Thursday, May 22, 2014

Kickoff #Summer #Memorial Day Weekend With Tips From #Sauza Tequila! #Recipes

Memorial Day weekend is just around the corner, so if you're looking for deliciously easy ideas to kick-off the summer, below are a few recipes to get you started. Each one is fresh off the vine and perfect for throwing a summer soiree and inviting friends and family over to join you on your patio, balcony or a backyard BBQ!

Break out the bubbles! Just in time for summer, Sauza Tequila has debuted new Sauza Sparkling Margarita Watermelon. A fun, bubbly twist on the classic margarita, the ready to serve drink offers a bold melon flavor and effervescent bubble with a lingering sweet lime finish. Simply open and serve over ice as a quick and easy way to make any summertime gathering sparkle! 

Become the hostess with the mostest by serving a signature cocktail at you Memorial Day gathering. This Watermelon Margarita recipe is perfect for cooling down on Memorial Day or any day and definitely all summer long! Plus it makes enough for four servings so you can make ahead of time and simply pour over ice when you're ready to serve.

Watermelon Margaritas
  • 4 parts Sauza Blue Silver 100% Agave Tequila
  • 2 parts JDK & Sons O3 Premium Orange Liqueur
  • 3 cups seedless watermelon, chilled and cut into pieces
  • 1/2 cup lime juice, freshly squeezed
  • 1 cup ice
Preparation: Freeze cubed watermelon in a plastic bag for minimum of 2 hours. Add all ingredients to a blender and puree until smooth. Serve in glasses rimmed with salt and garnish with a lime or watermelon wedge. Serves 4.  Salud! 

More tips to WOW your friends! 

The Presentation
Create a fun watermelon punch bowl to serve your delicious margaritas. Using a sharp knife, carefully trim the bottom of a seedless watermelon to make it a flat surface. Next, cut off the top (about 1/4 of the melon) and hollow out the flesh with a melon baller. Use an ice cream scoop or large spoon to scrape the inside walls of the watermelon clean. Fill with you favorite margarita recipe and enjoy!

Ice, Ice, Baby!
Looking to chill your drink without watering it down? Our fave summertime fruit proves it is as functional as it is tasty with this simple recipe for watermelon ice cubes.
  • Cut a seedless watermelon into chunks roughly the size of ice cubes. 
  • Place a single layer on a baking pan
  • Wrap the tray in plastic wrap and freeze over night or for several hours until completely frozen.
  • Pop a cube or two to add flavor and colorful fun to your favorite margarita
Make your creations even more Pinterest worthy by using cookie cutters to cut your watermelon into fun shapes like hearts, stars, etc...Enjoy!

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