Paloma Cocktail Recipe & More Cinco de Mayo Recipes

Say “Cinco de Mayo cocktail,” and most people will say “Margarita!” We’d like to offer a different suggestion this year: the Paloma. The Paloma cocktail recipe is below, along with lots of food and drink recipes for Cinco de Mayo. In Mexico, the Paloma, not the Margarita, is Mexico’s favorite cocktail. It couldn’t be easier…
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Beer Salt From Twang: Flavored Salts For Food, Drinks & Snacks

In our field, we learn something new every day—and we love to discover. Recently, we came upon beer salt, which, to the uninitiated, is exactly what it sounds like: salt to shake onto the top of a beer bottle, can, or glass. Meet our Top Pick Of The Week: Twang’s line of flavored kosher salts.…
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Natalie’s Lemonade Flavors & Recipes With Lemonade

[1] Elderflower Lemonade Martini. Here’s the recipe (all photos © Natalie’s Orchard Island Juice Company). [2] Green Guava Lemonade Smoothie. Here’s the recipe. [3] Lavender Guava Lemonade Mimosa. Here’s the recipe. [4] Peach Guava Lemonade Smoothie. Here’s the recipe. [5] Lemonade Lavender Sorbet. Here’s the recipe. [6] Mango Lemonade Mousse. Here’s the recipe. [7] Lemonade…
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Modern Cocktail Garnishes For National Cocktail Day

March 24th is National Cocktail Day, a day we’re using to revisit cocktail garnishes. Many standard garnishes have been used since the advent of the particular cocktail—they’re what that first bartender used when he mixed the first Sazerac (America’s first cocktail) or Gin Fizz. We’ll look at them as well as at modern cocktail garnishes.…
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Passionfruit Margarita Recipe for National Margarita Day

Each year on National Margarita Day, February 22nd, we publish a Margarita recipe. We’ve covered classic recipes and numerous fruits and other flavors: cherry, cranberry, ginger, guava, grape, grapefruit, kiwi, orange, peach, pineapple, pomegranate, strawberry, watermelon, and even a veggie Margarita with spring peas and tarragon. We now have more than 30 Margarita recipes. Today,…
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