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.

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 …

In Honor of St. Patrick’s Day: A Tex-Mex Stew

Posted in Holidays, Mexican Food Recipes, Tex Mex Recipes

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Ireland is famous the world over for its Irish stew, a traditional folk dish. There is some disagreement over the required ingredients, but it usually consists of lamb, potatoes, carrots, onions, and parsley. People began cooking the dish back around 1800.

How to Transition to Hotter Tex-Mex Dishes

Posted in Food and Fun, Healthy Eating

Some people love Tex-Mex food but have trouble handling the spicier stuff like chili peppers. This bothers them because they know that the hotter foods can really add to the taste and overall eating experience of Tex-Mex. So, the question is, how do they get used to eating spicier foods? Here are a few ideas from food experts.

May 13 is National Apple Day: 3 Tex-Mex Apple Burrito Recipes

Posted in Tex Mex Recipes

May 13 is National Apple Day. It’s a day to celebrate one of the most popular fruits. And with good reason – in addition to their delicious taste, apples have nutrients that help you regulate your blood sugar, help lower fats in the blood, and are good for heart health, as well. So, in honor of National Apple Day, here …

4 Things Really Great Tex-Mex Cooks Do

Posted in Healthy Eating, Tex Mex Recipes

Actually, the four things really great Tex-Mex cooks do are things all great cooks do to make sure their food tastes delicious – using fresh ingredients, using spices with care, choosing their cookbooks carefully, and avoiding canned ingredients. Here is a little more information on each of the four.

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, …

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 …

Quick Tips to Help You Find a Great Tex Mex Restaurant

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Whether you’re new to an area or just visiting from out of town, when you want great Tex Mex food you’re at a bit of a disadvantage because you don’t know whether a restaurant is good or not. It may say it’s great in its advertising, but how can you know if it what it says is true? We’ve put …

Recipe for the Ultimate Tex Mex Burrito

Posted in Mexican Food Recipes, Tex Mex Recipes

If you’re going to eat a burrito, you might as well make sure it’s a “wet” burrito, which is a burrito smothered in red chili sauce (such as enchilada sauce) with melted shredded cheese added to its top. (Important note: a wet burrito often is so drenched with chili sauce that you’ll need to eat it with a knife and …

4 Ways to Instantly Improve Your Next Margarita Batch

Posted in Mexican Food Recipes

A margarita is one of the easiest of alcoholic drinks to make: at its simplest it consists of tequila, lime juice, Triple Sec, salt, crushed ice and, if preferred, some simple syrup (for sweetening). But with the advent of flavored margaritas, many of the drink’s true aficionados are crying foul. Mango margarita daiquiris such as this have true margarita loves …