Dinner + Mezcal: Karina Rivera

Boozy paletas? We're in. Watch Karina Rivera make her twist on a Mexican favorite.

Chef Karina is a Food Network baking champ finalist and founder of Women Chefs 305, which promotes equality and empowerment for women in the F&B industry in Miami.

To make either of Karina's Ilegal Mezcal paletas at home, round up this shopping list:

Mango and mezcal paleta:
1 cup mango puree
1 chile de árbol
1 1/2 tbsp invert sugar or agave syrup
1 ea lime juice
1 shot Ilegal Mezcal
Spicy sal de gusano or chili powder

Horchata and mezcal paleta
125 g soaked rice
1 1/2 tbsp cinnamon powder
1 1/2 tbsp vanilla extract
1 lt water
150 g condensed milk
150 g evaporated milk
1 shot Ilegal Mezcal