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A Cool Mona Recipe: A Spiked Hawaiian

Some things are just natural companions, like a good Mexican beer and tequila. This Spiked Hawaiian recipe proves the point, mixing Indio Beer (or Cerveza Indio) with a chile-infused tequila, then bringing in tropical and market-fresh juices to finish it. It seems like a lot of work to pull off, but it’s worth it if you’re a fan of spicy …

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A Cool Mona Recipe: Tequila Peaches

 Ingredients 2 cups of pineapple juice 1 cup of honey 1/4 cup of tequila 1 stick of butter, melted 3 peaches, pitted and halved 1 pint, frozen plain yogurt Directions Combine the pineapple juice and honey in a medium saucepan over medium-high heat. Bring to a simmer and cook until slightly thickened, about 15 minutes. …

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A Cool Mona Recipe: A Chocolate Margarita (Yes, You Heard Me!)

Like chocolate? Like margaritas? Then you’re gonna like me. I present to you the ultimate indulgence in sweet margaritas. This is Colleen Graham’s version, which she developed while writing ¡Hola Tequila!. Adding complimentary flavors to a chocolate cocktail makes it a bit more more interesting than simply drinking spiked chocolate. Citrus is a wonderful option. The tequila and orange juice are natural compliments to chocolate …