We love tacos, but we eat them all the time. To celebrate Cinco de Mayo, we want to go beyond our usual and celebrate with other delicious authentic and Tex-Mex dishes. Here are some of our favorites.
We love Mexican food all year round. Authentic Mexican dishes, Tex-Mex, you name it, we’re on board. Check out these vegetarian or seafood dishes that are perfect for the Lent season. Plus, a traditional Lent dessert too.
Mexican chocolate is truly a wonderful thing. While an exact definition might be elusive, it is often roasted with cinnamon and other spices and comes with a more granular texture. Check out these decadent Mexican chocolate desserts we devouring this week leading up to Cinco de Mayo.
Shredded chicken is mixed with green chiles, cumin and a touch of lime juice then rolled in whole grain tortillas topped with a chunky, flavorful enchilada sauce. Bake in the oven and a health, high protein dinner is on the table in no time.
Easy is my middle name when it comes to mid-week meals, and when it comes to dinner this easy taco recipe with a Moroccan twist can’t get simpler. No cooking involved and make your family assemble their own tacos!
Welcome to 2017. Yes, the new year is here, and everyone is trying to stick to their lists of physical improvement. This year, on top of committing to that gym membership, let’s also consider what we are putting into our bodies. It does not have to be a bland torture. Here are different cuisines and their common herbs and spices to add plenty of flavor to food with just a pinch of salt.
Ah, the weekday mornings. Sometimes, you just have to get in your car and go! This easy bacon, eggs, and cheese quesadilla can be put in the freezer and reheated for those mornings you are in a rush.
You know they old saying, when life gives you a giant bag of dried Red New Mexico Chiles, make a delicious pureed sauce. Though this looks so spicy it’ll burn off even Mark Twain’s undead eyebrows, the taste is slightly smoky and mild. It’s a great addition to a variety of dishes.
This quiche-like casserole made up of layers of green chiles and cheese is a meal even the most novice cook can put together. Easy Chile Rellenos Casserole is a comfort food dinner or breakfast everyone will love!
Further past the popular Harlem eats of Red Rooster and Sweet Bird, you will find Oso, the new destination for traditional Mexican street food. From tacos to enchiladas, Oso brings the vibrant culture of Mexico to Upper Harlem.
Whoever doesn’t love guacamole, more for those who do! Here is a loaded, quick and easy recipe to perfectly pair with a crispy, toasted tortilla chip. Cheers to National Guacamole Day!
Blackened fish tacos with avocado crema make the perfect weeknight dinner and are ready in under 30 minutes. Fresh cod filets are seasoned to perfection and topped with zesty red cabbage slaw and avocado crema. The recipe is both gluten-free and dairy-free!
The days are longer, the nights are warmer, and there’s always an excuse to be outside. Yours is being on the grill. Think you’ve got some serious BBQ’ing skills? Here is the challenge! Whether your bronzed guests are laying out by the pool, hitting the waves, playing at the park, or you are hosting an al fresco soiree, keep them having fun in the sun all day long with these morning till sunset grilled meals!
We all love a margarita on Cinco de Mayo, but why not think beer this year? Try a few and taste why Mexico is the top beer exporter in the world.
Funny thing is, Mexicans don’t celebrate this day as their Independence Day. Here’s a brief history lesson – On May 5th, 1862 the battle against the French to conquer Mexico was victorious, but at the loss of a small army, kind of like that Spartan movie, 300. On September 16th, 1821 it became officially recognized that Mexico became independent of any further European colonization. Fantastico! There are actually two good reasons to celebrate with tequila! Make this Thursday your Friday with these 5 cantinas to get your tequila on while celebrating Mexican Independence Day. Andale amigos!
While we must admit that Cinco de Mayo has become an Americanized holiday, we can’t get enough of the Mexican dishes and refreshing cocktails that come along with the day. Check out these classic cocktails with perfect dishes to match.
Crunchy crostini feature the last of golden, sweet summer corn with creamy avocados, queso fresco, cilantro and chili. A perfect creamy and spicy duo to be paired with versatile Garnacha wine.
Well-known blogger Lesley Tèllez’s new cookbook, “Eat Mexico,” is a love letter to authentic Mexican street food. It gives readers a glimpse of food that isn’t stylized, but raw and bursting with local flavor. “Eat Mexico” is your roadmap to fresh, authentic Mexican street food that you can make in your own kitchen.
Made with pumpkin seeds, tomatoes, and orange juice Sikil P’ak is unlike any other salsa. This creamy salsa will raise your expectations of chips and dip.
Create your own Tex-Mex inspired rub and grill away. These skewers are easy to grill and then slide into a tortilla with vegetables and your favorite sauce.
You can freeze formed, unbaked empanadas on a sheet pan before transferring to a freezer bag for longer storage. They’re ready to bake straight from the freezer, just don’t forget the egg wash and finishing salt!
There is good authentic Mexican food in New York City. You just need to go to East Harlem to find it. Kalle Bergman reviews El Paso Restaurant on Lexington.