Afternoon Tea Meets Cocktail Hour

Entertaining,Featured Article,How-To,In Season,Recipes,Summer
May 1, 2007

Re-envision a pitcher of icy summer tea as an after-five beverage for easy summer entertaining.


Spiked iced tea is a lighter alternative to heavy cocktails for summer entertaining and is not nearly as potent as so-called Long Island Iced Tea, which doesn’t actually contain tea at all. It also makes a refreshing and unexpected alternative to the usual Bloody Mary or Mimosa at brunch.

Apple Cinnamon Iced Tea

A fruity, refreshing variation on summer tea.

Fresh Pineapple

Lemon Pineapple Green Tea

A fruity tea-based punch to please everybody.

Raspberry Tingle Iced Tea Recipe |

Raspberry Tingle Iced Tea

Adding vinegar to fruit juice is a refreshing idea that goes back a long way; mixing it with tea is a great update.


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