Atole is a beverage with ancient Aztec roots, often served as part of the Day of the Dead festivities and as a remedy for having taken a chill. With a kick of spice, a nourishing base of grain, and a soothing milkiness from dairy or coconut milk, atole is comfort food you can drink.
Bartending legend Dale DeGroff keeps it simple with his watermelon cooler, which is a supereasy combination of sauvignon blanc, St-Germain, watermelon juice, and a small dose of agave syrup.
When it comes to one of the more ubiquitous portmanteaus in cocktails— frosé, aka frozen rosé—summertime is the right time to break out the blender.
In some ways, the Pimm’s Cup is Britain’s answer to America’s sherry cobbler, given its scant alcohol content and flashy garnish game.
This rum punch will please both cocktail newbies and seasoned sippers. Watermelon adds a fresh fruity flavor, while rum contributes a touch of vanilla (and depending on which rum you pick, a little funky richness). Tonic water helps each sip conclude on a mouthwateringly crisp and just slightly bitter note.
This recipe combines two of Cuba’s most beloved ingredients, coffee and rum, in a cinnamon-spiked drink perfect to kick off a lazy summer afternoon.