Recipes from Tequila: Myth, Magic & Spirited Recipes

More than just the shot of choice and the foundation for margaritas, tequila is a liquor rich in history and lore. Created from the distilled juice of the agave plant, tequila boasts a lengthy fame and prized position in Mesoamerican society. To properly enjoy and appreciate this drink, first one must trace its creation and development. In Tequila, the history, making, tasting, and appreciation of tequila are explored in depth. With recipes for drinks like the Bloody Maria and food like Corn Chowder with Roasted Tomatoes and Tequila that best highlight the unique flavors and uses of this potent liquor, readers will be captivated and, perhaps, even a little intoxicated.

Two glasses filled with pineapple-tequila smoothie, rimmed with sugar, topped with line wedges on a napkin

Pineapple-Tequila Smoothies

This recipes for a smoothie-like cocktail has a punch of pineapple flavor and the pure, clear taste of white tequila. Sweet and refreshing.

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Glass filled with raspberry lemonade spiked with tequila, raspberries, mint, and ice

Raspberry Lemonade with Tequila

Part tart, part sweet, and part party-riffic, this summer quencher is ideal for backyard or front porch sipping. Bottoms up.

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Mexican Sopes

Mexican Sopes

Sopes are traditional Mexican appetizers made from the same dough used for tortillas. Shaped into small boats, they’re filled with meat, cheese, or salsa.

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