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Spicy Cucumber Margarita

Drinks

I feel like we’ve earned a cocktail this week, don’t you think?

Spicy Cucumber Margarita

I think we have. That’s my vote. I’m going to be frank with you and let you know that I’m not a margarita girl. Not one bit.

I’m more of bourbon on the rocks girl. I’m a fancy (or even cheap) kinda beer girl. I can be a wine girl, sometimes. Definitely a gin and tonic kinda girl. But never a girl who craves margs. But if I am gonna be that girl, the drank has gotta be spicy. I love a spicy margarita…but not too, too spicy either or else I’ll be that girl who eats all the chips trying to extinguish the jalapeño fire. I’m complicated.

I drank the last of this while watching this week’s Nashville and almost freaked out. If you’re not watching this show, you’re missing out on so much scandal, big hair, sequins and country music. It really is a dream of a show.

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Gin Gin Mule

Drinks

We all have a go-to drink when we’re at the bar, right? Mine–hands down–is a gin and tonic.

With summer officially arriving to LA this past weekend, I figured it was time to take my typical drink up a notch by making my all-time favorite, fancy drink: a Gin-Gin Mule.

This drink is the definition of refreshing.

There’s spiciness from the ginger beer, lime juice, lots of mint, a splash of soda water, a bit of simple syrup and whole lot of muddling.

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