Wow, this week has been all about unicorns and mermaids and wrinkles. I think we all need a drink.
And a vacation.
Today I wasted a good hour checking out Francis Ford Coppola’s ridiculously awesome eco-resorts in Central and South America. Why? Because my brain checks out at the beginning of every summer. I can’t help it, the weather heats up and I want to travel. I’m particularly obsessed with his property in Belize. I spent half a summer there years ago. Although I was young and broke, it was amazing and I had a wonderful experience. But I would love to go back and stay here:
I’m only telling y’all this so you can understand my recent predilection for fruity cocktails. What can I say? Tropical locales pair well with fruit. Since it doesn’t look as though I’ll be hopping on a plane this weekend, the next best thing is a fruity tequila drink…
Melon Margarita (yes, watermelon, again. I can’t help it, they are fucking delicious)
- 4 oz Pureed watermelon (just stick chunks of it in the blender)
- 2 oz White tequila
- 1 oz Triple Sec
- 2 oz sweet and sour mix
Add watermelon, sweet and sour, tequila, and triple sec along with seven or eight ice cubes in blender, then blend on high. Squeeze lime into glass before pouring drink. Garnish with lime wheel.
*Last week someone asked me if you puree the entire watermelon. The answer is of course you do. You will definitely want another cocktail, and you should share with friends and family. Be a giver.
Going somewhere for the summer? Let us live vicariously through you in the comments!