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Like all of you, I can't wait for the premier of Mad Men tonight! In case you REALLY can't wait, why don't you follow your favorite character on twitter, catch up with the Drapers on their blog, make a drink Don would be proud of, or turn yourself into one!
Based on Tim Love's Jalapeno Cucumber Margarita
Lonesome Dove, Fort Worth, Texas
8 1/8-inch slices of jalapeno
8 1/8-inch slices of cucumber
2 packets of Splenda (he uses real sugar)
8 oz. Cointreau
10 oz. Patron Silver tequila
Juice from 2 limes
4 lime wedges
Large ice cubes
Using a mortar and pestle, grind 4 slices jalepeno, 4 slices cucumber into 1/4 cup sugar. Pour mixture into a shaker. Add tequila, Cointreau and lime juice. Fill shaker with ice and shake heavily. Rub rim of 4 highball glasses with lime wedges and coat with salt. Fill with ice. Give the shaker one more shake and strain contents into each glass. Garnish with jalapeno and cucumber slices.
Image and recipe found on forbes.com