Friday, February 22, 2013

Funky Friday ~ National Margarita Day!

Today is National Margarita Day! 

The margarita ~ a most delicious cocktail made of tequila, Triple Sec or Cointreau (my personal fav), and fresh lime juice, has been around since the early 1940s.

There are many legends of who actually came up with the recipe, but no one person has been credited as the true margarita mixologist.  One thing we do know is the margarita is one of the most popular drinks of all time!  I've been known to throw back many different versions of the drink, and I will say it's all in the tequila.  The better the tequila, the better the margarita.  I prefer silver tequila and believe me...Patron is worth the money!  Whatever your tequila preference, make sure it is 100% Agave tequila.
My favorite way to consume it is the 'Margatini'.  

2 ounces Patron
2 ounces Cointreau
Freshly squeezed lime juice

Mix all ingredients in shaker with lots of ice and pour into chilled martini glass.  

Delicious, huh?  And it's Friday ~ the perfect day to celebrate National Margarita Day!  Head out for a Margarita Happy Hour or invite some friends over, mix 'em up a few Margatini's and get the weekend started off in a most delicious way!!!

Until next time....

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