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3 DIY Flavored Salts to Upgrade Your Margarita

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For many, the salted rim on a Margarita is sacred. But just like a Margarita, which can be made spicy, fruity or herbaceous, that crystalline coating is ripe for remixing. Whether you’re in the mood for something zesty, fruity or fresh, these DIY flavored salts are easy to make at home and will take your Margarita to new levels of salty-sweet greatness. Each recipe makes enough salt to rim 4-6 cocktails.

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Mixed with salt, everyone’s favorite spicy-sweet chile sauce gives a tangy Margarita a punchy, lip-tingling kick. Diehard hot heads should pair this with a jalapeño-infused version of the cocktail.

The Essentials

Sea salt
Sriracha
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This citrusy, herbal blend will turn your Margarita into a springtime garden party in your mouth. It makes the drink especially food friendly, so whip up a few for your next #TacoTuesday.

The Essentials

Sea salt
Rosemary
Lemon zest
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This smoky salt is for barbecue lovers only. Sweet blueberries and a touch of Liquid Smoke turn sea salt into a flame-broiled garnish worthy of epic cookouts and marathon pork roasts.

The Essentials

Sea salt
freeze dried blueberries

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