With summer comes family gatherings, barbecues, fun in sprinklers, swimming in pools, good times, and the hot, hot heat. The summer sun can be brutal so we have to stay hydrated. Water is good, sure. But when it comes to entertaining, you need to serve up something more exciting and delicious, while still making sure it's refreshing and ice cold.
Here are 8 delicious and refreshingly cold beverages to serve on the hottest summer days.
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Get a huge seedless watermelon, cut it like a bowl, hollow it out, and then use it as a punch bowl. Muddle or blend most of the watermelon, saving some chunks for side of glass if you wish. Mix in seltzer and a cup of pineapple juice.
Also check out this recipe for watermelon punch -- spiked or not.