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Friday Faves: Cinco de Mayo

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When it comes to planning parties, I am a little bit of a mess. Sure, they usually turn out alright in the end, but I have a tendency to go overboard with food and no matter how much prep work I do beforehand, I am always running late! For last weekend’s Cinco de Mayo potluck I hosted with Jamie, I made restaurant-style red salsa, queso fundido, mango salsa, chicken salsa verde, blood orange margaritas, and dulce de leche stuffed cinnamon cupcakes, and despite an entire day of cooking the day before, I was still unshowered and scrambling to frost cupcakes by the time Jamie came over to set up her lovely decorations. Luckily, this was a team effort, and everything came together for a fantastic Cinco de Mayo Sunday… Here’s what we made!

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Blood Orange Infused Tequila

Blood Orange Infused Tequila

For the most part, I don’t drink tequila anymore. Let me amend that statement: I don’t do tequila shots anymore. Tequila shots remind me of those hazy, study abroad days where I wasn’t yet embarrassed to be stumbling around and tripping over myself. (Alright, I still trip over myself – but usually stone cold sober.)

It’s been years since I’ve sipped on tequila – mostly out of appreciation for my liver – but when I found this blood orange infused tequila recipe, I knew it would be absolutely perfect for Cinco de Mayo!

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