How to Transition to Hotter Tex-Mex Dishes

Some people love Tex-Mex food but have trouble handling the spicier stuff like chili peppers. This bothers them because they know that the hotter foods can really add to the taste and overall eating experience of Tex-Mex. So, the question is, how do they get used to eating spicier foods? Here are a few ideas from food experts.

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The way to eat more Tex-Mex in 2017 is to mix things up. Get some variety into your Tex-Mex menu by trying new versions of old favorites and experimenting with different dishes. And don’t just stick to the main course. Try out different Tex-Mex soups, salads, appetizers and desserts. Read the rest of this entry »

3 Pieces of Tex-Mex Wisdom to Help You in 2017

There are certain things that every wise Tex-Mex lover knows about how to eat Tex-Mex. It is a wisdom that comes from long experience, from cooking many Tex-Mex meals and visiting many Tex-Mex restaurants. Here is a little bit of that wisdom to help you along in the New Year. Read the rest of this entry »

5 Signs You’re Ready for a Tex-Mex Christmas

The holidays are here, and if you are a Tex-Mex lover, you are looking forward to some good Tex-Mex food over the holidays. All of us have our own favorite Tex-Mex holiday dishes. But when the weather turns cold, it’s nice to sit down to a meal of something warm and spicy. Read the rest of this entry »

Tex-Mex Food Ideas for Diabetics

You may love Tex-Mex food, but if you are diabetic, you have to watch what you eat, particularly keeping an eye on the carbs and fats.

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In Mexico, Christmas is celebrated from December 12 to January 6.

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From December 16 to Christmas Eve, children take part in what is called a Posada procession. Posada means inn or lodging in Spanish. There are nine of these processions. They are meant to celebrate the search of Joseph and Mary for a place to stay. During this time, the houses are decorated with evergreens, moss and paper lanterns. Read the rest of this entry »

December 3 is National Apple Pie Day: Tex-Mex Apple Pies

You can’t get more American than apple pie. But if you are looking for something a little different to celebrate National Apple Pie Day on December 3, you can try a Tex-Mex version of this American staple. It’s just as delicious as the ones grandma used to make. Read the rest of this entry »

We Give Thanks

This is the time of year for giving thanks, and we at Mattito’s have a lot to be thankful for. Here is a short list of some of the things for which we are grateful.

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4 Hot Chili Lessons Learned the Hard Way

There are a lot of different ways to make chili. Some people like it with beef and beans, some just with one or the other. Some like it with big chunks of meat, while others prefer to go vegetarian.

But no matter how you make it, there are some common mistakes you need to avoid. Some people have learned about these mistakes the hard way – they didn’t do it right and their chili just didn’t have the taste it should have.

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Tips for Cooking Healthy Tex-Mex Food at Home

Tex-Mex fans know how good Tex Mex tastes, but that great taste sometimes comes at the expense of our waistline. When you add all that cheese and sour cream and those refried beans and beef, that’s a big dose of foods that are anything but heart healthy.

So, if you are cooking Tex Mex at home, and you want to make something healthier for the family, what can you do? Here are a few ideas.

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