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Happy Cinco de Mayo from Gratitude Gourmet!
Edible Cocktails - From Garden to Glass by Natalie Bovis gives wonderful instructions on how to build your own cocktail garden and has the perfect recipe for today's holiday:
Spiced Margarita Mezcaltini.
Ingredients & Instructions:
1 slice jalapeno, 1/2 ounce freshly squeezed lime juice, 1/2 ounce agave nectar, 3/4 ounce freshly squeezed grapefruit juice, 1 1/2 ounces Del Maguey Mezcal (organic)
Garnish: Chili Salt Rim
1. Rim half a martini glass with chili salt. Set aside. Place chili red flakes, chili powder, dried lime zest, and 1/4 cup kosher salt into a food processor and grind until well-blended and slightly powdery.
2. Muddle jalapeno, lime juice, and agave nectar in the bottom of a mixing glass. Add grapefruit juice and mezcal. Shake well and gently strain into glass.