Mexican Holiday Customs to Delight Your Family

Posted in Holidays

Let’s be honest here: some Christmas holiday “traditions” get a bit old after awhile. The opening presents at the crack of dawn on Christmas morning. The shopping – oh, the endless shopping! – from October until December 24 just to get the “perfect” gift.  The fruitcake, the eggnog, the candy canes, the chocolate (well, the chocolate we like), and on, …

Forget Beef: Think Beans and Rice in Your Burrito

Posted in Healthy Eating, Mexican Food Recipes, Tex Mex Recipes

When you think of your favorite Tex Mex burrito, is it always filled with beef? Or at least chicken or fish? Take a walk on the burrito historic side and try one with rice and beans instead. Placing beef in Mexican foods is something of a United States “invention,” because folks in Mexico first pretty much used beef as a …

How to Find the Best Tex Mex Food in Your Town

Posted in Food and Fun

When it comes to Tex Mex food, aficionados know a great restaurant when they taste its food. But if you’re not someone “in the know” when it comes to great Tex Mex cuisine, how can you know when a restaurant is tops at preparing these delicious dishes. To help you, we’ve put together a short “cheat sheet” of sorts to help …

Don’t Be a Wimp: How to Start Enjoying Hot Tex Mex Dishes

Posted in Food and Fun

Many people who love Tex Mex cuisine love it good and hot. As in, spicy hot. But many of us who love Tex Mex food don’t like our dishes spicy. We like it hot, of course, but spicy? NO!!! Yet when we look at our friends and family members who pile on the chili peppers and the hot sauce – …