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Monday, February 21, 2011

National Margarita Day: Time to celebrate

February 22 is National Margarita Day, and we celebrate in Salt Lake City, too.  Got Tequila?  Got limes?  It’s time for a Margarita!  The Margarita is the best selling cocktail in the USA. Tequila Herradura® (not sure if they’re a totally objective source) claims that the margarita represents 18 percent of all mixed drink sales in the U.S., followed by the Martini, Rum and Coke, and Vodka and Tonic.  The Margarita has an average hourly sale rate of 185,000 – that’s over four million a day!  In a country with over 305 million people, it’s obvious that some people are not pulling their weight.

So get out your limes and blender (or shaker), and have at it.  My recipe is here, and there are plenty more available online.  Try out a new recipe February 22, and tailor it to your own taste.  Develop your ultimate Margarita.

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