Maybe blender drinks aren't the most sophisticated cocktails, but once you're sipping something chilly enough to bring on the brain freeze, do you really care? Here are six chilly recipes we love.
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The last weeks of summer may be drawing to a close—seriously, how is it already the end of August?—but I'm not quite ready to quit the season. Cue the frozen drinks, which don't need to be sipped on a beach to be enjoyed properly.
You know how when you're having a bad day, you're likely to hate whatever you come across? A wrong-way-over-the-bridge day, can't-believe-this-traffic day? When you're in that sort of mood, you're not exactly predisposed to love whatever's handed to you at the rest stop McDonald's. But the Cherry Berry Chiller I had this weekend was surprisingly good.
As the humidity begins to rise, the frozen not-quite-milkshake-not-quite-iced-coffee concoctions from Starbucks get a little more appealing, and they have two new offerings as of yesterday: the Mocha Cookie Crumble Frappuccino and the Chocolate Cookie Crumble Crème Frappuccino.