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More Margaritas

More fun facts and Margarita recipes for National Margarita Day.

The original Margarita was invented in 1948 by socialite Margarita Sames. According to the legend, it was during a party at her cliff side hacienda in Acapulco that Margarita began experimenting with “the drink.” Looking for something to cut the dust of a hot afternoon, she mixed Tequila Herradura, Cointreau and fresh lime juice. Her cocktail kept the party going for two weeks and today … Read more

Happy National Margarita Day!

Today is National Margarita Day! I haven’t been able to find the origin of this special day. It’s possible a smart tequila company came up with the idea and was able to successfully spread it around.

However, I am happy to celebrate it regardless of who actually declared it a holiday. As far as I’m concerned, let’s make every Sunday Margarita Day.

Here are some margarita recipes to help you celebrate this lovely holiday:

Melange A Trois

This week Tequila Herradura shares this sexy cocktail recipe. We fell in love with the combination of pomegranate and limes juices, agave nectar and Hearradura Reposado! What could make a better Valentine?

Courtesy of Tequila Herradura.

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Arizona Margarita

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!

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AFC Paloma

Entertaining an AFC crowd? Herradura Tequila created the AFC Paloma just for you. Into the NFC? Try the NFC Margarita.

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NFC Margarita

For all you Arizona fans, Herradura Tequila created the NFC Herradura Margarita. If you’re a Pittsburgh fan, check out the AFC Herradura Paloma.

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Cherry Sling Margarita

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

Winter Blanco Martini

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It’s the first day if winter and wow is it cold! Frida Kahlo Tequila sent in this recipe to help warm us all up!

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Give the Gift of Tequila

Why give a boring bottle of wine this year, with so many great spirits out there go crazy. We’ve assembled a variety of fine Tequila for easy gift giving.

Perfect for sipping and savoring, Cabo Uno Tequila will last beyond the holiday party and throughout the holiday season, to be cherished and enjoyed for years to come. Acknowledged as one of the finest 100% blue agave tequilas in the world, Cabo Uno is aged in … Read more

Naughty Holiday Punches

Get a little naughty with these Holiday punches from the folks at X-Rated Fusion liqueur.

X-Rated Holiday Punch

Ingredients:
1 750 ml bottle (25 oz) X-Rated Fusion liqueur
2 bottles pink champagne, chilled
2 six-ounce cans cranberry juice concentrate
2 six-ounce cans pink lemonade concentrate
1 qt club soda, chilled
Ice cubes

Instructions:
In large punch bowl, combine cranberry juice concentrate, lemonade concentrate, X-Rated Fusion liqueur, club soda and champagne. Add ice cubes. Serve immediately. … Read more