Archive for October, 2016
In case you didn’t know, November 6 is a very important day for Tex-Mex food lovers everywhere. It is National Nachos Day! And who doesn’t love nachos? Even the President of the United States is a nachos lover. He says that if you put a plate of nachos in front of him, he would eat them until guacamole is coming out of his eyeballs.
So, in honor of Nachos Day, and for nachos lovers everywhere, here are two nachos recipes.
We begin with a little story. Al lives in Michigan. He was born and raised there. He likes Mexican food, but he eats it just now and then. He likes Mexican just as he likes many other kinds of food.
A little further south we have Al’s good friend Ted, whom Al has known since college. Ted lives in Dallas. He was born and raised there. Ted, however, is a Tex-Mex fanatic. He loves Tex-Mex food. When Al goes to visit Ted, they naturally head out to Ted’s favorite Tex-Mex eatery.
Being a Tex-Mex lover, Ted has to do things a certain way when he eats Tex Mex food, behaviors Al finds for the most part amusing. But occasionally, the two will bicker a little because sometimes Ted can go a little too far, and Al gets a bit annoyed.
If you were to ask Al to list three things that perplex or annoy him about Ted’s Tex-Mex fanaticism, he would list the following:
The Day of the Dead is a big holiday in Mexico. And even though it is called Day of the Dead, it is really a celebration of life. It is a celebration and homage to the memory of loved ones who have died. It is actually celebrated over two days. November 1st is known as Day of the Innocents, to honor dead children. And November 2nd is the Day of the Dead, to honor adults.
During the Day of the Dead, some believe that the souls of the dead return to Earth to visit with their friends and family. But for many, their loved ones who have departed are with them in spirit every day, and the Day of the Dead is a time for remembering and honoring them. Read the rest of this entry »
Ice cream itself is believed to have been invented in China several thousand years ago. But fried ice cream has much more recent beginnings.
Fried ice cream is generally made by breading a scoop of ice cream and then deep frying it very quickly. The result is a nice warm shell on the outside and the cold taste of the ice cream on the inside. Read the rest of this entry »