Scratch Margarita

Scratch Margarita

Posted by on Apr 15, 2010 in Tequila | No Comments

We may still need a sweater to sit on the patio this evening, but we don’t mind. We’re mixing Margaritas — and trying new recipes using fresh ingredients.

Tequila Mockingbird 3

Tequila Mockingbird 3

Posted by on Apr 1, 2010 in Tequila | No Comments

Now that the house is quiet again, and we have a bottle of Limoncello and thick stack of magazines left behind by our guests, we thought we’d experiment.

Tequila Sunrise

Tequila Sunrise

Posted by on Apr 30, 2009 in Tequila | 2 Comments

What’s Your Tequila Story? Here’s mine: I was a 19-year-old cocktail waitress who didn’t drink. When guests asked “what’s good?” I suggested a Tequila Sunrise. Several years later, I finally make one using this tequila sunrise cocktail recipe.

What Does Your Mexican Margarita Taste Like?

What Does Your Mexican Margarita Taste Like?

Posted by on Feb 25, 2009 in Tequila | 5 Comments

Happy Hour at Air Conditioned Lounge, San Diego, CA We heard rumors of the AC Lounge’s 1/2 price everything weekday happy hours from 4pm to 8pm. We’ve also heard about their off-menu to-die-for margarita, Joe’s BurritoRita. We head over to take advantage. The bartender is called Burrito Joe — after a cartoon character he used ...

Margarita

Margarita

Posted by on Nov 12, 2008 in Tequila | No Comments

En Fuego It’s not the time of year for a margarita … wait a minute. It’s always the right time for a margarita. This Thursday, I met three friends (and smart business people) for happy hour on the patio at En Fuego in Del Mar, California. It sounded good, considering we’re still under the deep ...

Tequila (ye-ha) and Rum (yo-ho)!

Tequila (ye-ha) and Rum (yo-ho)!

Posted by on Nov 12, 2008 in How to ..., Rum, Tequila | No Comments

Tequila Tequila is made from the spiky blue agave plant. We don’t live in Mexico, but we happen to have one in our front yard – Shelly’s convinced it’s an alien life-form determined to uproot the house. Don’t plant one near yours. Silver, Platino or Blanco tequila is the clear stuff. It’s got that young ...