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National Tequila Day 2018

Reposado Tequilas

Hopefully, you have all recovered from National Tequila Day yesterday. I got to try so many good tequilas, that I thought I would share some of them with you. If I can help just one person not buy Jose Cuervo, then I will feel like I have done some good in the world. This year,

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The Perfect Dirty Martini

Dirty Martini

In celebration of National Martini Day, I thought I would pass along the perfect recipe. This comes from Martha Stewart herself. Ingredients Ice cubes 2 ounces vodka or gin 4 to 5 teaspoons olive brine Splash of dry vermouth Garnish: green olives Instructions Fill a cocktail shaker with ice. Add vodka, olive brine, and vermouth;

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Milagro Tequila’s Paraiso Cocktail

With Cinco de Mayo tomorrow, I thought I would offer up a different Tequila cocktail for the holiday. Paraiso means paradise, and this cocktail is as close as we can get to putting in a glass. This also features Milagro Tequila which is one of my favorite brands. Paraiso 2 parts Milagro Silver 1/2 part

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Is Seltzer and Soda Water Bad For You?

I have seen a trend over the years with many in my circle moving to lower calorie cocktails and beverages. As we as a country move away from sugary drinks and cocktails, soda has been growing in popularity. This was even seen with the huge success of the SodaStream. If you are watching your sugar

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Prickly Pear Margarita

Prickly Pear Margarita

In celebration of National Margarita Day, I am sharing a recipe for an amazing Pricky Pear Margarita. Now fresh pears can be tough to turn into a cocktail because of the amount of seeds it contains. So, to make it easy on your self, try using this great Prickly Pear Syrup you can buy on Amazon.

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Arguero Cocktail From The Saint

Arguero

This has to be one of my favorite cocktails! I first tried this at The Saint Tequila Bar here in Seattle. This is a very refreshing cocktail thanks to the Ginger Beer. 3 oz. Silver or Reposado Tequila 3 Cucumber Slices 1 Serrano Pepper 1 Lime Splash of Ginger Beer In a cocktail shaker, combine

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Winter Hibiscus Margarita

Hibiscus Margarita

This recipe came from one of my favorite foodie websites Food52. I also happen to love Cazadores Reposado, so I had to share the recipe. Now if you are looking to keep sugar on the low side, you can replace the sugar with this amazing sugar substitute Erythritol. It’s a naturally occurring sugar alcohol derived from corn

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Tequila: Silver, Reposado or Gold

Milagro Tequilas

I thought the first post in the Drink section should be about Tequila. As Tequila has become more popular, I often get asked about the difference between the types of Tequila. Tequila comes in three different varieties, Silver (Plata), Reposado and Gold (Anejo). Simply put, they refer to the amount of time that the tequila