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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 »

3 Things the Irish Have in Common with Mexican Citizens

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 »

5 Questions to Test Your Knowledge of Tex-Mex

You may love eating Tex-Mex, but how much do you know about Tex-Mex cuisine? Here are a few questions to test your Tex-Mex intelligence. Read the rest of this entry »

Why the Difference Between Tex-Mex and Cal-Mex Food Matters

Of course it does! If you live in California, you know the best Mexican food is in the Golden State. And if you live in Texas, you are just as convinced that the best Tex-Mex food comes from the Lone Star State.

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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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Football season will soon be here. And if you are inviting friends over to watch the big game, you are going to need some snacks. So, if you want to be a real hero among your friends, you can give them some Tex-Mex snack favorites while they are watching the game. Here are a few to keep in mind.

Frisco Tex Mex restaurant

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4 Fun Facts You Never Knew About Tex-Mex Food

Like many great cuisines, Tex-Mex has an interesting history. There are many facts about Tex-Mex food that may surprise you because, like most things, Tex -Mex and the way it has been prepared has changed over many years. Here are a few interesting, fun facts about Tex-Mex that you may not know.

Tex Mex restaurant Dallas

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If Tarzan Ate Tex Mex

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.

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Weissmuller himself also advocated natural lifestyles and even opened a chain of health food stores. Read the rest of this entry »

3 Ways to Make Your Tex Mex Dishes Tastier

Tex Mex dishes are fairly easy to make, yet even the easiest of recipes can be improved upon.

Take a look below for three ways we know to make sure the Tex Mex food you prepare at home is as tasty as it can be.

  1. Always use the freshest of vegetables.

This holds true for any dish with veggies, of course. But because Tex Mex’s vegetables are so colorful (lettuce; red, yellow and green bell peppers; tomatoes, etc.) it’s even more important that you seek out the freshest produce you can find when you head out to your local grocery store or farmer’s market.

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Next Tuesday, April 12, honors one of the all-time great culinary staples – the grilled cheese sandwich. Cheese on bread has been around since the Romans ruled the world, but it didn’t take its present form until about the 1920s, when cheese and bread became relatively abundant in America. Since then, the grilled cheese sandwich has become popular around the world.

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So to honor the grilled cheese sandwich, our recipe this time will be for the cheese quesadilla, courtesy of Chef Patience from Food.com. Read the rest of this entry »

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3102 Oaklawn Dallas, TX 75219
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