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What are some good margarita recipes?

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In its simplest and classic form, a margarita consists of a mix of tequila, triple sec and lime juice served neat, on the rocks or frozen, usually with salt or sugar on the rim. The margarita is a very popular cocktail, and there is no shortage of recipes and variations.

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What are some good margarita recipes?
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About.com has a recipe that involves combining ice cubes, 1 ounce fresh lime juice, 1 1/2 ounces tequila and 1/2 ounce triple sec, preferably Cointreau, in a cocktail shaker. Shake well, then pour contents, including ice, into a chilled margarita glass with salt or sugar on the rim. Garnish with a wedge of lime.

Make a frozen margarita by blending until smooth 1 cup ice, 1 1/2 ounce tequila, 1/2 ounce triple sec, 1/2 ounce lime juice and 3 ounces sour mix. Serve as above.

For a strawberry margarita, place 1 1/2 pounds frozen strawberries; 8 ounces silver, 100 percent agave tequila; 6 ounces simple syrup; 4 ounces freshly squeezed lime juice, about 8 medium limes; 2 ounces triple sec orange liqueur, preferably Luxardo Triplum or Cointreau; and 1/8 teaspoon fine salt into a blender and blend on high until smooth. Add 3 cups ice, pushing it to the bottom, and then blend on high again until smooth. Serve immediately. This recipe makes six drinks.

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