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Tequila Salsa for the Super Bowl

You are prepping for the big game on Sunday, the Super Bowl. You have chips. You may have salsa. Not much you can do about the chips. But, the salsa, well, you can trade out that store-bought stuff and quickly make salsa that is spectacular. Instead of drinking all your tequila, put some in the…

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Feliz Navidad: A Holiday Cocktail with Tequila and Champagne

  Blue is not Christmas green or red, but the blue of blue curacao is surely a message of celebration. This cocktail, from Holiday Cocktails by Jessica Strand, is a beautiful surprise. You may love tequila. You probably love champagne, or some sparkling wine. Citrus flavors always make the palette sparkle. In this drink, you…

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The Vipera: Pear Infused-Silver Tequila, Chartreuse and Applejack

  It’s true fall and your farmers market is abundant with fruit, particularly apples and pears. I have this love/hate relationship with pears that cannot be solved. When good, a pear is the best fruit possible. Of course, a pear is at its peak for all of 90 minutes it seems. How can you preserve…

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Pear Infused Silver Tequila

Fall is upon us. Fruit abounds and there are many ways to use it. “I’m going to make this so we can deglaze with it. Think of the flavors,” I said. “That would be flambe,” Suzen rebutted. “I’m not setting fire to this,” I protested. “With that much alcohol, you won’t need to,” Suzen said.…

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