Salty Chihuahua

Cocktail Recipe


8 cups fresh red grapefruit juice (about 12 grapefruits)
1 1/2 cups silver tequila
3/4 cup Cointreau (orange-flavored liqueur)
1 1/2 teaspoons kosher salt
Ice cubes

Lime slices (optional)

Combine juice, tequila, and liqueur; stir well. Coat rim of each of 12 glasses with 1/8 teaspoon salt. Fill each glass with ice; pour 1 cup juice mixture into each glass. Garnish each glass with a lime slice, if desired.

This recipe was adapted from the website, Cooking Light.


Watermelon Margaritas

Cocktail Recipe


2 teaspoons sugar
1 lime wedge
3 1/2 cups cubed seeded watermelon
1/2 cup tequila
2 tablespoons sugar
3 tablespoons fresh lime juice
1 tablespoon Triple Sec (orange-flavored liqueur)

Lime wedges or watermelon balls (optional)

Place 2 teaspoons sugar in a saucer. Rub the rims of 6 glasses with 1 lime wedge; spin rim of each glass in sugar to coat. Set prepared glasses aside.

Combine watermelon and next 4 ingredients (through Triple Sec) in a blender; process until smooth. Fill each prepared glass with 1/2 cup crushed ice. Add 1/2 cup margarita to each glass. Garnish with lime wedges or melon balls, if desired.

Serves 6

This recipe was adapted from the cooking magazine, Cooking Light.