I'm just a little bit obsessed with cocktails. NOT because I'm a lush -- I'm a lightweight, so I can't indulge very much at all. It's for the silliest reason: I just love the way they look. All those special glasses, and the way the light shines through the liquid inside.
Okay, I also love the taste of a great cocktail, too. There are so many possibilities -- it's endlessly inspiring. But again, I'm a lightweight. The answer? Light, fruity drinks that guild your summer afternoons and nights. Add a little seltzer water, or a lot, to any of these recipes and you can enjoy that drink a lot longer (admiring it there in your hand) without getting totally sauced. Here's eight beautiful summer drinks for sipping.
Cucumber and gin were made for each other. This cucumber gin cooler adds lime juice and some bracing tonic water.