Celebrate Earth Day with Organic Tex Mex Food

Posted in Healthy Eating

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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

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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 …

Recipe for the Ultimate Tex Mex Burrito

Posted in Tex Mex Recipes

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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

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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 …

Master the Art of Tortilla Making

Posted in Mexican Food Recipes


If you’ve never treated yourself to eating tortillas warm off the griddle (smother them in butter for best effect), then you’ve deprived yourself of one of life’s greatest simple pleasures. The combination of the chewy tortilla smothered in butter that’s melting nicely due to the warm tortilla is far more comforting than a meal of meatloaf and mashed potatoes and …

5 Reasons Why Tex Mex Will Always be Popular

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Do you think Tex Mex cuisine someday will wan in popularity? We sure don’t! Here are five reasons why Tex Mex food will always be popular: Tex Mex aficionados know that this cuisine is not only delicious, but also good for you. The dishes tend to have a lot of minerals and vitamins within them (so many vegetables!), and so …

Menudo Done Right

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Have you heard that menudo is, well, disgusting? Not tasty? Just plain ugh!? If so, then you haven’t had menudo done right, because when menudo is cooked and made correctly – OMG! It’s heaven on earth. We kid you not. For the uninitiated, menudo is a traditional Mexican soup made primarily of – are you ready? – a cow stomach …

4 Reasons You Should Eat More Tex Mex Food in 2015

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Most people make New Year’s resolutions that have them giving something up. They resolve to quit smoking. They promise themselves they won’t eat so much (they will diet). They say they intend to sit around less and instead exercise more. Here at Mattito’s, we think you should do morein 2015. As in, we feel you should eat more Tex Mex …

Celebrating the New Year in Mexico

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Mexico is a country filled with people who love a party. Celebrating the New Year gives Mexico’s residents a good reason to celebrate in a big way. Just as in the U.S., most celebrations take place the evening before, on New Year’s Eve. Families decorate their homes in festive colors, with each color representing what the family hopes for in …