Chorizo: Your New Favorite Tex Mex Brunch Entree

Posted in Family dining, Tex Mex Recipes

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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.

Dining Tex-Mex When You Have Dietary Restrictions

Posted in Healthy Eating

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No matter what kind of food you’re craving, eating out when you have dietary restrictions can be tough. Allergies, intolerances, ethical concerns—whatever the problem is, finding foods that you can safely and happily enjoy may require you to do extra research, ask questions, and/or make plans in advance. Fortunately, Tex-Mex has something for everyone, and that includes people who have …

“Mexican” Foods They Don’t Have in Mexico

Posted in Mexican Food Recipes, Tex Mex Recipes

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Not too long ago, we discussed the core ingredients of a Tex-Mex meal. And in that post, we acknowledged that many Tex-Mex ingredients are much more common in America than they are in Mexico. Well, some Tex-Mex foods are entirely American inventions—though they may have been inspired by traditional dishes, they’ve wandered pretty far from their roots! Here are four …

The Best Cities to Dine Tex-Mex

Posted in Food and Fun

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For many people, one of the best parts of traveling is getting to try new restaurants and eateries that they just don’t have “back home.” And when you’re traveling through Texas specifically, one thing is certain: great Tex-Mex food is never too hard to find.

This History of Tequila

Posted in History

Where did tequila come from? If your immediate answer to that question is “Mexico,” then you’re correct. However, for many Tex-Mex connoisseurs, that single-word response is the extent of our knowledge about tequila’s origins. This drink, which can be enjoyed in shot form or as an ingredient in a variety of different cocktails, has a surprisingly rich backstory. Here’s the …

Greatest Tex-Mex Appetizers of All Time

Posted in Food and Fun

When we think about Tex-Mex, we tend to focus on entrées, dinner platters, drinks and even desserts (sopapillas, anyone?). Far too often, appetizers get pushed into the background, cast aside as if they’re not valuable players in this category of cuisine. Well, no more! Today’s post will be all about appetizers. Here are four options that prove that the only …

The Best Twists on Margaritas

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Is there any beverage that screams Tex-Mex louder than a margarita? Whether your preference is frozen or on the rocks, salt or no salt, by the glass or by the pitcher, there’s just something about a margarita that makes great food taste even better. But just because traditional margaritas are delectable doesn’t mean that they can’t be improved upon, and …