Vegan Tacos: 2 Recipes

Posted in Mexican Food Recipes, Tex Mex Recipes

If you are a vegan and avoid any type of meat, that doesn’t mean you have to give up great Tex-Mex cooking. Tex-Mex features a wide variety of vegetables as well, enough to satisfy even the most particular of vegans. As an example, here are two recipes for vegan tacos.

3 Things the Irish Have in Common with Mexican Citizens

Posted in Holidays

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 …

4 Hot Chili Lessons Learned the Hard Way

Posted in Mexican Food Recipes

There are a lot of different ways to make chili. Some people like it with beef and beans, some just with one or the other. Some like it with big chunks of meat, while others prefer to go vegetarian. But no matter how you make it, there are some common mistakes you need to avoid. Some people have learned about …

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.

4 Fun Facts You Never Knew About Tex-Mex Food

Posted in Food and Fun, History

Like many great cuisines, Tex-Mex has an interesting history. There are many facts about Tex-Mex food that may surprise you because, like most things, Tex -Mex and the way it has been prepared has changed over many years. Here are a few interesting, fun facts about Tex-Mex that you may not know.

If Tarzan Ate Tex Mex

Posted in Food and Fun, Tex Mex Recipes

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 …

3 Ways to Make Your Tex Mex Dishes Tastier

Posted in Healthy Eating

Tex Mex dishes are fairly easy to make, yet even the easiest of recipes can be improved upon. Take a look below for three ways we know to make sure the Tex Mex food you prepare at home is as tasty as it can be. Always use the freshest of vegetables. This holds true for any dish with veggies, of …

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 …

What Your Tex Mex Restaurant Waiter Wishes You Knew

Posted in Food and Fun, History

Let’s say you rarely visit a Tex Mex restaurant (we hope you’ll soon change your mind and visit Mattito’s more often!). So you may not know a lot about Tex Mex cuisine, how it differs (or doesn’t) from Mexican food. So to help you enjoy your next visit to a Tex Mex restaurant even more – and to impress your …

Vegan Tex Mex

Posted in Healthy Eating, Tex Mex Recipes

Tex Mex cuisine is really easy to make vegetarian: simply swamp beans or rice for the meat normally used in burritos, tacos, etc. But if you’d like to try your hand at a  thoroughly vegan Tex Mex dish, we’ve found one that uses sweet potatoes as its filling courtesy of BeardandBonnet.com that should really whet your whistle.