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Fruit Cocktails
Berry Good – Designer Richard Ross’ loft terrace is party-ready with Fruit Cocktails in Kate Spade glassware from Macy’s. The tray is by Noir and the pillow fabric is from Kravet. See more of his loft in this issue’s feature section.

Refreshing, fruity, crisp. Those are the top three qualities that Americans are looking for in their summer libations, according to Nielsen research reports. Summer celebrants also want citrus flavors. Our recommendation? A “Fruit Cocktail” pitcher, overflowing with strawberries, raspberries, limes, and lemons. Add a splash of friends, and you’ve got it. Of course, you’ll need to take this one outside to an inviting patio or deck. Cheers!

Fruit Cocktail

(makes one small pitcher)
• 1 (12-oz.) can frozen pink lemonade concentrate, thawed
• 3 (12-oz.) bottles beer (not dark), chilled
• 3/4 cup vodka, chilled
• Ice
• Garnish: strawberries, limes, lemons, raspberries

Stir together first three ingredients. Pour over ice, and garnish!

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