Dia de Los Muertos – Marigold Infused Tequila


 Dia de Los Muertos – Infused Marigold Tequila I like to think that if my abuelito still lived today we would make quite the pair.  A quiet, reserved man with a cheerful sparkle in his eyes enjoyed a good stiff drink after a long day at work.  Papi, my dad adored him. It was sweet… 

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Pumpkin Chorizo Queso Fundido


Pumpkin Chorizo Queso Fundido My most requested appetizer is queso fundido, everyone loves it!  I absolutely adore queso in any form, so you can be sure it I find any way to add it to my party menu. With so many versions, variations queso fundido can easily be adapted for any season. In the summer… 

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Blueberry Mint Infused Tequila


Blueberry Mint Infused Tequila I’m on my way to Colorado, woo-hoo!  I’ll be there shooting the next round of pictures for my cocktail book coming out this spring, have you seen the preview yet?  Check it out here >>> Latin Twist. While in Colorado I’ll also be attending a Don Julio tequila tasting with a… 

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Tequila-Watermelon Refresco


Tequila-Watermelon Refresco We are Summer chillin’ My little brother is visiting from New York, our entire familia is together, we are feasting and sipping cocktails, life is good. Last night everyone stopped by for dinner and I knew I had to whip up something summery, refreshing and spiked with tequila. We are tequila loving peeps…. 

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Grapefruit-Cranberry Tequila Cooler


Grapefruit-Cranberry Tequila Cooler A tart, but refreshing tequila cooler made with fresh grapefruit juice and cranberry juice is all you need to take your weekend fiesta to the next level.  I cannot tell you how many times I have made this cooler and the feedback is always “two thumbs up.”  I make it so much… 

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The Mangarita

The Mangarita cocktail from sweetlifebake.com

  The Mangarita I’m obsessed with Downton Abbey, who isn’t?  It’s my guilty pleasure, an opportunity to pop up a great bottle of champagne and enjoy a few cocktails.  When I heard that theKitchn ran a series of cocktails dedicated to Downton Abbey I immediately ran out and picked up a few bottles of champagne… 

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