Suzi's Blog

Jalapeno Margarita from Tanteo

I am not a fan of “adulterated” food and beverages. A flavored tequila? I’ll make my own. Not any more. Tanteo is a new firm with a line of flavored tequilas that you must, must try: jalapeno, cocoa, and tropical. Jalapeno tequila? You are thinking what I did: kitsch, ugly flavor, waste of money. “The…

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Ultimate Strawberry Margarita from Rick Bayless

  Ultimate is one of those words that just might seem a bit egotistical. The ultimate? The best? “Best drink ever,” Suzen beamed at me. She meant it. “How did you do this?” “Sugar,” I said. “I know that. What else?” “Aperol.” “No. Tell me the truth or I’ll be forced to …” “It’s Aperol.”…

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Brian’s Strawberry Margarita

Spring is tomorrow. You know, spring. Sun. Flowers. Warmth. Scents. I’m looking out my window now at the pre-spring landscape. Not a lot a green leaves yet. There is, actually, eight inches of snow. I can’t drive anywhere. The roads are ice. And I’m listening to an NPR program on global warming. I would open…

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Prickly Pear Margarita and Syrup

Attempting to make a prickly pear margarita, in the past weeks I began by trying to make my own prickly pear syrup. That first syrup attempt was a disaster. Now, I am very happy to report dual success. I have a great prickly pear margarita recipe, using prickly pear syrup, and just the recipe to…

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