May 11, 2011

10 Fruit and Vegetable Staples of Mexican Cuisine

There’s corn in most tortillas, tomato in most salsas and avocado in almost every guacamole recipe. Those are just a couple of the popular fruits and veggies of Mexico. Can you guess what the other seven are? Keep reading and we’ll share the secret with you!
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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 »

April 8, 2011

March Madness Champion: Strawberry!

Congratulations to STRAWBERRY, the winner of this year’s March Produce Madness! The fun ingredient had a tough road to the top, but managed to pull off the ultimate victory!

Thanks to everyone that voted in this year’s Battle of the Seasonal Ingredients! We hope you had as much fun as we did!

To celebrate the winner, we’ve got our top 10 strawberry recipes after the jump!

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April 6, 2011

March Madness Championship! (1) Strawberry vs. (2) Tomato

It all comes down to this! The delicious spring strawberry takes on the tasty summer tomato. Voting will be open all week, so everyone who wants to vote will get their chance. Make sure your voice is heard! The end of March Produce Madness is coming!

*The poll will be open until Friday, April 8 at 8:00 AM CST.

Need more information before you cast your vote? Check out our best strawberry and tomato recipes below!
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