Blueberry Slush

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There’s a nice little pull-out guide to 50 summer drinks in the lastest issue of the Food Network’s magazine. (Here’s a link to all 50 of them.) I tried this one for Blueberry Slush. Great for a Memorial Day cookout.

I gotta tell you, though, when I first made this recipe, it was quite the ordeal. First, we had to find the blue curacao. Then we realized we didn’t have tequila. Then we didn’t have enough limes. After a run out to get booze and more limes, my friend came back only with limes… the liquor store had closed. So we substituted vodka. Then the blender exploded all over the counter. When I finally sat down with this drink, I was mighty glad it was very delicious. Recipe, after the jump.

Blueberry Slush. From the Food Network magazine.

4 ounces tequila (or vodka or gin)
2 ounces curacao
1/2 cup blueberries
The juice of 3 limes
1 tablespoon sugar
3 cups ice

Puree (carefully). Drink.

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Liz Johnson is content strategist for The Journal News and lohud.com, and the founding editor of lohudfood, formerly know as Small Bites. As food editor, she won awards from the New York News Publishers Association, the Association of Food Journalists and the Associated Press. She lives in Nyack with her husband and daughter on a tiny suburban lot they call their farm — with fruit trees, an herb garden, and a yardful of lettuce, tomatoes, onions, shallots, cucumbers, zucchini, radishes, cabbage, peppers, Brussels sprouts and carrots and four big blueberry bushes.

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