Little Known Facts About the Alamo

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As the summer travel season approaches, many Texas visitors and even Texas residents may make their way to San Antonio and visit the Alamo, the site of a 13-day siege on the Alamo Mission (the Battle of the Alamo) in April and March 1836 by Mexican President General Antonio López de Santa Anna and his troops. All Texas defenders of …

Healthier Mexican Food Ideas

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As “bathing suit season” approaches (the summer months, when most of us will be heading to the pool or Gulf Coast at least once during the season), many people will be thinking about losing a few pounds here and there.   A taco filled with fresh ingredients and lean meat or fish can be a very healthy and figure-friendly meal. …

Delicious Mexican Desserts

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If you’ve ever enjoyed flan or another traditional Mexican dessert, you undoubtedly noticed that it’s not as super-sweet as more American-style desserts. What’s more, most traditional Mexican desserts, like flan, are a pudding, custard or a dish of sweet, cooked fruit. Flan, a very popular Mexican dessert. Dessert in Mexico was traditionally served as the last course of the main …

Celebrating Cinco de Mayo in Texas

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Texas has historically close ties to Mexico so it’s natural that Cinco de Mayo celebrations in the Lonestar State celebrates this popular holiday commemorating Mexico’s military victory over France at the Battle of Puebla during the Franco-Mexican War in 1861-1867. It’s a relatively minor holiday in Mexico, but it’s become a whopping excuse for celebration in the U.S., particularly in …