Improved Margaritas

With weather getting hotter and summer near, it’s a great time to enjoy one of Mexico’s most delicious exports, the margarita. In its traditional form, tequila, lime juice and orange liquer, it is served in a glass with a salted rim and is the perfect combination of sweet, salty, and tangy. Curious about its roots,…

Make new friends, but keep the old…

“It’s only the modern that become old fashioned.” Oscar Wilde David A. Embry wrote The Fine Art of Mixing Drinks in 1948.  In the book, he outlines the basic principles for fashioning a cocktail, listing six basic drinks: the Daiquiri, the Jack Rose, the Manhattan, the Old Fashioned, the Martini, and the Sidecar. My mild…