National Margarita Day falls on the 22nd of February every year and is widely celebrated in America. The day gets its name from a lady called “Margarita Sames” a socialite in the year 1948. Historical account has it that in a party at her cliff-side home in Acapulco Margarita started tried making ‘the drink’. In the view to slash the air of a hot afternoon, she combined Tequila Herradura, Cointreau and fresh lime juice. This amazing cocktail rocked the party up to two weeks and today the Margarita is the most popular cocktail in the U.S. Popular national margarita day cocktails include - Frozen Margarita, Mango Margarita, Strawberry margarita, Cranberry Margaritas and Rhubarb Margarita.
Traditional National Margarita Day Recipes
· Frozen Margarita is among classic Margarita Day recipes that are very popular even today in the United States.
· Mango Margarita is among tropical version Margarita Day recipes containing a rich flavour of mangoes.
· Strawberry margarita is among succulent Margarita Day recipes flavoured with fresh strawberries.
· Cranberry Margaritas is one of the amazing Margarita Day recipes that is extremely tasty and full of cranberry flavour.
· Rhubarb Margarita is among the finest Margarita Day recipes with the richness of rhubarbs making the day really special.
Significance of National Margarita Day Dishes
National Margarita Day is celebrated by fans of this energizing alcoholic drink by trying out innovative Margarita recipes by preparing their own at home or relishing Margarita's at their favourite bar or restaurant.
Modern National Margarita Day Recipes and Variations
Margaritas are prepared most often with tequila, triple sec and lime or lemon juice whilst a lot of variants of the recipe persist. Margaritas and guacamole are a great blend that is incorporated in recipes these days. Guacarita is a modern day margarita that contains tequila, agave nectar, lime juice and cilantro. Other distinctive margarita inclusions are pineapple, cucumbers, cilantro plain syrup and chiles. Nowadays chile peppers are a big hit in Margarita Day drinks.
Ways to Serve Margarita Day drinks
· Margaritas on Margarita day are also commonly served "on the rocks" shaken along with ice in a container and served or blended with ice.
· Margaritas can be flavoured and coloured with liqueurs such as Blue curacao which is the most frequently added ingredient to make the "blue margarita".
· Strawberry margarita cakes, Margarita Pie and layered margarita bites are dishes made from Margarita on the occasion of Margarita day.
National Margarita Day Trivia
On average, Americans have 185,000 Margaritas in one hour.