Mexican Recipes

Warren Hardy’s Perfect Margarita:

El Tres, Dos, Uno The Three, Two, One.

3 parts good tequila
2 parts lime juice
1 part Cointreau or “Controy,” an inexpensive Cointreau knock off made in Mexico that works just as good for Margaritas Salt

Run the edge of a cut lime around the rim of the glass, then dip the rim in a plate of salt.

Shake or stir, and pour into salt rimmed glasses filled with ice y disfrutarlos! Enjoy them!

Julia Child’s Perfect Margarita:
El Dos, Dos, Dos The Two, Two, Two

2 oz white tequila
2 oz Triple Sec or Cointreau
2 oz fresh lime juice
8 ice cubes
An electric blender

Dip the rim of the glass in tequilla, and then dip rim of glass into a plate of salt.
Pour mixture over ice in blender, set for puree, and pulse on and off for a few seconds.

Pour into center of glass so not to disturb the salt. Salud! To your health!

In the next Comida Mexicana we will fuse the best of Italy and Mexico in a delicious recipe created by Chef Toni Cherry. And it is vegetarian. Can you guess what it might be?

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