[Soltado Tequila was a paid sponsor of the Tequila Aficionado Heartland Tour and paid a nominal fee to be mentioned here and on our networks as we saw fit. In the interest of full disclosure, we didn’t want to love Soltado but we do. It makes an amazing Puerco Pibil.] Sharing this recipe could get … Read moreMike Morales’ Puerco Pibil Recipe with Soltado Tequila
[In mid-February 2016, at the suggestion of Andres Garcia, Regional Sales Manager of award winning Embajador tequila, Tequila Aficionado Media met with Brian Jaymont, General Manager of the Corner Restaurant, inside the JW Marriott in the heart of Austin, Texas. We were first exposed to the fine hospitality of the JW Marriott on our second visit to the Texas Nightclub … Read moreCorner Restaurant Fuels the Fire of Austin’s Craft Tequila Scene
With a summer bug beating us down here at Tequila Aficionado HQ, we’ve been leaning heavily on the cayenne to keep us clear for work. Today, we pulled out the big guns. It was time to make Gazpacho! Ours is a bit different than your mother’s gazpacho though. We made ours chunky (no puree necessary) … Read moreChunky Gazpacho Recipe
Cranberry & Orange Diva Tequila Scones I’ve found Diva Tequila to be particularly versatile in drinking, pairing, and cooking. I’ve wanted to create a tequila scone recipe for some time now and am happy to announce that I’ve finally got a keeper! These scones may be a little darker than yours might turn out as … Read moreCranberry & Orange Diva Tequila Scones Recipe
La Palapa Recipes You Can Create at Home What is more appropriate to enjoy on National Tequila Day than an authentic Mexican culinary experience you can accomplish at home with the direction of Barbara Sibley, chef-owner of New York City’s La Palapa Cocina Mexicana. She graciously provided us with three exceptional and easy to replicate recipes … Read moreLa Palapa Cocina Mexicana Celebrates National Tequila Day!
…But It’s Against Everything I Believe In! I’ll be honest, I wasn’t all that excited about reviewing Hornito’s Lime Shot but the folks who do Hornito’s PR were so nice that I thought I’d set aside my prejudicial notions and give it a whirl for their sake. As it happens, I was correct in my … Read moreHornito’s Lime Shot: A Must-Have For the Kitchen But Don’t Drink It!
Hornitos Lime Shot Yes, we went there! The good folks at Hornitos were kind enough to send us some samples so we did what we do – Tasting & Testing. Look for our review of Lime Shot – and the reason why you absolutely must have this in your kitchen – coming this week! According … Read morePerfect Pairing: Memorial Day BBQ with Hornitos Lime Shot
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 … Read moreLimaRita Rocks (and we aren’t talking about that nasty beer drink)