6 Real Mexican Foods You Should Know

Let’s banish all images of Mexican food from your head and start over. Forget every taco you have ever eaten or any quesadilla that has ever touched your lips. We’re talking about real Mexican.
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Cactus and Corn Salsa?

You probably never imagined you would be craving cactus. But after trying this delicious salsa, you will have a new appreciation for the prickly plant! Although the fruit in the following recipe is paddle shaped, it is known in the United States as the prickly pear. This cactus salsa captures the southwestern flavor in a unique way.

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One of the Most Heartwarming Mexican Soup Recipes

No Mexican meal is truly complete without soup.

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4 Healthy Mexican Food Alternatives for a Happy Belly

Sometimes, what tastes better isn’t so good for your waistline. But sometimes, it actually is! This article covers a few healthy Mexican meals and alternatives that will help you stick to your New Year’s Resolution, without losing hope somewhere around Day 7. [Read more…]

What are Street Tacos?

For many Americans, when one thinks of the word “tacos”, they think of the crunchy hard corn shells, and when they hear the word “soft taco” they think of large fluffy flour tortillas wrapped around a variation of beans, cheese, veggies, and meat. But the street taco defies such expectations. These are the smaller, more agile tacos that are adapted to life on the street and make up for their small size with greater flavor and numbers. [Read more…]

The Anatomy of the Perfect Margarita

Royally claiming the crown as one of the most popular drinks in the world, the Margarita is a classic worthy of praise. While its basic template of tequila, orange liqueur and lime juice calls for simplicity, it is open to suggestion and has played the role as the foundation to many complex concoctions. [Read more…]

Avocado Margarita Recipe

Do you like avocados so much that you wish you could drink them? Do you like trying new recipes to make margaritas? [Read more…]

Not Your Ordinary Burrito Recipes

Most people are familiar with typical Mexican burritos. They usually contain some type of meat, beans, rice, and cheese among other popular toppings. But, have you ever wondered what else you can put into a burrito? The answer to that question is pretty much anything. The following are definitely not your ordinary burrito recipes, but they are just as (or maybe even more!) delicious. [Read more…]

The History of Tacos

The taco is a staple in Mexican food. It might be surprising to know that they haven’t been popular for that long of a time. There is not exact history of where and when they came about. However, historian, Jeffrey M. Pilcher, professor of history at the University of Minnesota, has traveled around the world researching Mexican food. He has a few ideas about the history of tacos, and you may be surprised to read his conclusions.

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How to Make Pico de Gallo

Nothing tantalizes the taste buds quite like freshly grown produce. The warm temperatures during July, August, and September make it the perfect climate for fruits and vegetables to grow. This time of year the produce is significantly more fresh, which makes cooking with it even better. If you’re looking for a simple, yet delicious treat to make with your garden-fresh food, then pico de gallo is the perfect dish.  [Read more…]