FOOD HOLIDAY: National Tequila Day

No Margaritas today: Celebrate July 24th, National Tequila Day, with a different tequila cocktail. Perhaps you’d prefer some tequila ice pops, too. Here’s a cocktail suggestion from Tequila Avión, incorporating ripe summer papaya. RECIPE: PAPAYA SMASH Ingredients For 1 Drink 1¼ ounces añejo tequila Slice of fresh papaya ¼ ounce agave nectar ½ ounce Aperol…
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VALENTINE’S DAY: Passionfruit Tequila “Besame” Cocktail Recipe

A Valentine cocktail with passion. Photo courtesy DUO Restaurant & Lounge | New York City.   We must admit: We didn’t even know there was a tequila liqueur. But now that we do, what a great Valentine’s Day gift for your favorite tequila lover. Agavero Tequila Liqueur, by the makers of Jose Cuervo, is a…
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RECIPE: Watermelon Tequila Fizz Cocktail

Mix watermelon with tequila for a water- melon fizz. Photo courtesy Inocente Tequila.   We love watermelon cocktails—they’re a great way to take advantage of watermelon season. Here’s a recipe that was part of our National Tequila Day celebration yesterday. The recipe for a Watermelon Fizz was created by Keith Dusko, mixologist at Haru Sushi,…
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CINCO DE MAYO: Sweet & Hot Tequila Drink

[1] We love the pineapple and heat in this drink (photo © Hornitos Tequila). [2] Lime wedge (photo by Hannah Kaminsky | THE NIBBLE).   For your consideration: a sweet, spicy and smooth tequila drink called the Pico de Plata (“silver beak”). The recipe was created by mixologist Jason Littrell for Hornitos Tequila, using sweet…
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DAYLIGHT SAVINGS TIME: A Celebration Cocktail

Celebrate more daylight with an AviónSunshine cocktail. Photo courtesy Avión.   Everyone has a favorite holiday: Christmas, Halloween, Easter or Thanksgiving, perhaps. Ours is Daylight Savings Time. We are not a night person: We love the light, from dawn to sunset. We are not happy waking up to a black sky and getting dressed in…
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