3 Things the Irish Have in Common with Mexican Citizens

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As St. Patrick’s Day draws near, we thought we’d discuss the commonalities between the Irish and Mexican citizens. At first glance, you wouldn’t think they would have a lot in common. After all, Mexicans live in a partly tropical country in North America, while the Irish live on an island thousands of miles away on the northwest – and much …

Keeping Your “Eat More Tex-Mex” 2017 New Year’s Resolution

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The way to eat more Tex-Mex in 2017 is to mix things up. Get some variety into your Tex-Mex menu by trying new versions of old favorites and experimenting with different dishes. And don’t just stick to the main course. Try out different Tex-Mex soups, salads, appetizers and desserts.

3 Highly Annoying Habits of Lovers of Tex-Mex

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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. …

August 31 is Eat Outside Day: Ideas for a Tex-Mex Barbecue

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It’s summertime. And that means outdoor barbecue. In fact, to commemorate the universally loved outdoor barbecue, August 31st has been named Eat Outside Day. And what better way to eat outside in celebration than with a Tex-Mex barbecue. If you are looking for a few ideas on what dishes to make, read on. Skirt steak fajitas. Whoever invented this dish, …

A Great Beef Taquito Recipe

Posted in Mexican Food Recipes, Tex Mex Recipes

Taquitos are similar to tacos, only more fun to eat. People in Mexico usually deep fry them, but you can bake them also. It is not as hard to do and it is better for you. The tortillas still get nicely browned. Serve your taquitos with sour cream and salsa. Taquitos with guacamole on top. Here’s a recipe we found …

If Tarzan Ate Tex Mex

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Tarzan is a character known to almost everyone, an iconic comic book hero. And one of the most famous actors to ever play Tarzan in the movies was the champion swimmer Johnny Weissmuller. Today, June 2, is the anniversary of happens to be Weissmuller’s birth. In honor of this most famous of Tarzans, we are featuring in this article veggie …

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

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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 …

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 …

3 Margarita Recipes

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Many “origin” stories circulate regarding how the margarita was invented and who did the inventing. Bottom line, the drink arguably is the most popular Tex Mex drink.   That said, we’ve decided to offer your three terrific recipes for different margaritas. We hope you – and your guests – enjoy them! We’ll start with a traditional margarita recipe, courtesy of …

4 Things You Probably Don’t Know about Tex Mex Cuisine

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If you love Tex Mex food as much as we do, you probably know a lot more about this delicious cuisine than most people. But we doubt you know it all. That’s why we’ve put together a short list of four things you probably don’t know about Tex Mex cuisine (but will be so glad to learn). Tomatoes and vanilla …

Mexican Holiday Customs to Delight Your Family

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Let’s be honest here: some Christmas holiday “traditions” get a bit old after awhile. The opening presents at the crack of dawn on Christmas morning. The shopping – oh, the endless shopping! – from October until December 24 just to get the “perfect” gift.  The fruitcake, the eggnog, the candy canes, the chocolate (well, the chocolate we like), and on, …