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Drinks for Cinco de Mayo

Here are a few ideas for your Cinco de Mayo celebration.  Jalapeno Margaritas Peach Margaritas Strawberry Mezcaritas Tequila Sunrise Bloody Maria Tequila Old Fashioned Or just drink tequila and beer.    

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Bloody Maria

Because there is tequila and tomato juice in the cupboard. Bloody Maria 2-3 oz Reposado tequila 2 dashes Tapatio 3 dashes angostura bitters 1 oz fresh lemon juice 1/8 tsp Old Bay seasoning 1 oz pickled jalapeno brine 5.5 oz … Continue reading

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Bloody Mezcal

It seems like there may be a trend to eliminate some items from the liquor cabinet. Of course if you come up with too many good drinks then it just means another bottle may need to be bought. I used … Continue reading

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Grapefruit and Rosewater Margaritas for Ladies Night

Donna over at The Slow Roasted Italian informed us last week that Feb. 22 is National Margarita Day. This posed a dilemma for us, albeit a happy one. We love us some margaritas and thought we might just have exhausted … Continue reading

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Tequila Sunrise and a Performance from Buck

Fresh squeezed orange juice is the key to this classic cocktail. Speaking of classic cocktails, The Slow Roasted Italian made this one a few weeks back reminding us how we’d been meaning to try it. If you haven’t stopped by, … Continue reading

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Blood Orange Margarita and other cocktails for taco night

Blood Orange Margarita 2 ounces blood orange liqueur 1 ounce tequila 1/2 ounce triple sec 1 ounce orange or blood orange juice 1/2 ounce lime juice Put four or five ice cubes in a tumbler. Pour liqueurs and juice over … Continue reading

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Drinks from Down Under

My wife recently picked up a copy of My Grill by Pete Evans, an Australian chef. The recipes are making me salivate — mixed kabobs with beer damper… Indian-spiced grilled fish in banana leaves… trout with mild mushrooms, proscuitto and … Continue reading

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A True Margarita

A good margarita is hard to find. Usually made with premixed nonsense, crazy fruit blends and ingredients that are way too sweet, it has transformed from a simple pleasure into a tropical nightmare. Well the time has come to bring … Continue reading

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