I’m baaack! Yup – two posts in one day!! One might say I am procrastinating because I really don’t feel like studying any more for my statistics final, but I just remembered these margarita cookies I made a few months ago and wanted to share them for Cinco de Mayo!
If you’re looking for something with a little more kick to it, check out these recipes from my blog:
I haven’t been posting much lately because I have been busy taking the online Statistics class straight from the depths of HELL. That’s right my friends, my useless Political Science degree wasn’t enough for me and I’ve been toying with the idea of going to grad school. Before I can apply to any of the programs I am considering, I have to take a few prerequisite classes that my undergrad degree did not afford me. One of these classes is Statistics.
When I thought it would be a good idea to take this class online, essentially having to teach the subject to myself, I apparently grossly overestimated my intelligence. The book might as well be written in Turkish for all I understand of it; the language of Statistics is completely foreign to me. Stem and leaf plots, p-hat, x-bar and z-scores, Chebychev’s Theorem, letters from the Greek alphabet… You can see why I needed to take a break from studying for my final to have a drink.
Since Cinco de Mayo is this weekend, I decided to make it a margarita.
My boyfriend and I went to Chili’s a few weeks ago and I had one of their Mango Margaritas. It was so good I wanted to try to recreate it at home, and I think I came pretty close!
1 oz Jose Cuervo Silver Tequila
2 oz Triple Sec
2 oz Monin Mango Syrup
1 Tbsp lime juice
Combine ingredients in a cocktail shaker, fill with ice, shake and then pour into a salt-rimmed glass. Use Statistics book as a coaster while you kick back and relax with a yummy tropical margarita. There is a 99% probability that you are really going to enjoy this drink!
Wish me luck on my final tomorrow morning. It’s cumulative, and it seems that I have already forgotten everything except the last two chapters!
So, the thing that sucks about writing a blog about things that you make is that when you don’t make anything, you have nothing to blog about! D’oh!
I haven’t been baking anything and despite enduring quite a few days in the past two weeks that have totally been worthy of adult beverage drinking, I haven’t been doing any of that either. I have, however, been doing a lot of laundry. How one man can create so many loads of laundry in the span of a week I will never understand.
Anywho, despite my utter lack of shaking, baking OR partying lately I do have a tasty drink recipe that I wanted to share in time for Cinco de Mayo….
Beer Margaritas! Or as I like to call them – BeerGaritas.
Let me preface this by saying (quite emphatically) that I despise beer. It’s just gross. Even on the rare occasion that I can find a beer that doesn’t make me want to scrub my tongue with a Brillo pad I do not enjoy drinking the stuff.
HOWEVER, I absolutely loved these beer Margaritas!
1 (12 fl oz) can frozen limeade concentrate
12 fl oz tequila
12 fl oz water
12 fl oz beer (I used Corona)
1 lime, cut into wedges (optional)
Pour limeade, tequila, water and beer into a large pitcher. Stir until well blended and limeade is melted (you may want to strain the pulp out, depending on preference). Adjust with additional water if needed. Add ice. Rim margarita glass with salt and garnish with lime wedges.