Nobody likes a watered down drink, especially when you’re throwing a backyard barbecue or fabulous soiree! Katie Lee mentioned that when you’re entertaining on a hot summer day, you want to freeze juice containers, peel the container off and put the block of juice into a beverage dispenser. You’ll then want to pour a bottle of white wine and club soda into the beverage dispenser. This will make a fabulous signature cocktail that you’re family, friends and guests will love.
When it comes to leftover coffee, Ms. Lee mentioned to Matt Lauer that you’ll want to freeze it into ice cube trays for iced coffee. You can do the same with juice, lemonade or your favorite beverage and added it to your favorite iced tea.
If you’ve ever wanted to make trendy cold brew coffee, you’re in luck! Katie Lee also shared the easy secret to making cold brew coffee, and how you can use the extra for a steak rub.
Do you love frozen fruit? Katie Lee dished her must have fruit skewers for cocktails!
PS: Don’t miss her tip on keeping bugs out of your drinks with a hole punch and cupcake liner, muffin tin condiment trays, the secret to grilling fish with citrus, her jam glaze for a cake, or how to make a yogurt popsicle with a craft stick for breakfast. Be sure to watch her fabulous video below, and don’t forget to head over to Today.com/Food for Katie Lee’s amazing summer entertaining tips and food hacks.
Video: FOOD Network host and cookbook author Katie Lee shares simple summer entertaining and food hack tips on the Wednesday, July 8th episode of the Today show.