Chiles and cumin combine here to create the olfactory essence of the Border.
The balanced heat in this cider comes from a perfect combination of habaneros, jalapeños and most importantly Hatch chiles…
Chiles and cumin combine here to create the olfactory essence of the Border. Most any type of small chile pepper that you can get in the bottle will work. Be sure to taste it often and remove the chiles when it reaches the desired heat–the longer the chiles are left in, the hotter the liquor will get!
Variation: For a milder margarita with the flavor of jalapeños but not the heat, substitute New Mexico Jalapeño Wine for the fiery tequila.
A lighter alternative than vodka-based Bloody Mary mixes!
In most areas you can find beautiful strawberries year round. Use a good quality champagne as the flavor really infuses the strawberries. Serve a glass of champagne with the dessert for a truly decadent finale to dinner.
Dr. BBQ has long been a contributor to Fiery Foods & BBQ Central. Not only has he given us tons of barbecue and grilling recipes over the years, he’s also given us his share of drinks, like this spicy cranberry cocktail.