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...]

The Perfect Recipe for Mexican Sangria

Is there a better way to enjoy a warm summer day than having a glass of sangria? Probably not. [Read more...]

How to Make Churros

There is dispute over the history of where the churro originated. Some believe that it came from the Spanish shepherds because they had no access to bakeries, others believe that it was Portuguese sailors that brought them back after a trip to China. Despite this inconsistency in its history, this sweet and crunchy pastry spread to Latin American and North America and has become a traditional Mexican pastry for everyone to enjoy. [Read more...]

What are Pepitas?

When perusing the grocery store’s nut aisle, you may have come across a tasty looking product called “pepitas”. These green seeds look different than all of the other nuts on the shelf. [Read more...]

Mexican Food in America: How the U.S. Came to Love Mexican Cuisine

It’s difficult to visit an American fare restaurant without seeing nachos, tacos, or quesadillas on the menu these days. The United States is a melting pot of various cultures, and assimilating Mexican cuisine into our daily eating habits is no exception. In fact, salsa has become the number one condiment nationwide, surpassing ketchup and mayo, seemingly the most American of all of the condiments. And tortillas have now been outselling hot dog buns since 2010. [Read more...]

How to Host a First-Rate Mexican Fiesta

Do you have a hankering to throw your own Mexican Fiesta in honor of Cinco de Mayo, or perhaps just to celebrate the vibrancy of springtime? [Read more...]

3 Margarita Recipes (and a Cupcake) to Try This Easter

Easter is a holiday that is celebrated by many in the United States. It is also celebrated in Mexico, where there is an entire week dedicated to the holiday. We are pretty sure that during this week, there may be a margarita or two being enjoyed. In honor of this holiday, we decided to put a little Easter twist on these classic Mexican drinks. [Read more...]

Top 7 Best Nacho Recipes

Nachos are a staple of any Mexican restaurant and a real crowd-pleaser for any social gathering. [Read more...]