The Weekend Cocktail: Celebrate Labor Day with a Mercadito!

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I guess it’s that time to put away our white pants, get back to work or school and realize that the lazy days of summer are over! But before that happens,  we have to have one more celebration. This sweet and savory margarita is a great cocktail to complement any Labor Day BBQ or picnic! Enjoy the long weekend with your friends and family! Milagro tequila available on line at BEVMO.


;;Mercadito (Freshest Margarita with Jalapeno and Cilantro)

3 ounces Milagro Silver Tequila

1 ounce Green Chartreuse

2 ounces lime juice

1-½ ounces agave nectar

8 cucumber slices

1 pinch of cilantro

2 jalapeno slices

4 dashes celery bitters

Muddle, shake and strain over fresh ice in two rocks glasses. Garnish with a cucumber wheel.

Gwen Kenneally is the owner of Back to the Kitchen, Full Service Catering and Party Planning. She is the co-founder and master baker at Magpie Gourmet Mini Pies. Check out her websites and She wrote a weekly food column for the Sun Community Newspapers.

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