May 5, 2011

Pass the Guac


Hope you all have a festive Cinco de Mayo celebration FILLED with margaritas and as much salsa as you can handle. I plan on eating and drinking my weight in guacamole and drinky drinks. This is my favorite faux holiday after all.

And for all of you margarita lovers, here's a yummy recipe courtesy of the L.A. Times


GRAPEFRUIT MARGARITA
Wedge of lime
2 teaspoons coarse margarita salt
14 ounces ruby red grapefruit juice, with pulp (about 3 medium grapefruits)
1 ounce lime juice
5 ounces reposado tequila
2 ounces triple sec
4 slices grapefruit or twists

1. Run a lime wedge halfway around the rims of four margarita glasses and dip into salt. Set aside.

2. Combine 7 ounces grapefruit juice, one-half ounce lime juice, 2 1/2 ounces tequila and 1 ounce triple sec in a cocktail shaker. Shake over ice until chilled. Strain into two ice-filled, salt-rimmed margarita glasses.

3. Garnish with a twist or slice of grapefruit. Repeat to make two more cocktails.


6 comments:

  1. Yummmmm. LOVE that bride's dress. The ruffles are AMAZE.

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  2. Sigh* The beautiful colours of spring.

    Love the dress and love the flowers.
    Xx

    http://wildthingsrunfaster.blogspot.com/

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  3. i made the grapefruit margaritas last night and they were a huuuuge hit! i'm definitely keeping this recipe to use throughout the summer. margaritas are always better with fresh-squeezed juice!

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  4. So glad you enjoyed them Taylor. They are on my must make this weekend list for sure!

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  5. freakin' adorable post! i'm totally making that drink when wedding planning stresses me out. :)

    <3 from kailey-marie.com/blog

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  6. aaaahhhh - craving one of those fabby drink! printing the recipe now!

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