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Think outside the store-bought margarita mix with one of these tequila-based cocktails from the Recipe Finder.

Rhubarb Margaritas, pictured above. A sweet-tart rhubarb syrup provides the base for this bright drink.

El Diablo. Tart from lime, spicy from ginger beer.


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Tamarita, above left. Tamarind and tequila go very well together; this combo uses smooth tamarind-date chutney.

E-Z Paloma, above right. A simple mix of tequila and grapefruit soda.


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Tamarind Margarita, above left. This frozen drink uses tamarind in its concentrated form.

Margarita, above right. Tequila, triple sec and lime juice. Classic.


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Chilly Chile Paloma. A frozen version that employs grapefruit juice rather than soda.