In honor of Cinco de Mayo, a celebration of our Mexican neighbors’ rich culture, history, and zest for life, we look at the country that gave us Frida Kahlo, Diego Rivera, and Luis Barragán to name a few. President Trump might want to erect a wall to divide America and Mexico, but we’d like to to honor the incredible artisans from Mexico and their unique crafts and skills.
Nicole Bernard Dawes knows salsa. The founder and CEO of Late July Snacks produces healthy flavors of tortilla chips that are all organic and free of GMOs. Flavors like nacho chipotle, jalapeño lime, and bacon habanero are delicious enough to be devoured on their own.
For margarita purists, there are only 2 questions: Frozen or on the rocks? And salt or no salt? But what about on fire, with “salt air,” or shaken tableside? These are just a few of the options offered at the country’s best margarita bars.
These are a variation on fast-food chain tacos, which are a watered-down version of Mexican cuisine. It’s a lazy shortcut to achieve that stringy, melt-in-the-mouth consistency of the slow-cooked meat used in a genuine chili.
We all know that the most popular accessory for Cinco de Mayo is the oh-so-delicious margarita, but whether you decide to skip the drinks or not, here are some fun and colorful accessories you can wear on this celebratory day! Salud! More from Yahoo! Style: 3 Fiesta Worthy Outfits Tiaras & Toys: How to Shop for the Baby Princes
In Texas, near the Mexican border, there is a subspecies of taco that some California burrito lovers might claim as their own: the breakfast taco.
Chipotle’s guacamole may add a few bucks to that burrito, but it sure tastes good. Thankfully, it’s now possible to make it at home: Just in time for Cinco de Mayo, the chain has posted its official recipe.
May 5th is pretty much the same as any other day in Mexico. But in the U.S., thanks to aggressive marketers, it's become a day to indulge in comforting Mexican food. Here are the best spots to celebrate across the country.
Avocados and margaritas, together at last, in one glass? To any fan of the buttery fruit or boozy beverage, a frozen avocado marg seems almost too good to be true. But here's a recipe for one!
Here, we offer our favorite Mexican food recipes – including fajitas, nachos, margaritas, guacamole, and more – for you to enjoy this Cinco de Mayo.
Baby corns are slathered in mayo, fried in butter, and covered in chili powder and cheese. Have you ever wondered about baby corn? Is it a really just young, under ripe corn or is it an entirely different plant? Yahoo Food is here to settle the mystery: It really just is baby corn, harvested when the plant is young and the cobs are still soft. Fresh baby corn is almost impossible to find in North America because it is expensive to produce and must be picked by hand.
By Anna Stockwell, Epicurious I don’t know anyone who doesn’t like fajitas. Cook, stirring frequently, for about 5 minutes, until they’re a bit charred and starting to soften.
Chef-owner Josef Centeno of downtown Los Angeles Tex-Mex restaurant Bar Amá says his storied Super Nachos “started out as a staff snack one night that we made with leftover stuff around the restaurant kitchen,” and they are incredible. Here's the recipe.
Photo credit: Katharine Pollak, StockFood Something about the words “three milks cake" (pastel de tres leches, in Spanish) makes one think, instinctively, it can’t be easy to make at home. It sounds like there are probably too many steps—”three milks!”—and that it’s too daunting to pull off. But today is Cinco de Mayo, and among all of Mexico’s wonderful dishes, its spiced hot chocolates, tacos, and moles, there is nothing to take the edge off a Monday quite like tres leches. Do start the cooking process before you throw together those nachos, tacos, or whatever else is invoking the celebratory spirit of Mexico for you today, because this dessert needs at least an hour to chill in the fridge. Tres Leches Cake From Everyday Food Serves 12 6 large eggs, separated 1 cup sugar 1 cup all-purpose flour, sifted 1 can (14 ounces) sweetened condensed milk 1 can (12 ounces) evaporated milk 1 cup whole milk 1 1/2 cups heavy cream 1 tablespoon confectioners’ sugar 1.
Nachos may flourish in sports bars alongside jalapeño poppers and chicken tenders, but I give them the consideration of a four-star meal. Y
Want to throw a super-awesome Cinco de Mayo party? Whether you go with corn or flour, making tortillas from scratch will take your Cinco de Mayo spread to a whole other level.