Marnier and watermelon puree combine swimmingly in this rum punch. Pin it now for your summer parties.

Rum Punch : Geoffrey Zakarian : Food Network

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Apple, mint and lemon add a refreshing burst of flavor to this green tea-based beverage.

Apple and Mint Punch : Giada De Laurentiis : Food Network

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Pulse fresh jalapenos with sugar for an appealing burst of spice in your next margarita!

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Pomegranate juice and beer are an unexpectedly delicious and refreshing combo in this ruby-hued punch.

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Toast the big game with Sandra's sparkling punch--serve it in mason jars for easy party preparation!

Homecoming Punch : Sandra Lee : Food Network

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Who says mint juleps are just for the Kentucky Derby?

Mint Julep Party Pitcher : Damaris Phillips : Food Network

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For a comforting cocktail, try this adults-only before-bed glass of milk. Vanilla and nutmeg enhance the natural sweetness of the bourbon for a rich milk punch.

Brandy Milk Punch : Sara's Secrets : Food Network

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Champagne gets a cozy makeover with pears and brandy in this autumn cocktail.

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The smoky flavor of chipotle powder-seasoned salt on the rim of the glass complements the bright flavor of grapefruit juice in Geoffrey's go-to Grapefruit Margarita.

Grapefruit Margarita : Geoffrey Zakarian : Food Network

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Made with a combination of vermouth, elderflower liqueur and gin, Geoffrey's five-minute cocktail celebrates raspberry-harvest colors, thanks to a smashed raspberry.

The Lambs Cup : Geoffrey Zakarian : Food Network

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It's best to muddle the cucumber before you pour in the gin and lime juice, so that you release the cucumber juices, which will complement the slight spice of the ginger beer.

GZ Fizz : Geoffrey Zakarian : Food Network

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A shaken egg white adds a rich, frothy texture to Geoffrey's lemon-scented mescal Bonfire.

Bonfire : Geoffrey Zakarian : Food Network

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You can make the raspberry syrup for this Sparkling Raspberry Limeade up to two days in advance.

Sparkling Raspberry Limeade : Patrick and Gina Neely : Food Network

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Trisha finds inspiration for her Frozen Sangarita at a Texas restaurant. The cocktail is a blend of frozen sangria and frozen margarita.

Frozen Sangarita : Trisha Yearwood : Food Network

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Ellie's party-perfect White Sangria is a citrusy mix of white wine, orange liqueur and brandy plus orange juice and sliced fruit.

White Sangria : Ellie Krieger : Food Network

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