It's time to eat, drink, and be merry here in Cajun country and what better way to jump start your Mardi Gras celebration than with these yummy cocktails. Guaranteed to please your guests. Cheers!
1 lime wedge
3 oz.'s white tequilla
1 oz. triple sec
2 oz.'s fresh lime juice
1/2 tsp. green Tabasco sauce
1 bottle of beer, chilled
Place salt on saucer. Rub the lime wedge around the rim of a cocktail
glass and dip glass in salt to coat rim. Pour tequila, triple sec, lime
juice, Tabasco, and crushed ice into blender and blend on high until
creamy and smooth. Pour into half of a Margarita glass and turn a beer upside down into the glass.
New Orleans Hurricane
1 1/2 ounces dark rum
1 oz. orange juice
1 oz. lime juice
1/4 cup passion fruit juice
1 tsp. sugar
1 tsp. grenadine
Orange slices and cherries for garnish
Combine all ingredients, except grenadine and ice, in a cocktail shaker,
and stir until sugar is dissolved. Stir in the grenadine and ice, and
shake. Fill a hurricane glass, half full of ice and strain drink into
glass. Garnish with an orange slice and marachino cherry.
Mardi Gras Kiss
1/2 ounce amaretto liqueur
1 oz. simple syrup
1 ounce pineapple juice
Combine all ingredients in a cocktail shaker. Shake well and strain into a cocktail glass. Add crushed ice and garnish with a lime slice.
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Mardi Gras Fun
Here's a little clip of the Krewe of Rio parade which rolled in Lafayette on Saturday and they were really throwing some beads. More parades thru Fat Tuesday means lots more beads! Throw me somethin' Mister and let the good times roll, cher!
For a live webcam of parades in New Orleans, click here.
And here's a little clip of the Krewe de Vieux parade in New Orleans. Lots more beads!
Happy Mardi Gras Ya'll!!! Merci for stopping by!
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