Archive for April, 2017
April is more than halfway over, and May will soon be upon us. That can only mean one thing: Cinco de Mayo! This holiday is a great opportunity to appreciate Mexican culture, whether it’s by studying history, attending music and dance recitals, viewing artwork, or—of course—eating traditional food! Many folks are content to just patronize Tex-Mex restaurants on May fifth, and that’s definitely a great way to celebrate. However, whether you’re planning to host a party or just hang out with your family, why not try your hand at making some Tex-Mex favorites? Here are some ideas (and recipes) to consider: Read the rest of this entry »
Even if you don’t speak Spanish, chances are, you can pronounce and understand a few Spanish words and phrases. And this can be handy when you’re ordering a meal in a Tex-Mex restaurant. After all, you don’t have to know exactly what “pico de gallo” means to know that it’s delicious and you’d like to order a bowl of it! But have you ever wondered how some of these foods got their names? Read the rest of this entry »
Chile peppers are part and parcel of Tex-Mex cooking, and some naturally have more of a kick than others.
Some Tex-Mex lovers, however, really like the hot stuff, and add hot sauce to their Tex-Mex to really spice things up. And that’s fine, because spiciness is what makes Tex-Mex great. Read the rest of this entry »