Food·Jul 24, 201429 Genius Ways To Consume More TequilaJuly 24 is National Tequila Day, and you really shouldn't celebrate on an empty stomach.by Christine ByrneBuzzFeed StaffFacebookPinterestTwitterMailLink 1. Tequila-Soaked Watermelon Wedges marthastewart.com Before there were XXL Watermelon Jell-O Shots, there were simple, delicoius watermelon wedges soaked in booze. Recipe here. 2. Tequila-Battered Onion Rings With Honey-Lime Yogurt Sauce lifeasastrawberry.com I'll die happy knowing that these are out there somewhere. Recipe here. 3. Mexican Hot Chocolate with Tequila and Cayenne Pepper creative-culinary.com Recipe here. 4. Grilled Corn with Tequila-Lime Butter themilkmanswife.wordpress.com I know this is nothing remarkable, it just makes me so damn happy. Recipe here. 5. Ocean Margarita Jelly Shots tablespoon.com That's British for "Jell-O Shots," in case you were confused. Recipe here. 6. Coconut Lime Mahi Mahi Tacos with Tequila-Soaked Watermelon Salsa halfbakedharvest.com Recipe here. 7. Tequila-Glazed Grilled Chicken Thighs thismamacooks.com Recipe here. 8. Margarita Cupcakes with Tequila Glaze and Lime Frosting lovefromtheoven.com Who says you can't have your cake and drink it, too? Recipe here. 9. Paloma bsinthekitchen.com The margarita's grapefruit-flavored cousin. Recipe here. 10. Tequila Bars foodnetwork.com Recipe here. 11. Tequila Lime Coconut Fudge thesweetchick.com Recipe here. 12. Margarita Meltaways buttercreamblondie.com I can't vouch for how effective these cookies are as a chaser, but I can tell you that they are delicious on their own. Recipe here. 13. Tequila Lime Flank Steak Fajita Salad with Chili Lime Vinaigrette howsweeteats.com Recipe here. 14. Chocolate Margarita tastykitchen.com Not sure why this is called a margarita, since it's essentially a White Russian with tequila instead of vodka, plus chocolate syrup and a crushed Oreo rim, but I'm not one to hold a grudge against booze or chocolate. Recipe here. 15. 10-MInute Tequila Lime Shrimp foodwinethyme.com If you like shrimp, you have no excuse not to make this for dinner tonight. Recipe here. 16. Strawberry Margarita Jell-O Shots buzzfeed.com Believe it or not, the combination of fresh strawberries, Jell-O, and booze is wonderfully reminiscent of a Fruit Gusher. Recipe here. 17. Coco Piña Margarita blog.hostthetoast.com Two perfect summer cocktails in one. Recipe here. 18. Queso Fundido al Tequila Frances Janisch / foodandwine.com Because no celebration is complete without some kind of scoop-able cheese. Recipe here. 19. Margarita Cookies with Salty-Sweet Tequila Glaze lovefromtheoven.com Recipe here. 20. Tipsy Grapefruit Salad tastingtable.com Eating five servings of fruits and vegetables a day is easy when those fruits and vegetables are drunk. Recipe here. 21. Avocado Chili Brownies topped with Avocado Tequila Ice Cream muybuenocookbook.com Recipe here. 22. Tequila Lime Chicken Sandwiches with Guacamole and Chipotle Mayo blog.hostthetoast.com This is the responsible way to have booze for dinner. Recipe here. 23. Jalapeño Tequila Lime Hot Sauce tastykitchen.com Recipe here. 24. Slow Cooker Tequila Lime Chili sweetpeaskitchen.com Who knew tequila could be so... cozy. Recipe here. 25. Tomato and Tequila marthastewart.com Sort of like a Bloody Maria, but lighter and with more of a kick. Recipe here. 26. Tri-Tip Steak with Tequila Marinade theparsleythief.com Recipe here. 27. Smoked Chocolate and Tequila Ice Cream kitchenkonfidence.com Recipe here. 28. Spicy Drunken Salsa kitchenkonfidence.com This one's got tequila and Negra Modelo, for double the fun. Recipe here. 29. Cheese Fondue with Chipotle and Tequila foodandstyle.com All good things. Recipe here.