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December 08, 2010
Cheers to Holiday Margaritas!
If you think margaritas can only be served at summertime, then get ready for July in Christmas! Food Network Chef Marcela Valladolid is shaking up her favorite holiday margarita recipes and sharing them with "Extra"! Feliz Navidad!
Celebrity Holiday Recipes: Holiday Margaritas
Rosemary Lemon Margarita (Serves 4)
Ingredients:8 lemons (juice only)3 cups club soda4 rosemary sprigs4 tbs. sugar1/2 cup Sauza Silver Tequila
Rosemary Lemon Margarita Cont'd.
Method of Preparation:Combine lemons, club soda, sugar, and tequila in pitcher. Mix well. Refrigerate until cold. Place 1 rosemary sprig in each of the 4 serving cups. Pour margarita and drink cold or iced.
Warm Winter Margarita (Serves 4)
Ingredients:3 1/2 cups apple juice1 cinnamon stick2 cups dried fruit of your choice2 tbs. granulated sugar4 shot glasses Sauza Silver Tequila
Warm Winter Margarita Cont'd.
Method of Preparation:Combine apple juice and cinnamon in a heavy pot. Bring to a boil, reduce heat, and simmer for 10 minutes. Carefully remove cinnamon stick. Add sugar, dried fruit and tequila. Mix well. Serve warm.
Citrus Cooler Margarita (Serves 6)
Ingredients:1/2 part white wine1 part limeade1 part lemon lime soda1/2 part Sauza Silver Tequila
Citrus Cooler Margarita Cont'd.
Method of Preparation:Combine all ingredients in a pitcher. Mix well. Serve cold or iced.
Marcela's Grapefruit Margarita (Serves 4)
Ingredients:6 oz. Sauza Silver Tequila32 oz. club soda4 tbsp. granulated sugar4 grapefruit (juice only) or 12 -18 oz. grapefruit juice
Marcela's Grapefruit Margarita Cont'd.
Method of Preparation:Combine all ingredients in a pitcher. Mix well. Serve cold.
For more delicious recipes from Food Network Chef Marcela Valladolid, check out her book "Fresh Mexico: 100 Simple Recipes for True Mexican Flavor" at Amazon.com