How to Make Margaritas You Won’t Want To Share

There is never a bad time to have margaritas and sometimes it’s even better knowing that you made that delicious drink you’re holding. The only problem is that it’s not a widely known subject of how to make a great margarita. Premade margarita mixes are just not the same as the real thing. Luckily, there are some great recipes out there to make the perfect margarita for the mood you are in. Cooking Channel provided us with just a few of the tons of recipes that are out there for you to choose from. [Read more…]

3 Easy and Tasty Mexican Appetizers

dipping tortilla chip in guacamole inside molcajeteEveryone knows that the food is one of the best parts of summer, whether you’re at a barbecue or a pool party. It doesn’t matter whether you’re throwing the party or attending one, enjoying delicious appetizers will get everyone in party mood. Check out the recipes below to learn how to make three simple Mexican appetizers that are packed with flavor! [Read more…]

Delicious Chicken Enchiladas

Ixtapa Mexican Grill and CantinaEnchiladas are a Mexican delicacy. They may be simple to make, but they are still delicious. The dish usually has multiple flavors that jump off the dish and lavish one’s tongue with delight. They can include a variety of ingredients, but differentiate themselves from other Mexican Food by always having some sort of chili pepper and being wrapped in a corn tortilla. [Read more…]

Mexican Shrimp Kebabs

Ixtapa Mexican Grill & CantinaShrimp is one of this world’s most popular foods. Shrimp appears in cuisines all over the globe; places like the United States, India, Australia, Italy, many countries across South America, and hundreds more all gulf down shrimp.

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Mexican Cocktails for Summer to Keep You Cool

Ixtapa Mexican Grill and Cantina, MAWith summer upon us, it is time to dream up some new summer cocktails that are as cool as they are tasty!

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The Perfect Cinco de Mayo Dinner

With Cinco de Mayo just around the corner, it is time to start thinking about your celebration!
Cinco de Mayo is not just a popular holiday in Mexico, but also in the United States. The holiday marks the anniversary of the Mexican victory over the French at the Battle of Puebla in 1862. Many Americans confuse Cinco de Mayo with the Mexican Independence Day. A totally separate holiday, Mexican Independence Day, or “Grito de Dolores” is celebrated on September 16th each year. [Read more…]

A Spicy Shrimp Recipe to Satisfy Your Craving for Mexican Food

Mexican food has become wildly popular around the globe and especially in the United States. When you think of Mexican food, your mind (probably directed by your taste buds) usually imagines spicy salsas, sizzling fajitas, and overstuffed burritos. An equally worthy, yet less celebrated part of Mexican food is the delicious seafood dishes. Mexico has over 6,000 miles of coastline, including the Gulf of Mexico, the Sea of Cortez, and the Pacific Ocean. Year round, Mexican families enjoy the delicious seafood produced from the vast surrounding waters. [Read more…]

Do You Need A Siesta?

Mexico is famed for the afternoon siesta. Traditionally, the siestas can last for as long as two hours. This is in part to simply avoid working during the hottest part of the day, when the temperatures rise to dangerous levels, making it difficult to work outside.

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Fun Times with Queso Fundido!

Chips and dip is a staple of the well-balanced party food table, and probably even the most important part. You gotta have salsa, and you gotta have something cheesy. Sure, could break out the pre-made yellow goopy imposter that calls itself “queso,” or you could opt to really impress people with this easy recipe from The Food Network for something way more fun: Queso Fundido!

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5 Unique Salsa Recipes

Salsa is a staple when it comes to Mexican cuisine. Typically salsa contains tomatoes, onions, peppers and a variety of other seasonings. But, did you know that salsa can be made with many other fruits and vegetables? A lot of people are experimenting with authentic Mexican salsa by adding or substituting in other fruits, vegetables, and seasonings. Check out these delicious and unique salsa recipes. [Read more…]