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 …

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.

Why Kids Love Tex-Mex Food

Posted in Family dining, Food and Fun, Tex Mex Recipes

Why do kids love Tex-Mex food? The reason really isn’t very hard to figure out. It’s the taste. Think about it. You have food covered in gooey American cheese. Tomato sauce. Steak and chicken. Refried beans and rice. And zesty spices. All things that kids love. Tex-Mex for dinner? Yay! There are lots of ways to make Tex-Mex that appeals …

Why Tex-Mex is Perfect for Summer

Posted in Food and Fun, Healthy Eating, Holidays

Summer is just around the corner, and nothing goes better with summertime cookouts and barbecues than Tex-Mex food. It’s perfect for weekend or holiday gatherings. With a few substitutions, you can make something good and good for you. And, what’s best, these dishes are quick and easy to make. Summer is  a time for walks on the beach…and Tex-Mex food! …

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 …

Why Tex Mex is Becoming More and More Popular

Posted in Food and Fun

Tex Mex cuisine is traditional Mexican fare that’s been “reworked” by Mexican immigrants (called Tejanos years ago) who moved to Texas in the late 1800s and early 1900s. They naturally brought the food they loved with them, and it has evolved over the years to the cuisine we now call Tex Mex. Many Tex Mex foods, in fact, never came …

The Best Ways to Work More Tex Mex into Your Diet in 2016

Posted in Family dining, Food and Fun

Borrowing from the classic Blue Diamond Almonds television ad of 1986: eat just one more Tex Mex meal a month, that’s all we ask. Truthfully, here at Mattito’s, we’d love it if you’d visited us once a month. If you already do, we’d love it twice as much if you visited one of our locations twice a month! But even …