You may love Tex-Mex food, but if you are diabetic, you have to watch what you eat, particularly keeping an eye on the carbs and fats.
Tacos vs. Hamburgers: Which is Better for You?
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?
There’s nothing like something sweet to finish off a good meal or happy hour snack. Whether you have a sweet tooth or not, one glance at the Postre (dessert) section of Mattito’s menu will have your mouth watering. Though each dessert has a special place in our hearts (and stomachs!) there’s one that truly takes the cake – pun intended. …
Typical Foods Served During the Christmas Season in Mexico
The holiday travel season is fast approaching. For kicks, let’s say you’re headed south of the border this season and will be spending time in Mexico over the holiday break. Let’s also assume that you’ll be foregoing a formal hotel stay and opting for short-term stint with a Mexican family. We’re sure you want to come prepared to celebrate all …
New Year, New Happy Hour
It’s officially a new year, folks! Whether your 2017 was great, mediocre, or a total mess, you made it through, so congratulations on that! January is nearly always a period of soul-searching, goal-setting, and just overall starting anew. It’s a time for celebration and a time for resolving to make the most of the next 12 months.
Cooking with Cast Iron: a Tex-Mex Chef’s Secret Weapon
Picture this: you’re at your favorite Tex-Mex restaurant, trying to figure out what you want to eat…and suddenly, a server walks by with a plate of sizzling, perfectly grilled fajitas. The sound and scent create a veritable siren song that grabs your attention and refuses to let go.
Different Kinds of Cheeses Used in Tex-Mex Cooking
One of the major differences between authentic Mexican food and Tex-Mex food is the presence of cheese. Americans love cheese—and we really love to add a lot of it to our Tex-Mex food! But there are many, many varieties of cheese in this world. If you’re reading the menu at a Tex-Mex restaurant and an entrée is said to come …
Tex-Mex vs Cal-Mex Food
Just as Tex-Mex food is traditional Mexican fare with a Texas twist, Cal-Mex food is traditional Mexican fare with a California twist. Simple, right?
The Best Way to Work Tex-Mex into Your Children’s Diets
The title may be a little misleading. After all, getting your kids to eat Tex-Mex is hardly work at all! What kid doesn’t love all that gooey cheese, beef, pork, chicken, beans, and salsa? Tex-Mex was practically made for kids.
Why Tex-Mex Food is Good for Your Love Life
Valentine’s Day is just couple of weeks away! It’s a day for lovers – and for lovers of Tex-Mex food. There is no better place to go on Valentine’s Day than a Tex-Mex restaurant, no better thing to do at home than make a Tex Mex meal with your sweetheart.
5 Signs You’re Ready for a Tex-Mex Christmas
The holidays are here, and if you are a Tex-Mex lover, you are looking forward to some good Tex-Mex food over the holidays. All of us have our own favorite Tex-Mex holiday dishes. But when the weather turns cold, it’s nice to sit down to a meal of something warm and spicy.
Getting Ready for the Holidays: A Mexican Christmas Salad
In Mexico, Christmas is celebrated from December 12 to January 6. From December 16 to Christmas Eve, children take part in what is called a Posada procession. Posada means inn or lodging in Spanish. There are nine of these processions. They are meant to celebrate the search of Joseph and Mary for a place to stay. During this time, the …