When most of us think of tequila, a huge headache and a bad hangover come to mind. But this spirit is one of our faves, and has a lot more going for it than shots and salty wrists. So, here are a few ideas to use tequila in different recipes, all headache and hangover-free…kinda.
1: Paloma cocktail (above): This refreshing cocktail takes a few minutes to make and uses a few ingredients – grapefruit soda, lime, and tequila. The soda helps tame the tequila down so it tastes all kinds of smooth.
2: Tequila Battered Onion Rings: The perfect snack for a chillaxing summer weekend. Great when paired with some beers or a ManMade chelada! This recipe includes a few tips to create a honey lime yogurt dip!
3. Mango Fruit and Tequila Popsicles with Serrano: For all of you heat lovers, this popsicle recipe combines the best of both worlds: booze and spice. Make a few for your next bbq and serve them with some extra fruit on the side which will help to cool down your taste buds.
4. Tequila Soaked Watermelon Wedges: A little flashback of those college days, except this recipe is a bit more for grown ups. These watermelon wedges are a quick and easy way to add a refreshing, boozy snack to your summer party. Just remember to NOT watermelon and drive.
5. Chile, Lime, and Tequila Popcorn: If you’re thing is to stay in on the weekend to catch up with your favorite shows, then this is right up your alley. This recipe is like a mini party in a bowl, loaded with spice and citrus notes. Seriously, the best tv companion.