Classic Margaritas

Ingredients: kosher salt ice cubes 2 oz. tequila (I prefer silver or blanco) 1 and 1/2 oz. freshly squeezed lime juice 1/2 oz. simple syrup (I use agave nectar when I don’t have simple syrup) 1/2 oz. Triple Sec Directions: Rim a high ball glass with kosher salt Put two big handfuls of ice cubes into a cocktail shaker. Add remaining ingredients. Shake for a good 10 seconds. Fill high ball glass half full of ice cubes. Pour contents of shaker over top. *Tip: For an extra zest add a splash of orange juice

Kiwi Margaritas

    Ingredients: Yield: makes one margarita, can easily be multiplied  2 ounces Grand Marnier 1 1/2 ounces Tequila (I prefer silver) 2 ounces lime juice 2 1/2 ounces kiwi simple syrup [recipe below] lime + fresh kiwi or kiwi berries for garnish coarse salt for the rim Kiwi Simple Syrup  4 kiwi fruit, peeled 1/2 cup sugar 1/2 cup water Directions: Rim the ridge of your glass with a lime wedge and dip in a mix of coarse salt. Fill the glass with ice – I am really into crushed ice at the moment. In a cocktail shaker, combine the tequila, grand marnier, kiwi simple syrup and lime juice with ice, and shake for about 30 seconds. Pour over ice […]