Mexican fare is one of my very favorites, and I cannot think of anything more blissful than a margarita accompanied by chips and a perfectly made guacamole. Actually, I can think of something equally blissful. And that something is a rich, full-bodied Cab accompanied by Italian black truffle cheese. Which is what I'm enjoying right this second. But I digress.
Anyway, last weekend, my husband was hard at work brewing beer in the backyard with a friend and he requested a snack in case they got hungry. Because making beer while drinking beer is hard work, people. It's not for the faint of heart, and it requires serious dedication and focus. It makes people understandably hungry. So I whipped up a batch of my
Anyway, this margarita is awfully tasty, and I recommend you pair it with copious amounts of guacamole.
Source: My own guacamole-inspired creation
1 small container raspberries
Juice of 3 limes
1 1/2 ounces tequila
1 ounce triple sec
kosher salt for garnish
Puree raspberries and lime juice in a blender until smooth. Wet the rim of a pint glass with water or lime juice and dip in a plate of kosher salt to coat rim. Fill glass with ice and add tequila and triple sec. Pour raspberry and lime mixture in and stir carefully as not to disturb the salt on the rim. Serve and enjoy!