Margaritas by the Gallon: 6 cups tequila (you’ll need to buy two fifths for this) 2½ cups triple sec (just buy one fifth) 2½ cups fresh lime juice 2½ cups fresh lemon juice 2 cups simple syrup **Mix ingredients together in gallon container. Don’t forget to refrigerate! When ready to serve, pour mixture into a 16-ounce glass filled with ice. Salted rim is optional. Makes 21 margaritas.
Strawberry Basil Margaritas 1 can (12 ounces) frozen limeade concentrate 10 strawberries 8 basil leaves 2 to 2 1/2 cups tequila (gold or silver) Empty the limeade concentrate into a pitcher. Add 2 1/2 cans of water and 1 1/2 (18 ounces, or 2 1/4 cups) cans of tequila (or a bit less, if you don't want your drinks to be quite as strong). Hull the strawberries, slice lengthwise, and add to the pitcher. Add hand crumpled basil to the pitcher. Refrigerate 4 hrs