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...]

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...]

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...]

Chiles en Nogada Recipe

Mexico’s biggest holiday, El Grito de la Independencia, occurs on September 16th. [Read more...]

How to Make Enchilada Sauce

The difference between a good enchilada and a mediocre one is in the sauce. [Read more...]

Essential Ingredients in Traditional Mexican Food

Authentic Mexican cuisine is easy to enjoy. Perhaps the ingredients used in traditional Mexican food dishes are what make this style of cooking so loved, by so many. [Read more...]

Best Mexican Cookbooks for Your Kitchen

With the plethora of Mexican cookbooks available, it can be a real challenge to choose which fall into the category of “best Mexican cookbooks.” [Read more...]

How to Make a Margarita

Few things finish off a week better than a nice margarita. [Read more...]