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February 22 is National Margarita Day, so of course we’re gonna have a margarita recipe this week. Sure, this isn’t a “traditional” margarita, but who doesn’t like churros? The tequila blends well with the Licor 43 and Irish Creme, replacing lime juice and Tuaca is nice substitute for triple sec.
Ever wonder where the Margarita came from?
Though we may never be sure of its true origin. The most popular anecdote claims that Carlos “Danny” … Read more
Pink drinks abound on Valentine’s Day. But here’s one that looks pretty in pink without being super sweet.
This drink will look beautiful as a part of a romantic display while still delivering kick-ass margarita goodness. So if you and your sweetie are more into cocktails than champagne, try the Margarita of Love this Valentine’s Day!… Read more
Cinco de Mayo commemorates the 1862 Battle of Puebla where Mexico defeated French troops that outnumbered them almost two-to-one after only two hours of fighting! The holiday has been celebrated in California since 1863, as a symbol of solidarity in response to the French occupation of Mexico from 1863-1867.
Cinco de Mayo is the largest tequila consumption day in the U.S. In fact, Americans can’t get enough of Mexico’s native spirit. Since 2002, U.S. imports … Read more
Even if you won’t be rooting for Arizona on Super Bowl Sunday, an Arizona Margarita is a great game day cocktail.
It’s made with prickly pear juice, which comes from a cactus common in the Southwest. Supposedly, prickly pear juice is great for preventing hangovers. Not sure if that’s true, but it’s worth a shot!… Read more
For all you Arizona fans, Herradura Tequila created the NFC Herradura Margarita. If you’re a Pittsburgh fan, check out the AFC Herradura Paloma.… Read more
For the first Mixology Monday of 2009, we were challenged to use an ingredient that was new. At least new to us. Wondering what that could be I landed on a bottle of Agavero Licor De Tequila. A-64 proof tequila liqueur made from a blend of añejo and repasado tequilas, mellowed with essence of damiana flower.
I combined my Agavero with a Cherry Blossom Sling Margarita mix I picked up at Williams-Sonoma. I topped it … Read more
Ingredients & Instructions
Into an iced shaker, pour:
2 shots chilled/sweet agua de jamaica*
1 shot tequila Tezan Blanco
1 shot simple syrup
½ lime, juiced
Shake very well, strain into chilled glass and garnish with a lime wedge.
*Agua de Jamaica (Hibiscus)
2 cups (2 ounces) jamaica flowers
3/4 cup granulated sugar (or more as desired)
Bring 6 cups of water to a boil then add the flowers and the sugar and … Read more