Archive for the ‘Tex Mex 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 »

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 »

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 »

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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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.

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Here’s a nachos recipe from Allrecipes.com. This recipe takes about 30 minutes of prep time and 20 minutes to cook. 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.

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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 »

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