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3 Easy Steps to Making Infused Tequila

By Bob on February 13, 2017 4:36 AM | Read More

I tried infused tequilas a couple of years ago when Charlotte and I were down at the JW Marriott San Antonio Hill Country Resort & Spa. I have to tell y'all, I fell HARD for this stuff.

This is where I learned the ancient and secret rituals of infused tequila making

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After dinner at its Cibolo Moon restaurant, our server Lauren brought us a tequila "sampler" containing 3 infused tequilas: strawberry/jalapeno, lemon/basil and mojito.

They were all good, but the easy standout was the strawberry/jalapeno.

Arlene liked strawberry-jalapeno infused tequila so much, that instead of dancing on the table, she was able to lift it - with her teethTable Dance-600.jpg

It was sooooo good that I asked the kind folks at the JW Marriott to share their recipe. They were happy to oblige. I'm happy to share. 

You're welcome, 'Merica.

 


Here's an easy way to make infused tequila

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Original San Antonio Chili

By Judith Finlayson, author The Chile Pepper Bible

If you are looking for the ground beef chili your mother made for Friday night dinner, this isn't it. If instead you want to taste what amounts to a fabulous, highly spiced beef stew, then I highly recommend this chili. Leftovers reheat well.

Tips: To reconstitute dried chiles, remove the stems and place in a heatproof bowl. Add 2 cups boiling beef stock and soak for 30 minutes, weighing the chiles down with a cup to ensure they remain submerged.

If you want to make a version of this dish that is similar to the one made by former U.S. President Lyndon Johnson, substitute venison for the beef. You can also cube a beef chuck roast and use it in place of the stewing beef.


Original San Antonio Chili

Makes 6 servings ; Gluten-Free Friendly

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Mini Cherry Cheesecakes

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Some people adore chocolate. In our house, that would be Bob! But I am all about fruit: strawberries, blueberries and, most especially, cherries.

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Good Behavior

Remember when you watched Downton Abbey and thought, "Hey, I wonder what Lady Mary would look like as a meth addict." 

Yeah, me neither.

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