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How to Make Mayahuel's Green Gloves

Drinks Jaclyn Einis 1 comment

Sometimes the popular thing isn't the lowest common denominator; it's just really, really good. Take the Green Gloves cocktail at Mayahuel in New York's East Village. "People go bonkers for this one," says co-owner and bartender Philip Ward. "We must go through over a case of jalapeƱo-infused tequila in a week." More

Cocktail Overhaul: Prairie Fire

Drinks Jeff Lucas 5 comments

Shots! Shots! Shots! These are often the words that get the party started...and lead to countless bad decisions and lost memories. The trouble is that not all shots are created equal. Some go down as easy as pie while others burn and burn. The Prairie Fire shot is one of those dangerous shots, commonly constructed with cheap tequila enlivened by Tabasco sauce. But despite its fiery reputation, the Prairie Fire can be corralled into a balanced—and delicious—craft cocktail. Here's how. More

Bee Sting

Serious Eats Melody Fury Post a comment

At Lucy's Fried Chicken in Austin, Texas, local Republic Tequila Reposado is used in this Bee's Knees variation. More

Some Like It Hot

Serious Eats Melody Fury Post a comment

This playful drink from Brandon Burkart of Haddingtons in Austin, Texas, is a bit like liquid cinnamon hearts with a long citrus finish...in the best way possible. More

The Spice of Life

Serious Eats Michael J. Neff Post a comment

Sometimes a bit of spice in a cocktail is just the right thing to remind you that you're still alive. Here's a simple drink that can be adjusted to suit both those who crave heat, and those who like it a bit more mild. It's dynamite with tequila, but you can also make a smoky version with mezcal or a more herbal version with gin. More

Zero Proof: Virgin Grilled-Tomato Bloody Maria

Serious Eats Christianne Winthrop 2 comments

This non-alcoholic Bloody Maria is perfect for those lazy Sundays when you want to spend every minute outside. Stay at your grill and toss the tomatoes, peppers, and onions alongside your burgers, making sure they get a nice char. Yes, you will have to venture inside to blend it all together, but it really won't take long. More

In-Sandiary

Serious Eats Maggie Hoffman Post a comment

Back away from the Watermelon Pucker. Instead, make this simple, refreshing drink from cubes of real watermelon (it's mostly water!) and a little lime and tequila. The spicy rim is essential—each sip is a flash of heat, followed by the cooling cocktail. More

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