Smoky, but not overpowering, fresh tomatoes and lime juice keep this chili-spiced cocktail bright and refreshing. It's perfect for brunch on a hot summer day.
'pitcher drinks' on Serious Eats
Margaritas are undoubtedly already on your Cinco de Mayo menu, so we thought we would offer up a few other refreshing tequila-based drinks to try. All of these cocktails can be easily mixed in a big batch.
A riff on a Salty Dog, this cocktail is excellent with a 100% agave blanco tequila—or try a joven mezcal.
Tequila works surprisingly well with the bitter flavors of Campari in this easy pitcher cocktail. Añejo tequila complements the bright, sunny tangerine juice in the mix.
This Labor Day, whether you're barbecuing or camping out, relaxing in the yard or entertaining a bunch of friends, you'll probably be thirsty. Consider this your one-stop shopping for drinks ideas (and recipes!) to get you through the holiday weekend.
My grilling skills may be a little rusty, but I can certainly bring a pitcher full of tasty summer drinks to the party.
Pitcher drinks have a lot of appeal during the warmer months, but many recipes suffer from an excess of ingredients, or grow watery and insipid quickly. In today's Washington Post, Jason Wilson touches on a couple of points that can ensure pitcher-drink success. For example, the smaller the ice pieces, the more rapidly they'll dilute the drink generally speaking. Some dilution is desired, of course, but it's a fine line between "just right" and "too much."