Strawberry Basil Margaritas

29 Jun

Ideal summer mornings look something like this:

This morning was spent out at Spooner Farm, collecting berries with happy, sticky children. Different, but still pretty ideal. Picking fresh berries on a warm summer morning? Think about it. Sweet.


Many were quickly eaten as-is.



Some of us (me) want more. Some of us (me) like to complicate simple things. This time, “more” worked out.


Strawberry-Basil Margaritas

Serves 2. Or 1.

  • 1c strawberries
  • 1/4c gold tequila
  • 2 Tbs Grand Marnier
  • 1Tbs fresh lemon juice
  • 2Tbs granulated sugar
  • 3-4 fresh basil leaves
  • 8 ice cubes

Blend it, pour it, call it fruit serving, and move on with life.

Now, what to do with the leftovers?



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