Margarita

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What is Margarita?

Ah, the margarita, the seemingly unbeatable king of the tequila cocktail. Starting from humble origins in Mexico badlands, this drink has risen to become the favorite beverage of suave socialites and partying sorority girls alike.

Margarita Shopping Tips

Buy your booze in bulk – transfer what you need into smaller bottles to stock your bar – you’ll save money and have enough leftover for your next party.

Margarita Cooking How-Tos

Add another layer of flavor to your cocktails by making your own simple syrup – combine equal parts sugar and water with whatever aromatics you like – fresh herbs, whole spices, citrus, or chile peppers – heat to dissolve sugar and strain before using.

More On Margarita

Pour a mound of salt on a plate. Run a lime wedge around the rim of each glass (preferably margarita glasses), then dip the rims in the salt to coat. Put a lime wedge in each glass or on the rim. Fill a large pitcher halfway with ice and add the ...
Ingredients: Ice cubes 3 ounces tequila 2 ounces freshly squeezed lime juice 1 ounce Simple Syrup, recipe follows 1/2 to 1 teaspoon orange liqueur 1 tablespoon Lime-salt-sugar, recipe follows Simple Syrup: 1 cup sugar 1 cup water Fill a cocktail ...