Chorizo: Your New Favorite Tex Mex Brunch Entree

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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.

5 Tips for Grilling a Great Fajita

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

What’s the most common reaction when someone says fajitas? Mmmmmmm! It’s a meal that you hear as well as see – the sound of that sizzling steak is the first thing to catch your attention. Then there is the smell of that buttery, juicy beef, along with guacamole, pico de gallo, and sour cream. By the time the plate is …

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 …

November 6 is National Nachos Day: Some Great Recipes

Posted in Food and Fun, Holidays, Tex Mex Recipes

In case you didn’t know, November 6 is a very important day for Tex-Mex food lovers everywhere. It is National Nachos Day! And who doesn’t love nachos? Even the President of the United States is a nachos lover. He says that if you put a plate of nachos in front of him, he would eat them until guacamole is coming …

September 8 is NFL Kickoff Day – Hold a Tex Mex Football Party

Posted in Food and Fun, Tex Mex Recipes

Football season will soon be here. And if you are inviting friends over to watch the big game, you are going to need some snacks. So, if you want to be a real hero among your friends, you can give them some Tex-Mex snack favorites while they are watching the game. Here are a few to keep in mind.

July 10 is National Piña Colada Day: A Few Easy Piña Colada Recipes

Posted in Mexican Food Recipes, Summer, Tex Mex Recipes

July 10 is National Piña Colada Day, so raise your glass in celebration! Or you might just hum a few bars from “The Piña Colada Song” by Rupert Holmes (1979): “Do you like piña coladas? Getting caught in the rain?” The name piña colada means strained pineapple, a reference to the pineapple fruit juice that is used in the drink. …

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, …

Tuesday is Grilled Cheese Sandwich Day: Two Great Quesadilla Recipes

Posted in Mexican Food Recipes, Tex Mex Recipes

Next Tuesday, April 12, honors one of the all-time great culinary staples – the grilled cheese sandwich. Cheese on bread has been around since the Romans ruled the world, but it didn’t take its present form until about the 1920s, when cheese and bread became relatively abundant in America. Since then, the grilled cheese sandwich has become popular around the …

Avoid These Tex Mex Cooking Mistakes

Posted in Healthy Eating, Tex Mex Recipes

When it comes to cooking Tex Mex dishes, it’s fairly hard to make a mistake. Still, errors do happen and so we’ve put together a short list of mistakes home cooks make when they decide to serve their family and friends Tex Mex dishes. You don’t have to be a professional chef to make great Tex Mex food, but you …