So last summer I discovered that I really enjoy tequila. Or rather tequila based cocktails. I’ve never been a shots kind of a girl and I don’t think my late 30′s, with two small children, is the time to start. And since I like the flavor of limes so much it makes sense that I would love a good margarita. About 6 months ago I asked my Facebook followers for their favorite margarita recipes. They were varied to say the least. So I decided I would try several of them and see which ones I like the best. It was hard work, you guys. But these are the kinds of things I do for you. Turns out I found the best frozen margarita recipe. Ever.
I know that the flavor of a margarita depends of the taste of the tequila you are using. I’m not a tequila expert at all. I just used what we had in the cupboard. I see the guys on Real Housewives drinking a lot of Don Julio so I’m guessing that is a good brand to use. And let’s talk for a second about the lime shortage we are currently facing. Are you all as broken up about it as I am? And I’m not even exaggerating about that. I went to my grocery the other day to get limes for the margaritas, some salsas and guacamole I was going to make. And my store was completely out of them. Like, there were no limes in the entire store. I asked. Luckily my mom was able to grab a few from her store for me but that is why you see the bottled lime juice in some of the photos. I’ve had to supplement with it. It is not ideal. I’m thinking about starting a fundraising campaign for the lime plight. My summer relies heavily on limes. But back to the margaritas. [Read more...]