Why Tex-Mex Food is Good for Your Love Life

Posted in Holidays, Mexican Food Recipes

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

Posted in Food and Fun, Holidays

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

Posted in Holidays, Mexican Food Recipes, Tex Mex Recipes

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 …

3 Highly Annoying Habits of Lovers of Tex-Mex

Posted in Food and Fun

We begin with a little story. Al lives in Michigan. He was born and raised there. He likes Mexican food, but he eats it just now and then. He likes Mexican just as he likes many other kinds of food. A little further south we have Al’s good friend Ted, whom Al has known since college. Ted lives in Dallas. …

October 14 is National Dessert Day: A Fried Ice Cream Recipe

Posted in Mexican Food Recipes, Summer, Tex Mex Recipes

Ice cream itself is believed to have been invented in China several thousand years ago. But fried ice cream has much more recent beginnings. Fried ice cream is generally made by breading a scoop of ice cream and then deep frying it very quickly. The result is a nice warm shell on the outside and the cold taste of the …

4 Fun Facts You Never Knew About Tex-Mex Food

Posted in Food and Fun, History

Like many great cuisines, Tex-Mex has an interesting history. There are many facts about Tex-Mex food that may surprise you because, like most things, Tex -Mex and the way it has been prepared has changed over many years. Here are a few interesting, fun facts about Tex-Mex that you may not know.

Unleash Your Inner Tex Mex

Posted in Food and Fun

Tex-Mex cooking comes from a rich Spanish and Native American tradition. Before Texas became part of the United States, Native Americans lived there for thousands of years, and after that, it was inhabited by the Spanish. In fact, the area was called New Spain. Even after Mexico became independent, it had strong ties with Texas. It is this rich and …

Celebrate Earth Day with Organic Tex Mex Food

Posted in Food and Fun, Healthy Eating

Everybody is more health conscious these days, and more aware of living in harmony with our environment. Earth Day, April 22, is one manifestation of that attitude. Another example of this concern is the trend toward eating organic – food that has not been treated with any type of chemical, which many contend are not good for our environment. So, …

Simple Tex Mex Queso Recipe

Posted in Tex Mex Recipes

Many people love to dip tortilla chips in salsa dip. But Tex Mex aficionados love their queso, a creamy, smooth sauce made from a blend of melted cheese (Velveeta is a popular ingredient, as is cream cheese, Monterey Jack, or another type of processed cheese). The dip also is often called chili con queso because many recipes add chili pepper …