Not only is cranberry juice good for your urinary track, but cranberry juice can be very refreshing in the midst of Georgia summer heat!
Sparkling Cranberry Punch is a classic Southern Cooler where you simply mix together the tree ingredients below and top with either a slice of lime or fresh sprig of mint:
2 quarts fresh chilled cranberry juice
1-6 ounce frozen lemonade concentrate, thawed 1 quart sparkling water, chilled
Martha Stewart’s Summer Citrus Drink that combines together cranberries with other citrus fun:
2 small grapefruits
1 quart fresh cranberry juice
1 can club soda
Use a citrus presser or juicer to juice the grapefruits, oranges and tangerines. Divide the juice among 4 glasses with a couple of ice cubes, add in the fresh cranberry juice and top off with a nice splash of club soda and twist of lime.
And a good patriotic salute, Martha Stewart also offers a Cranberry Sparkler
A pint of blackberries pureed in a food processor with the juice separated from the solids using a mesh screener
Fresh cranberry juice
Sprig of mint
Place a spoonful of the blackberry puree in a Champaign fluted glass, add about 2 ounces of the cranberry juice and top off with the sparking water and sprig of mint… cheers! 3