Your Easter Supper Done Tex Mex Style

Posted in Holidays

If you’re wondering what to cook for Easter dinner, you may decide to go the traditional route and serve a delicious ham (yum!). But why not break from tradition and – especially because you live in Texas – serve an Easter supper that has some Tex Mex/southwestern cuisine roots? For example, the ham. Why not make a ham with a …

Easter Celebrations in Mexico

Posted in Holidays

Easter in Mexico is one of the most important religious holidays of the year; many consider it to be more important than Christmas because Easter is considered such within the Catholic faith. Mexico’s Instituto Nacional de Estadistica y Geographia (INEGI) reports that almost 90 percent of Mexican practice Catholicism. Hence, Easter’s importance within the country. The week leading up to …

Menudo Done Right

Posted in Family dining, History

Have you heard that menudo is, well, disgusting? Not tasty? Just plain ugh!? If so, then you haven’t had menudo done right, because when menudo is cooked and made correctly – OMG! It’s heaven on earth. We kid you not. For the uninitiated, menudo is a traditional Mexican soup made primarily of – are you ready? – a cow stomach …

Spring Break Tex Mex Party Ideas

Posted in Food and Fun, Holidays

There’s little that says Fiesta! louder than a party to herald Spring Break. And there’s little that says Fiesta! louder than a Spring Break party with Tex Mex food. As spring approaches, so do Spring Breakers. Whether you’re heading out of town to go to your favorite Spring Break destination (or leaving town because you live in a favorite Spring …