Archive for the ‘Mexican Food Recipes’ Category

Not too long ago, we discussed the core ingredients of a Tex-Mex meal. And in that post, we acknowledged that many Tex-Mex ingredients are much more common in America than they are in Mexico. Well, some Tex-Mex foods are entirely American inventions—though they may have been inspired by traditional dishes, they’ve wandered pretty far from their roots! Here are four “Mexican food” entrées that you probably won’t see in Mexico: Read the rest of this entry »

Ask 10 different people what their favorite Tex-Mex food is, and you might end up with 10 different answers. At the same time, though, there are certain ingredients that seem to show up over and over again, regardless of the dish in question. Here are four tried-and-true ingredients that are all but essential for a great Tex-Mex meal: Read the rest of this entry »

Some Great Tex-Mex Recipes for Cinco de Mayo

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 »

Tex-Mex Easter Ham Recipe

If you are looking for something different this Easter, try a little Tex-Mex. Here are two recipes for a great Easter dinner: chipotle-pineapple glazed ham and green chile cornbread, two great dishes to get your Easter dinner going. These come from DivineDinnerParty.com.
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What’s the most common reaction when someone says fajitas? Mmmmmmm!

It’s a meal that you hear as well as see – the sound of that sizzling steak is the first thing to catch your attention. Then there is the smell of that buttery, juicy beef, along with guacamole, pico de gallo, and sour cream. By the time the plate is set down, you have already got a tortilla in one hand and a fork in the other. Read the rest of this entry »

Vegan Tacos: 2 Recipes

If you are a vegan and avoid any type of meat, that doesn’t mean you have to give up great Tex-Mex cooking. Tex-Mex features a wide variety of vegetables as well, enough to satisfy even the most particular of vegans. As an example, here are two recipes for vegan tacos. Read the rest of this entry »

An Almost Foolproof Way to Perfect Menudo

Menudo or pancita is a traditional Mexican dish made with beef stomach, or tripe, in a broth with a red chili pepper base. (You can find the recipe at allrecipes.com.) Read the rest of this entry »

The title may be a little misleading. After all, getting your kids to eat Tex-Mex is hardly work at all! What kid doesn’t love all that gooey cheese, beef, pork, chicken, beans, and salsa? Tex-Mex was practically made for kids. Read the rest of this entry »

Why Tex-Mex Food is Good for Your Love Life

Valentine’s Day is just couple of weeks away! It’s a day for lovers – and for lovers of Tex-Mex food. There is no better place to go on Valentine’s Day than a Tex-Mex restaurant, no better thing to do at home than make a Tex Mex meal with your sweetheart. Read the rest of this entry »

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

Dallas Mexican food

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 »

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