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Watermelon Margaritas with Tamarind Pepper Salt

Watermelon Margaritas with Tamarind Pepper Salt

On a recent trip down to Punta Mita, Mexico, I was introduced to the watermelon margarita. Where has it been my entire adult drinking life? In comparison to its traditional cadillac margarita sister, the watermelon margarita is less acidic, more refreshing (aka you can drink many of them for better or worse), and the bright color is pretty lovely to boot.

Festive Flowers for Cinco de Mayo

Festive Flowers for Cinco de Mayo

Cinco de Mayo is upon us and I've already consumed my yearly quota of Mexican Wedding Cookies, enchiladas and carnitas. So to distract myself from the deliciousness that is Mexican cuisine, I pulled together a festive flower arrangement. Using freshly cut roses from my parent's garden and a talavera pitcher from my wedding, these flowers are begging to sit next to a big skinny marg. 

Cinco de Mayo Desserts: Mexican Wedding Cookies

Cinco de Mayo Desserts: Mexican Wedding Cookies

As a resident of California (and San Francisco specifically), I've been lucky enough to always have delicious Mexican food at my fingertips.  Save for tacos de lengua (no gracias SeƱor), I love all Mexican comida, especially their desserts. When a friend decided host a little Cinco de Mayo bash, I wanted to contribute a treat but was short on time. Enter Mexican Wedding Cookies.