Monthly Archives: July 2018

Mistakes you’re making buying, ordering, and drinking tequila — and how to do it the Mexican way


July 24 is National Tequila Day.
However, tequila has a bad reputation.
While artisan gins and spiced rums are now hugely popular, the evolution of tequila outside Mexico has lagged behind in comparison.
But the premium tequila movement is gaining traction.
Business Insider spoke to Chris Hare, brand manager of premium tequila brand Cazcabel.
Hare shared his tips with Business Insider on how to enjoy it the Mexican way.

Tequila has a bad reputation. The spirit is too often shot on a sticky dance floor at the end of the night — and it’s rarely a refined affair.

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How to break your plastic, foil and paper addiction in the kitchen

I’m a plastic addict. I fill gallon-size zip-top freezer bags with tomato sauce bound for the freezer and snack-size bags with cashews bound for my purse. I stretch plastic wrap over a Key lime pie I plan to nibble on later. My husband, meanwhile, seems to pull off several feet of aluminum foil just to wrap a sliver of lime. I find these treasures littering the back of the refrigerator, looking like crumpled silver cat toys, and wonder why it was necessary to enshroud this bite of food instead of just, you know, eating it. I have also stumbled upon plastic sandwich bags filled with some slimy remnant I had tucked into the vegetable crisper months earlier, a bit of onion or half a blood orange I had meant to use.

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