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As St. Patrick’s Day draws near, we thought we’d discuss the commonalities between the Irish and Mexican citizens. At first glance, you wouldn’t think they would have a lot in common. After all, Mexicans live in a partly tropical country in North America, while the Irish live on an island thousands of miles away on the northwest – and much colder – side of Europe. Read the rest of this entry »
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 »
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 »
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:
It’s summertime. And that means outdoor barbecue. In fact, to commemorate the universally loved outdoor barbecue, August 31st has been named Eat Outside Day. And what better way to eat outside in celebration than with a Tex-Mex barbecue. If you are looking for a few ideas on what dishes to make, read on.
- Skirt steak fajitas.
Whoever invented this dish, he had to have grilling in mind. This is a Tex-Mex recipe made for the grill. After giving them a tasty marinade, the steaks grill up nicely and quickly. You can also grill up the peppers and onions.
Taquitos are similar to tacos, only more fun to eat. People in Mexico usually deep fry them, but you can bake them also. It is not as hard to do and it is better for you. The tortillas still get nicely browned. Serve your taquitos with sour cream and salsa.
Taquitos with guacamole on top.
Tarzan is a character known to almost everyone, an iconic comic book hero. And one of the most famous actors to ever play Tarzan in the movies was the champion swimmer Johnny Weissmuller. Today, June 2, is the anniversary of happens to be Weissmuller’s birth. In honor of this most famous of Tarzans, we are featuring in this article veggie Tex-Mex dishes, because everyone knows that Tarzan was raised by apes, which are well known for their plant-based diets.
Weissmuller himself also advocated natural lifestyles and even opened a chain of health food stores. Read the rest of this entry »
May 13 is National Apple Day. It’s a day to celebrate one of the most popular fruits. And with good reason – in addition to their delicious taste, apples have nutrients that help you regulate your blood sugar, help lower fats in the blood, and are good for heart health, as well.
Many people love to dip tortilla chips in salsa dip. But Tex Mex aficionados love their queso, a creamy, smooth sauce made from a blend of melted cheese (Velveeta is a popular ingredient, as is cream cheese, Monterey Jack, or another type of processed cheese). The dip also is often called chili con queso because many recipes add chili pepper and even canned or fresh tomatoes to it.
Many “origin” stories circulate regarding how the margarita was invented and who did the inventing. Bottom line, the drink arguably is the most popular Tex Mex drink.
That said, we’ve decided to offer your three terrific recipes for different margaritas. We hope you – and your guests – enjoy them!
We’ll start with a traditional margarita recipe, courtesy of SeriousEats.com.