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I know tequila has had a bad rep for a long time. Too many have fallen victim to poor judgement and a lack of impulse control, all resulting in a number of regrettable tattoos, quickie annulments and a psychologically damaged farm animal or three. Don't blame the messenger -- tequila's just trying to show someone a good time, not cause an uproar of social graces. It's not only delicious when paired with food like a good wine, it's not a bad thing to cook with. I've used it in marinades, as it adds a nice bit of sweetness to flank steak if you're grilling it up for fajitas. Simmering it a cheddar fondue, swapping out wine with the agave nectar of the gods, seemed a fitting experiment to try, to much tasty results.
So if you're wanting a little more kick to your melted cheese dip, give it a try. Get your free PDF copy of the latest issue of Drink Me here on their website. By the way, the liquor gets burned off, so if a 1970s-terrific fondue party results in any Key Parties, don't hold tequila to blame for that one!