Why My Grandmother Always Added Sherbet in Her Punch

Growing up, we always knew it was going to be a special party, when the Waterford crystal punch bowl came out of the dining room hutch.

Growing up, we always knew it was going to be a special party, when the Waterford crystal punch bowl came out of the dining room hutch. The bowl and matching cups would be cleaned and dried until they shined. Right before the first guests were due to arrive, the punch bowl would disappear into the kitchen and that’s when the magic would happen. The punch bowl would reappear, filled with a gloriously technicolor sherbet punch that looked like a party in a bowl and tasted even better.