In the '40s and '50s, Soda Fountains
were social gathering
places -- especially
for teens. Nearly every drug store worth
its salt, and many burger joints, had one.
Among the most
popular libations were
flavored colas (usually made with
and "phosphates". Milk Shakes and other
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The most popular flavored colas were cherry, vanilla, lemon
To a tall glass, add one of the
following to taste:
Lemon Cola: Squeeze the
juice of one fresh lemon wedge into glass, then drop in the lemon
Cola: Cherry flavored fountain syrup or snow-cone syrup (or
substitute the syrup from jar of maraschino cherries)
Chocolate Cola: Hershey's Chocolate Syrup
Vanilla Cola: Vanilla flavored
fountain syrup or snow-cone syrup (or substitute vanilla extract and sugar
Fill the glass about 3/4 full with chilled cola. Briskly
stir-in flavoring with a spoon. Add ice.
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Phosphates were carbonated beverages made-from-scratch by
the "soda jerk" using carbonated soda water, flavored syrups and phosphoric
acid, an ingredient still used today in many brands of soda-pop including Coke.
Popular flavors included cherry, lime (usually called a green river), chocolate
and vanilla. The variations were limited only by creativity, creating such
hybrids as the cherry-lime rickey. The trick here is to find the phosphoric
acid. Find a pharmacist over 50, and ask if they carry it or know where you
might find some. Soda jerks kept it in a shaker bottle (like hot sauce or
worchestershire) and added just a few drops to each phosphate.
To a tall glass, add one of the following to
Cherry Phosphate: Cherry
flavored fountain syrup or snow-cone syrup (or substitute the syrup from jar of
Lime Phosphate (Green River): Lime flavored fountain
syrup or snow-cone syrup
Chocolate Phosphate: Hershey's Chocolate
Phosphate (Cream Soda): Vanilla flavored fountain syrup or snow-cone
syrup (or substitute vanilla extract and sugar syrup)
Cherry Lime Phosphate (Rickey): Equal
parts cherry and lime flavored fountain syrups or snow-cone syrups
Fill glass about 3/4 full with chilled club soda (no salt
added). Shake in a few drops of phosphoric acid. Briskly stir-in flavoring with
a spoon. Add ice.
1.5 cup frozen berries, partially thawed
1 cup plain non-fat yogurt
1/2 tsp. vanilla
4 tbsp. frozen
orange or pineapple
juice (as much as needed)
Put everything except
orange juice in blender. Start mushing; add orange juice to make everything
smush properly. Don't over-smush; occasionally stop the blender push the berries
down. Serve in tall drinking glasses.
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Pina Colada mix (choose mix of your choice - strawberry,
banana, or coconut.) Ice cubes Vanilla ice cream
Fill blender halfway with Pina Colada mix. Put in as many
ice cubes as you would like. Fill the rest of the way with vanilla ice cream.
Blend for five minutes and serve.
2 quarts vanilla ice cream 2 8 oz. containers frozen
lemonade diluted as per instructions on label 2 8 oz. containers frozen limeade
diluted as per instructions on label 1 quart 7-Up
Mix all the above ingredients and serve in glasses. Garnish
each drink with 1 fresh lemon or lime slice.
1 cup ice cubes 1 cup pineapple juice 2 tablespoons cream
of coconut 2 teaspoons bar sugar
Blend until foamy. Pour into glass and sprinkle with
Frozen Pina Colada
Follow recipe on can without adding the rum. Add maraschino
cherry juice for color and garnish with cherry, or for more flavor add 1/2
banana while blending & garnish with 1/2 pineapple slice and
1 32 oz. can of pineapple juice or drink 1 12 oz. can of
lemonade concentrate 1 12 oz. can of cream of coconut (shake well before
Mix together in bowl. Freeze overnight. Put 2 or 3 scoops of
mix into large glass and add 7-Up. Stir and enjoy
Non Alcholic Peach
1-3 medium size fresh peaches, washed, seeded and cut into
chunks 1 6 oz. can frozen lemonade, thawed
Please peach chunks in blender. Add lemonade. Then fill
blender with ice cubes. Blend until thick and uniformly slushy. Pour into
frosted glasses. Serves 4-6.
1 10 oz. container frozen strawberries 1/3 small can of
frozen lime juice concentrate 1 tray of ice cubes
Mix ingredients in blender until ice is slushy. Garnish with
fresh strawberry. Delicious! Kids love them, too.
10-12 oz. unfiltered apple juice (chilled) 1 ripe banana
8-12 raw, unsalted almonds ice cubes (optional)
Place ingredients in blender and mix for about 30 seconds on
high speed. Sip slowly. A quick, healthy alternative to a high-cholesterol
1/2 cup frozen strawberries 1 cup ice cubes 2 oz. sour
mix whipped cream
Place all ingredients except whipped cream in blender. Mix
at high speed until smooth. Pour (spoon) into glass - top with whipped cream.
For extra creamy drunk, a small amount of whipped cream or half and half may be
added in blender. Bananas may also be added.
1 dozen large fresh strawberries and 2 tablespoons
powdered sugar or 4 oz. frozen strawberries 1 1/2 cups crushed ice 2 oz. (1/4
cup) club soda
Place all ingredients in blender. Blend until
VARIATION: Add 1 scoop vanilla or strawberry ice cream to
1 can cream of coconut 1 can Goya pineapple juice 1 cup
Blend together pineapple juice, cream of coconut and