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This is the biggest Sneeky Day of the year. I love all of these recipes! It’s a simple way to treat your friends to a Cinco de Mayo Fiesta. You can't have a fiesta without the proper table attire, so I've put together this quick list of Cinco ready decor to make it easy for you! [show_shopthepost_widget id="30664"] Guacamole (makes 3 cups)
- 2 plum tomatoes, seeded and chopped
- 1/2 cup chopped onion
- 1/3 cup chopped cilantro
- 1 small jalapeno, seeded and chopped
- 3 avocados, peeled, pitted and chopped
- 2 tbsp fresh lemon juice
- Salt and pepper to taste
In a bowl combine tomatoes, onion, cilantro and jalapeno. With fork coarsely mash avocado; add to tomato mixture. Stir in lemon juice, salt and pepper. Place plastic wrap directly on surface until ready to serve.
SWEET AND SPICY TACO MEAT
- 1 MEDIUM RED ONION, FINELY CHOPPED
- 5 CLOVES MINCED GARLIC
- 2 TABLESPOONS OLIVE OIL OR BUTTER
- 2 LBS GROUND TURKEY
- 1 POUND GROUND BEEF
- 1 PACKAGE SWEET ITALIAN SAUSAGES
- 2 BUNCHES SCALLIONS, THINLY SLICED
- 1 BUNCH CILANTRO, FINELY CHOPPED
- 3 TABLESPOONS CUMIN
- 2 TABLESPPONS LAWRY’S SALT
- 1 TABLESPPON GROUND PEPPER
- 1 TABLESPPON TOBASCCO
- 1 TABLESPOON CAYENNE
- 1 JALAPENO, FINELY CHOPPED
- 2 CUPS ORANGE JUICE
IN A LARGE SKILLET SAUTE ONION AND GARLIC IN 2 TABLESPOONS OLIVE OIL OR BUTTER, OVER MEDIUM HEAT, FOR ABOUT 3-5 MINUTES, STIRRING FREQUENTLY. ADD GROUND TURKEY, BEEF, SWEET ITALIAN SAUSAGES AND COOK STIRRING UNTIL BROWNED. ADD SCALLIONS, CILANTRO, CUMIN, SALT, GROUND PEPPER, TOBASCCO, CAYENNE, JALAPENO, ORANGE JUICE AND COOK UNTIL LIQUID EVAPORATED. REMOVE SKILLET FROM THE HEAT.
Infante - sshhhhhh! (pictured above)
- 2oz reposado tequila
- 1/4oz orgeat
- 1/2oz fresh lime juice
Shake and strain over fresh ice. Spritz with rose water. Grate fresh nutmeg on top.
No, this is not in lieu of beer, it’s in addition to. Beer is football’s best friend. Theme cocktails are simply the fastest way to get your buzz on. Besides, they’re cute. And serving one for each team gets the rivalry going. Patriots Margarita
1 bottle Corona 1 can (12 oz.) limeade Tequila Optional: 2 oz. triple sec or cointreau
1 drop of blue food coloring In a pitcher, dump the Corona and the limeade. Take the limeade can and fill it to the brim with tequila. Add that to pitcher along with the food coloring. Mix it up and add ice. Voila!
Lulu's tip: Rim glasses with blue tinted salt or sugar and serve over ice or shaken well in a martini glass.
I will be serving my friends who are Giants fans a Dark and Stormy.
Giants Dark and Stormy cocktail
1 1/2 ounce Gosling’s Black seal rum or any other dark rum About 1/2 cup ginger beer 1/2 lime Splash of bitters optional
Fill a highball glass with ice, add rum,a slash of bitters,if desired and top with ginger beer. Squeeze the lime into the glass,stir and add lime to drink.