Hibiscus Tequila Cooler

Hibiscus Tequila Cooler

I came up with this recipe for a shoot in Territory Magazine. A fabulous new magazine that will launch soon here in Oklahoma City. It will come out quarterly and be the most darling little book people can get their hands on. I am so excited for my city to have such innovated people always striving to make the city, their city even better each day. Check it out here, it is going to be awesome. So, about the recipe. It is made with Strong Tonic‘s Hibiscus syrup, which is amazing. If you aren’t using hibiscus…start. Its all the rage
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Melon Sangria

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Sangria is such a beautiful cocktail. It is playful and fun with all the colorful edible fruit inside. I remember my very first taste of sangria occurred at the dreamy Hotel San Jose in Austin. I must have been barely 21, still in college and. it. was. magical Out on the patio with good friends. That is what sangria will always remind me of….good times outside with friends. It doesn’t matter if it is red, white, hot or cold. I knew right then and there that it would need to be in my repertoire, and it has been ever since. I
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Frozen Mojitos

Frozen Mojito

This recipe is inspired by my oldest sister, Abbey. She loves mint and has a pool therefore making her a mojito expert She has made them for several years, and about a 100 different ways…frozen, iced, no ice, mint in the ice. You get the picture. She was telling me the other day that she was taking my margarita recipe and turning it into mojitos….only Abbey! I love it. So I did some r&d in the kitchen and this is what I have come up with for a delicious summer frozen mojito recipe! Enjoy…you will LOVE these green beauties. Just
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Strawberry Jalapeño Margaritas

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Strawberry Jalapeño Margaritas 4 oz Strawberry Jalapeño Lime Juicee 1/2 oz Cointreau 3 oz silver tequila   Sugar + Salty Rim 1 tbsp salt 1 tbsp  sugar   Dip your glass in a bit of the lime juice, or run a cut lime around the edge of your glass and then gently plunge into the salt and sugar mixture in a shallow dish wide enough for your glasses of choice.   Directions: 1. Salt rims with lime and sugar salty mixture. 2. Place all ingredients in cocktail shaker with ice. Shake until the container is cold through to your hands. Pour into
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Strawberry Jalapeño Lime Juicee

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Strawberry Jalapeño Lime Juicee 4 16 oz cases strawberries 3 limes 1/2  jalapeño Directions: 1. In a juicer place washed strawberries. Juice. Add the jalapeño to the juicer. taste first to see how hot it is. You may need to add more or you may need to add less. All jalapeños not created equal. By hand add the lime juice, or fully remove skin with knife and add to juicer. 2. Pour into jars with lids and drink within 3 days.   Excellent as Strawberry Jalapeño Margaritas.    

Grapefruit Margarita

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This margarita is very cool and refreshing. Even if you do not like grapefruit, don’t let it fool you…you will enjoy this one. And you can’t beat that beautiful ballet slipper pink color that spills out into your glass. Enjoy! Grapefruit Margarita 3 oz ruby red grapefruit 1/2 oz lime juice 1/2 oz vanilla simple syrup 1/2 cointreau 3.5 oz tequila   Sugar + Salty Rim 1 tbsp salt 1 tbsp brown sugar   Dip your glass in a bit of the blood orange juice and then gently plunge into the salt and sugar mixture in a shallow dish wide
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Green Juicee

Green Juicee - Sharingthyme.com

This is my moms recipe. She is the master juicer. She is always juicing something and it tastes amazing…every…time. I guess that is how it goes when you are a master She feeds my little brothers chickens all of the leftover pulp from her juicing escapades. The eggs those chickens produce are delicious, it must be because they are getting plenty of kale! So, this juice. It is so simple and easy to make, and remember the ingredients at the store. It is also a perfect base to throw in a few more things if desired. Try this one out,
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Blackberry Basil Crush

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Blackberry Basil Crush 10 big blackberries 4 leaves basil, torn + more for garnish 4 oz vodka 1 oz lemon juice 2 tbsp agave nectar, or honey BIG splash of sparkling water   Directions: 1. Prepare two 10 oz glasses. Sugar the rims with lemon juice and sugar. Fill with ice. 2. In a cocktail shaker add blackberries, and torn basil. With the back of a spoon crush the blackberries. Add vodka, lemon juice, and agave nectar. Fill with crushed ice and shake vigorously. 3. Fill iced glass 1/3 with sparkling water,  and top with blackberry basil cocktail. Garnish with
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Spicy Avocado Margaritas

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This is a delicious take on the classic frozen margarita. I have a trip to Austin approaching early this summer for what will be a spectacular wedding, I am sure of, and it has gotten my Mexican food juices flowing. I have been researching new fun and exciting restaurants to try out and places to stay and shop…it is amazing how many new places can pop up in just a few years. All of the information has got me drooling. Anything with lime, and I am a fan. Austin is definitely one of my favorite places to enjoy Mexican Food….
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Coconut Blood Orange Petals

Coconut Blood Orange Petals

This cocktail is perfect in the spring when the sun just starts to shine through the coldness of winter. It creamy coconut and citrus will remind anyone of the beach. As summer approaches I like to add a splash of sparkling water or even coconut la croix to make it even more refreshing.   Coconut Blood Orange Petals 8 oz vodka 5  oz coconut milk 8 oz blood orange juice 2-3 oz vanilla simple syrup (recipe below) Fresh blood orange slices sugar for the rims.   Directions:  1. Combine all ingredients, besides slices, and sugar in a pitcher and stir. Dip
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