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Cinco de Mayo Recipes

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Thirsty Thursday: The Mint Julep Margarita

Mint Julep Margarita

It’s more than just alliteration; it’s a statement, a proclamation that Thursdays are when the weekend should really start. Kicking it off right is the key, and what better way than with a cocktail that not only takes the edge off, but tastes good too. A hard thing to disagree with, we know. Drink up, get down and go to sleep happy.

This Saturday marks the sweet and alcoholic intersection of two of our favorite spirit-soaked holidays: Cinco de Mayo and Derby Day. While double-fisting with a margarita in one hand and mint julep in the other would do just fine, why not join the two into a single, sinful glass? Made with bourbon, orange liqueur, mint, sugar and lime, the Mint Julep Margarita goes as well with a fancy hat as it does with fresh guacamole and chips.

Bottoms up, folks.

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Sifted: Cinco De Mayo Recipes + More Birthday Cake Oreos

Oreo Funfetti Cupcakes by Kirbie's Cravings

5 Hot Links We’re Loving:

  1. Remember our favorite birthday cake oreo ecstasy recipes? Add Kirbie’s Cravings amazing cookies n cream cupcakes to the list! 
  2. #CincodeMayoCountdown: Margarita push pops featured by Sweet Designs.
  3. Looking for more strawberry inspiration? Edible Perspective’s recipe for avocado strawberry & goat cheese sandwiches is seasonal perfection.
  4. Bacon jam? We’re pretty sure The Delicious Life’s recipe would taste good on just about everything.
  5. Get your chocolate fix with Peanut Butter Cup Crème Brulee. Sweetsugarbean transforms the elegant dessert into a whimsical treat.

Craving more? We’ve got you covered this Cinco de Mayo with our best Mexican recipes.

Your guests will still love this easy guac with a jalapeno kick.

Thirsty Thursday: The Classic Margarita Recipe

The Classic Margarita

It’s more than just alliteration; it’s a statement, a proclamation that Thursdays are when the weekend should really start. Kicking it off right is the key, and what better way than with a cocktail that not only takes the edge off, but tastes good too. A hard thing to disagree with, we know. Drink up, get down and go to sleep happy.

9 days to go — we’ve already begun our countdown to Cinco de Mayo. And the key to a great fiesta is a freshly made margarita. There’s something about salted rims that invites us to plunge happily into glasses filled to the brim with tequila, sugar and lime. Get ready for your Cinco de Mayo celebration by trying your hand at a classic and perfectly balanced margarita.

Bottoms up, folks.

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