Spotlight Recipe: Mean Green Cucumber Juice

This chilled drink features a few simple ingredients: cucumbers, water and sugar. They all mix up into a brightly colored, refreshing cooler.

Look at that bright green color -- how can you not be intrigued? I've been looking for some unusual drinks -- both loaded and unloaded -- to feature at an upcoming cocktail party, and this just might be the show stealer. Although I haven't tested it yet, I'm heading to the farmers' market tomorrow, where I'm sure to find boatload of cukes. One Food Network recipe reviewer also had a great suggestion: Serve it plain for the abstainers or add a shot of tequila for the more adventurous.

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