Classic Margarita

I am  so obsessed with Margartias lately. Maybe it was the burst of warm weather we had in early February, but I’m not even going to tell you how fast I recently went through a bottle each of Cabo Wabo and Cointreau (don’t worry, I shared!).

You’ll notice my margaritas are not bright green, and that’s because there is no sign of margarita mix in this house. Fake color, fake flavor, and unnecessary calories – no thanks! The extra effort it takes to juice your own limes is definitely worth it.

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Brian’s Key Lime Sublime

Key Lime SublimeMy boyfriend Brian makes fab cocktails.  He came over the other night for a post-work cocktail, only to find that there weren’t really any mixers in my house (greattt job Laur).  We found a week-old bottle of tangerine lime seltzer and key limes…”That will work,” he said, and my champion improviser went to work.

We were both expecting sub-par, but this drink turned out to be great – I credit the bartending skills (…and the limes).

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