Salt Or No Salt? Margaritas With A Twist!
The most popular mixed bar drink is the margarita… yum!
Tim Love’s Jalapeno Cucumber Margarita; Lonesome Dove, Fort Worth, Texas (Serves 4)
8 1/8-inch slices of jalapeno
8 1/8-inch slices of cucumber
1/4 cup sugar
8 oz. Cointreau or orange juice
10 oz. Milagro Silver tequila
Juice from 2 limes
4 lime wedges
Large ice cubes
Using a mortar and pestle, grind 4 slices jalepeno, 4 slices cucumber into 1/4 cup sugar. Pour mixture into a shaker. Add tequila, Cointreau and lime juice. Fill shaker with ice and shake heavily. Rub rim of 4 highball glasses with lime wedges and coat with salt. Fill with ice. Give the shaker one more shake and strain contents into each glass. Garnish with jalapeno and cucumber slices.