#DOTW: Dia De Los Muertos

OK, Dia De Los Muertos (the day itself) has already passed, but that doesn’t mean we can’t still enjoy the cocktail. Someone recently gifted me a bottle of Don Julio Añejo, and I totally love it. Of course I had to find a recipe that goes with this exquisite tequila. I found a bunch of them, but the one that spoke to me the most, was this one. We are actually right in between these Mexican holidays, being that they land in November. But hey, let’s celebrate early (or late?). Summer is officially here, and this cocktail will cool you down. So delicious….

What you’ll need:

In a cocktail shaker, muddle the oranges, then add ice. Add tequila, Cointreau and lime juice. Shake well. Strain into a martini glass with a salted rim. Garnish with an orange wheel.


Author: Gotham Foodie

Hello there, fellow foodies! My name is Erica, I was born and raised in Germany, and moved to the US, New York City to be exact, in July of 1987. I have worked most of my time here in the Big Apple as a bartender, but my true love is food. I cook just about every day, I search for good food everywhere, and pretty much always find it. I don't consider myself a food critic, I don't have the culinary background for that kind of expertise. I do however know good food, good chefs and good restaurants. I report back about my culinary adventures, and I choose to leave out my unsatisfactory experiences. We have enough negativity in our daily lives, I don't want to add to that. All the recipes in my FROM MY KITCHEN and DOTW blogs are cooked and prepared by me. All pictures are taken by me. I don't always eat everything you see in my pictures, but you bet your buns, I do try everything. Last but not least, you should know that I am a huge Top Chef fan. I have never missed an episode of the Bravo TV show. I have at this point visited almost 20 restaurants run by Top Chef contestants, and I'm continuously impressed by their skill, drive and passion. So I will continue to seek them out, and I hope you join me in my journey!

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