Adult Raspberry Lemonade from the chew


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1/2 gallon Lemonade
1 bag Frozen Raspberries
2 cups Vodka
Ice Cubes; for serving

1/2 gallon Lemonade
1 bag Frozen Raspberries
2 cups Vodka Mix Vodka with Lemonade. Add Raspberries and let chill in the fridge.

Ice Cubes; for serving Fill mason jars with Ice Cubes and top them off with the “adult” Raspberry Lemonade.

Helpful Tips:
1. Make the raspberry lemonade, and keep the vodka and ice to the side so people can add it in as they please.

Watermelon Mint Sangria from the chew


2 pounds Seedless Watermelon; peeled and cubed plus 1/2 pound Watermelon cut into balls with a melon baller and skewered on picks
1 bottle Dry White Wine
6 ounces Vodka
4 ounces Cointreau or other Triple Sec
4 ounces Citrus Syrup; simple syrup + Lemon Zest + Orange zest + Mint
In a blender, puree the Watermelon cubes. Pour through a fine strainer into a pitcher. Add the White Wine, Vodka, Triple Sec and Citrus Syrup. Stir and chill for at least 2 hours. Serve in glasses and garnish with skewered Watermelon balls & Mint.

Helpful Tips:
1. Simple Syrup: 1 cup water, 1 cup sugar. For this, add mint and orange peel.
2. Strain out watermelon solids.
3. Don’t put ice in the pitcher: it will dilute the drink!

Super-Thick Hot Chocolate by

– 3 cups whole milk
– 1 cup evaporated milk
– 1/2 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
– 1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
– 1/4 cup sugar
– 2 tablespoons cornstarch
– Pinch of ground cinnamon

1. In a saucepan, combine the whole milk, evaporated milk and vanilla and warm up over low heat.

2. Combine the cocoa powder, sugar, cornstarch and cinnamon in a bowl. Whisk the cocoa mixture into the warm milk mixture until smooth. Bring to a boil, whisking frequently to prevent it from scorching.

3. Remove the hot chocolate from the heat just after it has come to a boil. The mixture should be super rich and thick! Yield: 4 drinks