Archive for September, 2016
Each year, Americans consume over four billion tacos. That is enough tacos to extend to the moon and back again. The word taco in Spanish has a meaning roughly equivalent to the English word sandwich.
As the world listens to the stories of survival and watches the defeat in recovery, know that we give our support and love to the city of Moore, Oklahoma. We grieve with you over the loss of the people in the city, and we grieve over the loss of the homes, businesses and schools. When you feel as though you can no longer go on, know that the rest of the country is there for you in your time of need. The rain may have stopped and the winds may have ceased, but the storm is just now beginning for so many of you. As you pick up the pieces and try to recover, we will do anything possible to help. Read the rest of this entry »
Mexico is a big coffee growing country. In fact, it is the largest producer of organic coffee, producing 60 percent of all organic coffee grown in the world. Coffee export is a big money maker for Mexico.
The country did not begin growing coffee until the late 1700s, when the Spanish brought plants from Cuba and the Dominican Republic. They did not begin to grow it commercially until a number of years later when German and Italian immigrants arrived to begin its cultivation. Read the rest of this entry »
There are a lot of healthy foods that go into Tex-Mex cooking – beans, tomatoes, peppers, corn, cheese, lean beef, fish, chicken, and pork. But, even though it includes these good ingredients, you still need to be careful in how you prepare your Tex-Mex if you want avoid a lot of calories and fat. Here are a few tips.
Enchiladas are among the most well-known of Mexican foods. The practice of rolling a tortilla around a filling is said to have begun way back in the time of the Mayans. Today, there are many different kinds of enchiladas with different fillings. Here is an enchilada recipe from Ree Drummond on FoodNetwork.com.
Here’s what you will need. Read the rest of this entry »