What is Mole Sauce and What Does it Taste Like?

The term “mole” (MOE- lay) encompasses a wide variety of sauces used in Mexican cooking. Many have over 20 ingredients with flavors that range from bittersweet to spicy; and consistency that can be soupy or thick like barbeque sauce. Most mole sauces are brown and combine unique flavors such as hot peppers and chocolate.  [Read more...]

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...]

Frozen Margarita Recipes to Make Before Summer Ends

August has arrived, which means that the summer is winding down. It’s time to get out and enjoy the warm weather before it’s gone. What better way to do this than having a cocktail in hand?  [Read more...]

Healthy Nacho Recipes That Will Make Your Mouth Water

Nachos are a staple dish in Mexican cuisine. They are hard to resist with delicious ingredients such as cheese, salsa, meat, beans, and peppers piled on. Despite their delectable qualities, nachos can sometimes can be high in calories.  [Read more...]

History of the Chimichanga

There is a debate on how the chimichanga actually came to be, but there seems to one story that most people believe to be true. It is said that it all started in Arizona at El Charro restaurant. The owner supposedly dropped a burrito into a vat of hot oil. When he saw what happened, he went to say a Spanish swear and said “chimichanga” instead. The two words have similar letters in them, so it was an easy mistake to make. [Read more...]

How to Make Guacamole

Guacamole is a treat that comes from the Aztecs of Mexico but is enjoyed all over the world. Some people get fancy with the ingredients, while others stay traditional. Whichever the case, knowing how to make great guacamole is a great tool to have with you when hosting a party for food lovers! Luckily, Allrecipes.com has a great recipe for an easy and quick way to make guacamole that will leave your guests begging for more! [Read more...]

World Cup Party Food Ideas

As the World Cup creeps up, it is important to make sure that one is prepared to serve all the crazed fans that are going to come over to watch the game. Luckily, we’ve found a few great recipe ideas that will surely draw a crowd to your party! [Read more...]

How to Make Authentic Mexican Soup

When people consider Mexican food, they usually think of tacos, enchiladas and the like… but they hardly ever think of soup. Mexican cusine is not known for their excellent soups in the U.S., but soup is actually a staple in Mexican culture. Here some of the best authentic recipes of Mexican soups. [Read more...]

The Best Ways to Celebrate Cinco de Mayo

There is never a wrong time to hold a celebration, and one of the more popular celebrations in the United States is Cinco de Mayo. Cinco de Mayo, which is Spanish for the fifth of May, is a celebration of freedom, democracy, and Mexican culture. The event stems from Mexican victory over the French during the American Civil War. Interestingly enough, the event is more popular in the U.S. than in Mexico. Regardless of where you are, however, we have the best ways to celebrate the occasion with friends, family, and the community. [Read more...]

Creative Ways to Eat Guacamole

Traditionally, guacamole is eaten as a dip alongside tortilla chips. It has also been known to be eaten in several types of layered dips. However, there are many other ways that you can eat guacamole, and plenty of creative recipes that involve guacamole that will completely change the way you look at avocados. [Read more...]