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Jan 26, 2010 04:15 PM

Craving a GOOD Margarita on Cape Cod

Seeking the best Margarita, not from a mix but authentic good in a glass, not plastic cup...Mid Cape preferred...

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  1. I mix up a pretty mean one in my rec room bar! Other than that, I got nuthin'!

    1. The only one I've had on the Cape I didn't make myself was at Sam Diego's, very watery.

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        1. re: phelana

          Ok, I'll share it, but just for YOU. It's my super secret Margarita recipe so if you tell anyone, I'll have to hunt you down and kill you.

          2 ounces Curevo Tradicional (or any brand of your favorite top-shelf)
          1/2 oz. Grand Marnier
          1/2 oz. fresh squeezed lime juice
          1/2 oz. fresh squeezed lemon juice (use Meyer Lemons if you can find them)
          1/2 oz. lemoncello (this is the super secret!!!! shhhhhhhh.)
          1/2 oz. simple syrup (I make mine with raw cane sugar)

          (I don't really measure out the ingredients. I do it by eye, but I think these are correct.)

          Pour it all in a cocktail shaker filled with ice and shake vigorously for 15-20 seconds, Strain in a salted rimmed glass. Garnish with a slice of lime. Kick back. Enjoy. Get up. Make another. Repeat.

          1. re: CapeCodGuy

            Hey CCG,

            So thats how you get thru the winter on the cape. Good plan!

            1. re: ppmaysa

              It doesn't hurt! Although when summer rolls around and we're knee-deep in tourists, a few of these babies frozen while sitting on the deck works too!

                1. re: CapeCodGuy

                  thumbs up to all but the Limoncello..that stuff tastes like cough syrup mom poured down my the Grande Marnier idea to replace the Cointreau. And LOVE the simple syrup vs the pre mix %$#@. On the limoncello, my friend in Bonaire makes homemade L and I have also had homemade at Luna Rosa in Anguilla also made by the loving hands of a gorgeous talented Italian..still can't love it..yuck..

                  1. re: phelana

                    I agree on limoncello all by itself, but it does add a very nice citrus character to the margarita. I have a bottle I brought back from Sorento that I use just for that purpose. Glad you enjoyed though!