The Weekend Cocktail: A recipe to toast Mexico's 200th Birthday!

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This weekend many will celebrate the September 16 bi-centennial of Mexico’s independence from Spain! What better way to join in the festivities than with tequila, a staple of Mexican heritage? These recipes from our friends at Maestro DOBEL and 1800 Silver celebrate the red, white and green in style!

Cheers or should I say VIVA Mexico!

A La Vida Margarita

3 ounces 1800 Silver Tequila

½ ounce pear puree

½ ounce fresh limejuice

½ ounce triple sec


Combine ingredients and blend with ice, or shake ingredients with ice and serve on the rocks. Makes two cocktails!

Mexican Revolution

4 ounces1800 Silver Tequila

4 ounces orange juice

Splash grenadine

Combine tequila and OJ with ice and stir

Add grenadine for the “sunrise” effect. Makes 2 cocktails.

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Karen Young is the founder of My Daily Find.