Sweet Southern Ice Tea

Sweet ice tea is a mainstay in the South.  There are numerous recipes for sweet tea, but the good ones all have one thing in common – the use of simple syrup as the sweetener, as opposed to granulated sugar.  Granulated sugar does not dissolve well in cold water and if you sweeten the tea […]

Root Beer Float

Yield: 1 Root Beer Float  INGREDIENTS 2-3 scoops of good vanilla ice cream 1 – 8 ounce bottle of your favorite root beer 1 – glass beer mug – frosted PREPARATION Approximately ½ hour before assembling the float, place your mug in the freezer and chill.  Remove mug and pour about 3-4 ounces of root […]

Shirley Temple

This classic is always a hit with both kids and adults. One part orange juice One part 7-up One part Ginger-Ale Dash of grenadine Mix ingredients into a collins glass filled with ice. Garnish with a cherry and an orange slice.