The Amazing Fruits and Vegetables Native to Mexico

Mexico is blessed with an abundance of fresh vegetables and tropical fruits, overflowing at nearly every street corner in the country. [Read more…]

How to Make Avocado Hummus Dip like a Champ

When avocado meets hummus, you know life is good. [Read more…]

Is Salsa Good for You? The Healthy Side of Sauce

Salsa may surprise you with its nutritious benefits that just so happen to be delicious (especially with tortilla chips). [Read more…]

This Strawberry Margarita Recipe is Like a Vacation for Your Mouth

The standard sweet and sour margarita is fabulous, but sometimes you need something with a little more pizazz. Enter: The Strawberry Margarita. [Read more…]

How to Make Chipotles in Adobo Sauce

Many Mexican dishes call for the ingredient “chipotles in adobo sauce”, or some variation on this, which makes otherwise mild dishes into flavorful, spicy delights. While one can find this ingredient in regular grocery stores, nothing is better than making your own fresh at home. [Read more…]

Taco Bar Ideas for Your Next Party

Nothing makes feeding people at a party easier than making a buffet. There’s less clean-up, and you can prepare everything ahead of time so that you don’t have worry about timing all of the courses correctly. You can even make it into a potluck so as to save yourself time and money. Plus, picky eaters or those with special diet restrictions will be able to create their own meals with the ingredients that they want. [Read more…]

The Story Behind Mexican Paper Flowers

Paper flowers play a large role in Mexican folk art. Mexican paper flowers are easily distinguished from other paper flowers because of their vibrant colors and meticulous craftsmanship. The flowers come in a variety of types and sizes, each with its own story and symbolism. [Read more…]

Down Where It’s Better: Shrimp Tacos

You’ve probably had a fish taco at least once in your life, but what about a shrimp taco? Seafood has always been a light and refreshing alternative to traditional meat, rice, and beans fare. Bite-sized with a firm crunch, shrimp make a great pairing with crisp vegetables either cooked plain or grilled with spices. Below is a great recipe from Food Network Kitchen for shrimp with a chipotle heat and a cooling avocado salsa verde, usable either on the stovetop or grill. [Read more…]

3 Super Quick and Easy Mexican Recipes

We’re delighted to showcase three amazingly simple Mexican food recipes that you will be happy to make and share with your family and friends this season. Whether you want to throw a fiesta in your home, spice up a weeknight meal, or make the mornings a little more bearable, these are the perfect recipes to spark your imagination and warm up the home. [Read more…]

One Mexican Dessert To Live For: The Dessert Burrito

Mexican burritos are known for their savory fillings, which can include beef, pork, chicken or seafood. Trade that filling for something a bit sweeter, such as cinnamon, pecans, apples or cheesecake, and you have a recipe for success. [Read more…]