Pregoritas (Randy’s Non-alcoholic Margaritas)

This is my take on a non-alcoholic margarita. It is very sweet. INGREDIENTS: 2 parts Fanta orange soda 3 parts sweetened lime juice 8 parts sweet and sour mix 8 parts simple syrup INSTRUCTIONS FOR SIMPLE SYRUP: Mix equal amounts (1 cup each) granulated sugar and water in a microwave-safe glass pitcher or measuring cup.… Continue reading Pregoritas (Randy’s Non-alcoholic Margaritas)

Margarita Rimming Salt – Colored

Colored Margaritas require Colored Margarita Salt! Ingredients: 5 Tbsp Sea Salt 5 drops of food coloring 5 drops of lime juice Instructions: Put salt in a Ziplock bag or a tupperware container with a cover. Add liquid ingredients Shake well Cover a cookie sheet with aluminum foil Pour contents out onto the foil Broil low… Continue reading Margarita Rimming Salt – Colored

Cointreau / Gran Marnier (DIY Sous Vide from Brandy)

Orange liquor is a primary ingredient in margaritas and other mixed drinks. 750ml of orange liquor costs $40+.  This recipe makes more than twice that amount for under $30. Refrigerate it or use it fairly quickly.  I had some suspect floaters on a batch after a few months. This recipe makes about 2.3 litres, enough… Continue reading Cointreau / Gran Marnier (DIY Sous Vide from Brandy)

Sangria-Dianne’s Favorite

This recipe uses a Spanish Roja for the base and is fairly easy to put together at your house or someone else’s. I usually make a double batch! Ingredients 1/2 apple, cored, skin on, chopped into small pieces 1/2 orange, rind on, sliced into small pieces, large seeds removed (plus more for garnish) 3-4 Tbsp… Continue reading Sangria-Dianne’s Favorite