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.

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

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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 …

A Great Beef Taquito Recipe

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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 …

Tuesday is Grilled Cheese Sandwich Day: Two Great Quesadilla Recipes

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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 …

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 …

Recipe for the Ultimate Tex Mex Burrito

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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 …

5 Rules for Cooking and Serving Tex Mex

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When it comes to cooking and serving Tex Mex dishes, we think you should make sure your sense of humor is working well. Tex Mex dishes are pretty easy to make, fun to serve and great to eat, so prepare yourself – and your tastebuds — for fun! When making fajitas, make sure the grill is hot, hot, hot!!! Fajitas …

How Jalapeno Chili Peppers Can Be Your Secret Weapon in Tex Mex Recipes

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Many people love spicy-hot Tex Mex foods. That “hot and spicy” often comes courtesy of the judicious use of chili peppers. Chili peppers, in fact, can be added to many “regular” Tex Mex dishes or even those everyday meals of scrambled eggs at breakfast, hamburgers, soups, and more. Take a look below for some ideas as to how you can …