Q: Is Thai basil better than regular basil in this cocktail?
A: As sure as shit.
Q: You are such a purist regarding cocktails and cooking. Aren't frozen margaritas for sinners and blasphemers?
A: You bet your ass they are.
A: This is God's work. Or maybe science. Red + green = brown. That's the deal.
Q: But it's not watermelon season yet.
A: It is somewhere, punk.
Q: Did you use a straw to drink this, like a wittle girl?
A: You betcha.
Q: What was in it?
A: 1.5 ounces fresh lime juice, 1 ounce Cointreau, 1/2 cup cut-up watermelon, 5 Thai basil leaves, 3 ounces Sauza silver, ice.
Q: Where can I get the Thai basil?
A: Terri Lee grocer in Maywood. Kung Fu Food Market in River Edge. Other Asian markets I'd think.
Q: Mine is watery.
A: You didn't use enough ice. Or, eat more fiber.
Q: Should I garnish this with a Thai basil leaf?
A: This is an excellent idea.
Q: Can I put some chopped jalapeño in this, for some spicy heat?
A: This is another excellent idea.
Q: Can I use bottled lime juice in this?
A: Don't be an asshole.
Q: I have a bottle of Jose Cuervo Gold left over from college. I'll just use that.
A: I'll just make fun you.