I’ve heard that Cinco de Mayo is actually a much bigger deal north of the border than it is in Mexico. It’s one of those days, like St Patrick’s Day, no matter what your ethnicity, everyone’s Mexican on May 5. I absolutely adore Mexican food, so any excuse to try a new recipe that involves chili peppers, tortillas, and avocados (maybe some tequila too) is good with me! Here are a few ideas from around the web to inspire you for next week. Continue Reading..
Are you getting geared up for Cinco de Mayo? I am, even though the only connection I have with our neighbors over the border is some great vacations. Apparently, this holiday is a much bigger deal in the U.S. than it is in Mexico. Whether you celebrate Cinco de Mayo because of your Mexican heritage, or like the rest of us, you just need an excuse to enjoy some fabulous Mexican food and drink, it’s time to plan your menus people!
If you want to make an appetizer that’s just a little bit more special than chips and salsa, but you don’t want to stress too much over your fiesta fare, try quesadillas. Mexico’s equivalent of our grilled cheese sandwich, quesadillas are commonly made by street vendors throughout Mexico. They can be made with cheese alone, or any filling imaginable. Continue Reading..