We're not getting into the margarita recipe debate. It's clear everyone has their favorite. But whether you're an aficionado or neophyte, one thing is clear, fresh lime juice is a must. Bottled mixes are full of high-fructose corn syrup and artificial flavors that mask the delicate taste of the tequila (you're using 100% agave, right?). If you don't want your marg to taste like funky Kool-Aid, take some time to squeeze a few limes. This citrus juicer from Williams-Sonoma ($20) won us over because of its efficiency and practical design.
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