Archive for the ‘Recipes’ Category

Hornitos Welcomes Game of Thrones with Fire & Ice

Hornitos loves Game of Thrones! The season four premiere of Game of Thrones was Sunday night.  As you replay it on your DVR, enjoy all of the fiery battles and drama that come along with this epic season by mixing up this cool cocktail courtesy of Hornitos  – The Hornitos® Fire & Ice cocktail. With tensions […]

Tequila Aficionado Christmas: Tequila Recipes

In addition to our recipes developed here at the Tequila Aficionado Test Kitchen for Apple Crisp, Cranapple Crisp, Pumpkin Pie, and Mochamisu, we have several other suggestions for adding tequila to your holiday menus (in addition to just drinking it). Check out these great tequila recipes and suggestions (click on any of the images for […]

Victorian Truffles & Tequila: A Heavenly Pair

The Trouble with Truffles We recently made the acquaintance of the Head Chocolatier, John Alexander, at Victorian Truffles and, after much pleading on Twitter, he was kind enough to send us samples of two of their specialty confections, the Tequila & Lime Truffles and the Limited Edition Tequila & Lime Red Chile Truffles. Unfortunately, the […]

Avion Espresso Mochamisu

  Avion Espresso Mochamisu This was a ridiculously quick and easy dessert to put together but it turned out to be quite rich and delicious.   Ingredients:   Sugar-Free Chocolate Pudding (prepared) Vanilla Cool Whip 6 Ladyfingers Cookies Avion Espresso   Once you’ve assembled your ingredients, pour yourself a glass of Avion Espresso and enjoy. […]

Peligroso Cinnamon Cranapple Crisp

You may have seen my previous recipe for Peligroso Cinnamon Apple Crisp, well with cranberry season upon us, I’ve added a tart bog-berry twist. I must admit, I love cooking with my Crock Pot and the bonus of cooking with a tequila like Peligroso made this recipe a lot of fun.  It all started when […]

Holiday Recipe: Maple Liqueur Tequila Pumpkin Pie

    When I tried De La Tierre Maple Liqueur Tequila, I was impressed with the natural maple flavor that took me back to my childhood and tapping maple trees in Maine.  (Click on the QR code to the right to read my review.) Ever since then, I’ve been anxious to try cooking some favorite […]

Lisa Pietsch Spices it Up with Peligroso Cinnamon Tequila

I sat down the other evening to taste Peligroso Cinnamon.  I knew Peligroso was good to begin with so I aerated it with the Vinturi Spirit Aerator to allow it to show me what it had.  As it happens, Peligroso Cinnamon has all the right stuff.  This isn’t some girly bottle of silliness with all […]

Dia de los Muertos

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LimaRita Rocks (and we aren’t talking about that nasty beer drink)

On June 19th, we received a product to review and it completely blew us away.  Just to prove it, this is what Lisa tweeted: While Lisa collects her words for the official review of the LimaRita Sorbet (we should have never left the whole case with her), take a look at this! Check out LimaRita […]

Winning Cocktail Recipes from Tequila Rocks

By Ryan Kelley | 05.09.11 On April 17, 2011, fourteen of the Bay Area’s best mixologists competing in the Tequila Rocks cocktail competition, sponsored by Casa Noble Tequila, at A Taste of Tequila and Tamales by the Bay, an annual benefit event for Benchmark Institute. Each contestant had five minutes to mix an original cocktail […]