Here’s wishing you a festive Cinco de Mayo!
COCKTAILS FOR THE DAY
Ingredients: 2 ½ cups of fresh watermelon cut into small chunks and with the seeds removed—place in a small baggie and freeze for two hours, 4 ounces tequila, 2 ounces Triple Sec orange liqueur, 3 tablespoons lime juice, lime wedge, coarse salt, fresh watermelon chunks for garnish.
Directions: Use the lime wedge to moisten the rim of a large cocktail glass and tilt the rim into the coarse salt all the way around to coat it.
Place watermelon chunks, tequila, Triple Sec, and lime juice in blender and puree until smooth. Pour into cocktail glass, and garnish with small watermelon chunks loaded onto a fancy toothpick. Sip and enjoy!
Easy as Pie Peach Margarita
Ingredients: Ice, margarita salt, Jose Guervo White Peach Light Margarita
Directions: Moisten rim of cocktail glass and twirl rim in coarse margarita salt. Place ice in glass. Pour White Peach Light Margarita over the rocks. Hop into the pool or sit poolside and sip the heck out of it. It’s even better in the moonlight. Enjoy!
Ingredients: 2 ounces rum, 2 ounces coconut milk, 2 ounces pineapple juice, a cup of crushed ice or a tall glass of ice cubes.
Frozen- Start with a cup of crushed ice in the blender. Add the rum, coconut milk, and pineapple juice. Blend. Pour into a tall glass and bask in the flavor.
On the Rocks- Into a cocktail shaker, pour the rum, coconut milk, and pineapple juice. Shake with vigor. Pour over ice into a tall glass.
Ingredients: 1 ½ ounce lime juice, 1 ½ ounce light rum, 1 tablespoon triple sec, 1 teaspoon sugar, 1 banana, ice cubes.
Directions: Place ingredients in blender and blend until firm. Pour contents into chilled cocktail glass.
READS FOR THE DAY
MUSIC FOR THE DAY – TEXAS TORNADOS
Many thanks to rspaceball for the Texas Tornados on You Tube!
Happy Cinco de Mayo!
Cheers & Happy Reading!
Flossie Benton Rogers, Conjuring the Magic in Romance