The vibrant, ruby red blood orange tastes as bold as it looks. It has a less acidic, more rounded flavor than the traditional navel orange, with sweet-tart notes of juicy citrus and summer berries. Using freshly-squeezed blood orange juice in a Margarita instantly brightens the drink by adding an invigorating burst of fruitiness to the classic cocktail. Blood oranges are actually in season in the dead of winter, and they’re packed with antioxidants, giving you more than enough reasons to make the the Blood Orange Marg your new gray weather pick-me-up whenever you need a little liquid sunshine.
Blood Orange Margarita
Though the Margarita gets a lot of the credit, the Paloma may well be the best use of tequila in a cocktail. Typically made with Squirt, a grapefruit soda the United States sent south of the border, the drink has overtaken the Margarita as the preferred agave cocktail in Mexico. While Squirt is traditional, other grapefruit sodas like Fresca or...