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Baja's Wine Country by Greg Henry for The Boys Club

A Trip to Baja’s Wine Country: Valle de Guadalupe

November 22, 2013 | 12 Comments

Valle de Guadalupe in North Central Baja is known for three things: the burgeoning wine scene, the incredibly good food, and the spectacularly bad roads. I recently decided to brave the latter in order to...

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The Apple Barrel

October 21, 2013 | 0 Comments

Why just have an apple when you can have an Apple Barrel Cocktail? As the harbinger of autumn, apples also bring indoor coziness with a dash of cinnamon, cloves, and/or cardamom. I recall the few...

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Watermelon Green Chile Margarita

July 8, 2013 | 7 Comments

“Life moves pretty fast. If you don’t stop and look around once in a while, you could miss it.” – Ferris Bueller in Ferris Bueller’s Day Off Life does move pretty fast, doesn’t it? Whether...

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The Story: “Watch your step,” my partner Ken says to me as we walk from the car onto the cliffs lining California’s iconic Highway 1, a gorgeous though sometimes treacherous stretch of asphalt running right...

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Ginger Pineapple Margarita

May 2, 2013 | 4 Comments

Margaritas, anyone? This is a multiple-choice cocktail in which all possibilities seem to be appealing. The type of tequila, the fruit flavors, the ice, and whether it’s salted or not is all up to you....

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How to Buy a Good Bottle of Tequila

May 1, 2013 | 2 Comments

Since the perfect margarita recipe is essential knowledge at this time of year, I think it’s a great idea to take a step back and think about the assortment of tequila bottles on the liquor...

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Smokin’ Hot

April 4, 2013 | 1 Comments

Even if it’s still snowy and chilly in many parts of the country, spring is upon us. So, besides a little seasonal cleaning, what else can we do to freshen up after winter’s extended stay?...

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Prickly Pear Mezcal Mule

November 29, 2012 | 17 Comments

Here in Texas, we’ve huddled around the traditional margarita for far too long. Though we try again and again to set the bar higher with each variation, in most cases, we can’t escape the pre-mixed aftertaste that...

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The Apple Orchard Martini

October 18, 2012 | 13 Comments

It recently struck me, as I took a breath of crisp fall air, that I could never live in a place that didn’t have defined seasons. Now, mind you, my Virgo traits don’t always mesh...

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El Diablo

September 5, 2012 | 25 Comments

Tequila is my preferred drink of choice.  Yup, there it is.  That look telling me you think I’m insane.  What, too many crazy nights in college followed by quality time in front of the porcelain god?  Did you vow...

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