This is from Cooking Light magazine. The fresh, cool flavor of mint is a welcome addition to this warm-weather drink. Try serving it as a refreshing cooler with spicy Asian food. **I just made this for a potluck recently and everyone raved about it. I thought the sweetness was just right but I like sweet. Since a couple of reviewers thought it was too sweet...if you don't like sweet... start with less sugar and add more at the end.**
This is from the South Beach Diet Taste of Summer cookbook. This is okay for phases 2 and 3. I changed regular water to sparkling. I enjoyed this tart, refreshing and pulpy drink. The orange flavor is especially nice.
This is from "The Everything Cocktail Parties and Drinks Book" by Cheryl Charming. "If you find yourself wondering about this martini, rest assured that as weird as it sounds, it does taste exactly like a Tootsie Roll. Taste the two together and compare---if you dare."
This is from "The Everything Cocktail Parties and Drinks Book" by Cheryl Charming. If you don't like the nutty flavor of the hazelnut liqueur, simply omit it and add an extra 1/2 ounce each of the other liqueurs.
From: "Whole Grains Every Day, Every Way" by Lorna Sass. "China meets the Southwest in this unusual fusion salad. Glistening Chinese black rice--usually sold under the label Forbidden Black Rice--set off against bright orange segments and avocado's pale green gives the mixture striking visual appeal." *Time does not include time it takes to cook rice.