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cilantro margarita

from the posts since i’ve been back from vacation you’d assume that all i did was drink in alaska. and while that may have quite a bit of truth to it, i assure you there was plenty of other things going on that kept me occupied.

the last day i was in town i invited some folks over for margaritas, chips, and salsa. to make things easier and assure i wouldn’t be making someone a drink every two minutes i just made this mix. i opted to pour the tequila in with the mixer but you can keep them separate so that guests can choose their own drink strength.

this recipe is inspired from a little bar called the side street that routinely has the most delicious cocktail recipes and infused liquors in portland (in my opinion). they use hot pepper (chili, not black) infused tequila that you can find at most liquor stores and muddle the cilantro, but i was trying to eliminate the chunks that clog up your straw and streamline the process here.

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