I love throwing parties. I hate how much work it is to throw a party. So over the years I've picked up a few shortcuts to make the job a little easier. My favorite of which is: pitcher drinks. You can make them the night before, pop them in the fridge, and the next day your guests can drink to their hearts' content while you sit back and relax.
Margaritas for a crowd couldn’t be easier! >> Jump to the recipe You know what your summer is missing? A night with friends filled with fun, laughter, and a big pitcher of margaritas. And I am 100% here for you with the easiest big batch margarita recipe. It all [...]
Best Fresh Margaritas by the Pitcher from Food.com: This is a wonderful recipe for Margaritas on the Rocks by the pitcher-full! It is best to prepare the lime-lemon juice and zests mixture before hand to allow them to meld appropriately -- Cooking time reflects refrigeration time. I discovered this in Cook's Illustrated Magazine -- just in time for summer! I have altered the ingredients to suit my personal taste. Enjoy!
Fresh Lime Margarita | 1½ cups gold tequila ¾ cup Triple Sec ¾ cup fresh lime juice 4 tbsps sugar, divided 8 cups crushed ice 2 tbsps kosher salt | Stir together tequila, Triple Sec, lime juice, 2 tbsps sugar in large pitcher. Stir until sugar is dissolved. Mix salt and remaining 2 tbsps sugar on a small saucer. Rub a lime wedge around rim of glasses, lightly dip glasses into saucer with sugar-salt mixture. Fill glasses with crushed ice. Pour margarita into glasses. Garnish with lime slices.