Sure, you can make an average mojito and it will be a guaranteed crowd-pleaser—mint, rum, sugar, what's not to like? But take one look at this buxom, vanilla-and-spice variant and there's no getting around giving her a spin. If there was ever a time to try persimmons, those funky-looking but familiar-tasting, fleshy orange fruits, it's now. Get the recipe at Food52.
6. Persimmon Mojitos