Tequila Mockingbird (Spicy Margarita)

The book this week is Furious Hours: Murder, Fraud, and the Last Trial of Harper Lee by Casey Cep. The drink for this episode is a homage to Harper Lee's To Kill a Mockingbird. (My guest Kathy Hoekstra enjoyed a glass of red blend by Paraduxx.


1 1/2 ounces tequila

1/2 ounce triple sec

1/2 ounce jalapeno simple syrup

1 lime juiced

Garnish: salted rim if desired

Shake all ingredients with ice and serve over ice.