Archive for December, 2015

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 if you can’t eat with us, we hope you can eat more Tex Mex food in 2016. It can be very healthy for you. It makes for great comfort food. And it’s very easy to prepare.

So if you agree with us and have decided to eat more Tex Mex in 2016, here are four ways to work more of this delicious cuisine into your diet.

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We know you want to, so go ahead: eat more Tex Mex food in 2016!

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4 Ways to Instantly Improve Your Next Margarita Batch

A margarita is one of the easiest of alcoholic drinks to make: at its simplest it consists of tequila, lime juice, Triple Sec, salt, crushed ice and, if preferred, some simple syrup (for sweetening).

But with the advent of flavored margaritas, many of the drink’s true aficionados are crying foul.

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Mango margarita daiquiris such as this have true margarita loves up in arms.

So we’ve put together a short list of four ways you can improve your next batch of true margaritas.

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Master the Art of Tortilla Making

If you’ve never treated yourself to eating tortillas warm off the griddle (smother them in butter for best effect), then you’ve deprived yourself of one of life’s greatest simple pleasures.

The combination of the chewy tortilla smothered in butter that’s melting nicely due to the warm tortilla is far more comforting than a meal of meatloaf and mashed potatoes and gravy or even macaroni and cheese!

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Smothered in butter warm from the griddle and these are heaven on earth!

So to help you experience this Tex Mex comfort food, take a look below at a simple and quick tortilla recipe, courtesy of Kristin Van Dyken of West Richland, Washington, via  TasteOfHome.com. Read the rest of this entry »

If you love to cook Tex Mex in your home, there are certain tools you’re going to need. If you already have them, great! If not, put them on your holiday gift list and ask that they be placed under the tree.

Below are six Tex Mex cooking tools we feel you shouldn’t live without. Read the rest of this entry »

Mattitos
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