November 2, 2011

Celebrate Mexico’s Day of the Dead!

Día de los Muertos, more commonly known as Day of the Dead in the United States, is a holiday celebrated on November 1st and 2nd. Keep reading to learn the tradition of Day of the Dead, as well as some fantastic recipes you can make to commemorate this holiday! Read the rest of this entry »

May 4, 2011

How to Make Pico de Gallo + 6 Tasty Salsa Recipes!

If you’ve eaten Mexican food before, you’ve probably tried pico de gallo at least once or twice.  Pico de gallo literally translates to “rooster’s beak” and is a mixture of tomatoes, onions, peppers, cilantro, and few other ingredients.  You can use it in tacos, burritos, or just as a dip for chips.  Whatever way you use it, though, pico de gallo is an essential side dish for Cinco de Mayo. Learn how to make it after the jump, plus we’ll share 6 tasty salsa recipes for this fun Mexican holiday. Read the rest of this entry »

May 3, 2011

Loving (and Hating!) Tequila and Guacamole

Just because I’m not Mexican doesn’t mean I can’t celebrate Cinco de Mayo! This fun-filled holiday is only two days away, and I still don’t know what I’m going to be doing. My gut is telling me to go out for some tequila, but my brain is telling me to stay home and just chow down on some guacamole. I wonder which will win out?

I have a love/hate relationship with both tequila and guacamole. Find out why after the jump!

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March 8, 2011

How to Make a Classic Mexican Margarita

Every other Tuesday, I join a couple girlfriends for margaritas so we can catch up and enjoy the delicious, fruity drinks. Granted, margaritas may be pretty fattening, but every once in a while, they’re exactly what we need.

We were supposed to go out tonight, but unfortunately, we’re all pretty busy this week. I guess Margarita Night will have to be postponed. But in the meantime, I’m going to tell you how to make a restaurant-style margarita at home!
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