Tacos vs. Hamburgers: Which is Better for You?

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There’s no denying it. Americans love both hamburgers and tacos. Like, alot. So much so that one could almost rephrase the old saying “American as apple pie,” to “American as hamburgers and tacos” without ever missing a beat. In fact, HuffingtonPost.com reported in July 2013 (from information gathered from PBS.org in 2012) that Americans eat almost 50 billion (yes, BILLION) …

Why is Flan so Popular in Mexico?

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If you have a sweet tooth and decide to have some dessert after your meal here at Mattito’s or while hanging out during happy hour, you’ll notice that one of our desserts (our desserts are under Postres on our menu) is flan. Flan is a type of egg custard that came to Latin America via Spain. You know the one. …

All About Salsa (the Condiment, Not the Style of Dance!)

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Today’s post is all about salsa! Alright, before anyone starts thinking of swinging hips, upbeat music, and sparkly outfits, let’s clarify we’re not talking about the competitive dance style known as salsa. Instead, we’ll be discussing the condiment that’s frequently served alongside tortilla chips.

Ideas for a Backyard Graduation Fiesta

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May and June will soon be upon us, and for many students, this means only one thing: graduation! After putting in years of work at high school, college, or some other educational institution, it will be time to look back on your accomplishments and celebrate how far you’ve come. And nothing quite says “celebration” like a Tex-Mex themed party with …

How to Get Spring Break Ready with Tex-Mex

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Spring has sprung, and that means that Spring Break is right around the corner. While many folks will be heading out of town for some well-deserved rest and relaxation, others will be enjoying a “staycation” right here in the DFW metroplex. Staying at home doesn’t necessarily mean that you can’t have fun with friends and family, though—especially if you host …

Which is Healthier? Margarita on the Rocks, Frozen Sangria Swirl, or Beer?

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Alright, cards on the table: how many folks made a new year’s resolution to “be healthier” in 2018? We’re willing to bet at least some of our readers made such a pledge on January 1st. To be fair, it’s not a bad goal—it’s just a bit vague. For example, when you say you want to be healthier, do you mean …

How to Take your Quesadillas to The Next Level

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As far as Tex-Mex favorites go, it doesn’t get much simpler than the humble quesadilla. In its most basic form, this dish consists of only two ingredients: two tortillas (or one tortilla folded in half) and a handful of shredded cheese. Melt the cheese inside the tortilla, cut it into wedges if you’d like, and that’s it. They’re warm, they’re …

Avoiding "Avocado hand": avocados and Kitchen Safety

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Folks, it’s high time that we discuss a health hazard that’s currently plaguing our country. We typically try to keep things light-hearted on this blog, but we cannot remain silent any longer. As uncomfortable as it may be to talk about, we must acknowledge the dreaded…Avocado Hand.

The Best Cities to Dine Tex-Mex

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For many people, one of the best parts of traveling is getting to try new restaurants and eateries that they just don’t have “back home.” And when you’re traveling through Texas specifically, one thing is certain: great Tex-Mex food is never too hard to find.