Chorizo: Your New Favorite Tex Mex Brunch Entree

Posted in Family dining, Tex Mex Recipes

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Like avocados, chorizo is one of those Tex-Mex staples that has seemingly surged in popularity in the last few years. Every day, more and more people are trying chorizo for the first time and discovering that they love it, but the dish’s funny-sounding name and interesting texture can lead to confusion—sometimes with hilarious results.

Weekends are Made for Brunchers

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Dear Readers, today’s post must begin with a confession: Mattito’s is an avid supporter of brunch. Eating brunch, making brunch plans, the whole concept of brunch…we love it. But does that news really surprise anyone? After all, it’s very hard for a person to actively dislike brunch. Not when it comes with the following perks, anyway:

August 31 is Eat Outside Day: Ideas for a Tex-Mex Barbecue

Posted in Family dining, Holidays, Summer

It’s summertime. And that means outdoor barbecue. In fact, to commemorate the universally loved outdoor barbecue, August 31st has been named Eat Outside Day. And what better way to eat outside in celebration than with a Tex-Mex barbecue. If you are looking for a few ideas on what dishes to make, read on. Skirt steak fajitas. Whoever invented this dish, …

Why Kids Love Tex-Mex Food

Posted in Family dining, Food and Fun, Tex Mex Recipes

Why do kids love Tex-Mex food? The reason really isn’t very hard to figure out. It’s the taste. Think about it. You have food covered in gooey American cheese. Tomato sauce. Steak and chicken. Refried beans and rice. And zesty spices. All things that kids love. Tex-Mex for dinner? Yay! There are lots of ways to make Tex-Mex that appeals …

5 Rules for Cooking and Serving Tex Mex

Posted in Family dining, Food and Fun

When it comes to cooking and serving Tex Mex dishes, we think you should make sure your sense of humor is working well. Tex Mex dishes are pretty easy to make, fun to serve and great to eat, so prepare yourself – and your tastebuds — for fun! When making fajitas, make sure the grill is hot, hot, hot!!! Fajitas …

The Best Ways to Work More Tex Mex into Your Diet in 2016

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Borrowing from the classic Blue Diamond Almonds television ad of 1986: eat just one more Tex Mex meal a month, that’s all we ask. Truthfully, here at Mattito’s, we’d love it if you’d visited us once a month. If you already do, we’d love it twice as much if you visited one of our locations twice a month! But even …

Master the Art of Tortilla Making

Posted in Family dining, Mexican Food Recipes

If you’ve never treated yourself to eating tortillas warm off the griddle (smother them in butter for best effect), then you’ve deprived yourself of one of life’s greatest simple pleasures. The combination of the chewy tortilla smothered in butter that’s melting nicely due to the warm tortilla is far more comforting than a meal of meatloaf and mashed potatoes and …