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Watermelon Margaritas | Deuce Cities Henhouse
Here’s a recipe for the-old-bar-cart-cookbook. I needed a lot of these last weekend when I discovered that Ikea gave me 12 wrong cabinets. There is nothing like realizing the 3 hours you spent playing musical chairs with vehicles, bribing someone to watch your kids, and then waiting hours at an Ikea fulfillment area (which just so happens to be located next to the world’s squeakiest (like loose your god damn mind squeaky) automatic sliding door) was all done in vane. A watermelon cocktail was the only thing I needed after making this gut wrenching discovery.

Make this when Ikea does you wrong!

Watermelon Margaritas | Deuce Cities Henhouse
   
 

Watermelon Margarita

For the Watermelon Mixer:
▼ 1/2 a medium sized watermelon
▼ 3 tsps sugar

For the Cocktail:
▼ 1 lime squeezed
▼ 2 oz Tequila
▼ 1oz Triple Sec
▼ 2oz Watermelon Mixer

To make the Watermelon mixer: Take the rind off the watermelon, cut the watermelon into small slice and then puree in food processor. Use a strainer to sepearte the watermelon juice from the pulp. Add sugar to the juice and refigerate.

For the cocktail: Salt or sugar the rim of a 8oz cocktail glass. Take the juice of one lime, the tequila and triple sec and stir in the bottom of a glass. Add ice, and top off with watermelon juice. Garnish with mint, lime or watermelon. Enjoy!

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  • Elise August 7, 2015

    Sorry to hear of your Ikea troubles – that truly sucks!! I’d need a watermelon margarita or 5 after that experience too! Thanks for the recipe. Looks delicious!

  • Bipasha August 18, 2015

    I can almost feel the cool ;)

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