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Happy Cinco de Mayo! If you haven’t tried the Jalapeño Cucumber Margarita at Las Casuelas Nuevas in Rancho Mirage, you’re missing out! You can also try your hand at making the delicious drink at home:

Jalapeño Cucumber Margarita

1.5 oz       Partida Tequila Silver
0.5 oz      Grand Marnier
0.5 oz      agave nectar
1 oz          fresh squeezed lime juice
2 slices    fresh jalapeño
2 slices    fresh cucumber
margarita salt

Muddle one slice of jalapeño and one slice of cucumber, then shake with fresh lime juice, agave nectar, tequila and Grand Marnier. Serve over ice with a salted rim and jalapeño and cucumber garnish.

Photo by Nichole Gawalis for Palm Springs Style magazine

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