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SubLIME Tequilas

Some people may cringe when they hear “tequila!” shouted. Most likely they over-served themselves with tequila, salt, and lime, a true sign of a novice. Many moons ago, a wise lady explained to me the truth about tequila. Think about the day in chemistry class when you were given a test tube, you added sodium (NA-salt), lime (acid) and then alcohol; think Molotov Cocktail in your belly! Oooooff!

Tequila, however, can be enjoyed in moderation.

Tequila comes in many different versions, offering different flavor profiles that can be paired with or without food. From a handcrafted tequila to a vintage select tequila, you can expect to spend anywhere from $32.00 to $500.00 plus for a bottle.

Tequila is made from the distillation of blue agave plant juice.

Pure tequila, made solely from the agave plant, begins its life in fermentation vessels. Mixto tequila (tequila that is not 100% agave) must first be mixed with sugar or molasses before fermentation begins. Then, depending on the subsequent process, the tequila will become one of the following five types.

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After 18 years working in the food and beverage industries of Chicago and San Francisco, Angela and Carolyn started a private chef and catering company, Life’s a Feast, in the tri-state area. They embrace their passion of cooking, entertaining, and creating one-of-a-kind experiences for their clients. Carolyn and Angela now share their passion with viewers on their cable show Life’s a Feast, available on Mediacom and their YouTube channel, Life’s a Feast LLC. Both share their expertise on food and wine on our website, their website, as well as their Facebook page. Recipes and photos are the copyrighted and intellectual property of Life’s a Feast, LLC.


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