6 Perfectly Easy Recipes for Cinco de Mayo

Cinco de Mayo recipes don’t get any better than these. The only real problem now is deciding which to make! Chicken Enchilada Casserole from Gimme Some Oven – Now THIS is comfort food. Mexican Grilled Polenta Pizza from Edible Perspective – Side bonus: the recipe is vegan & gluten-free. Canned Tuna Ceviche from Skinnytaste – So…Continue Reading

What to Eat on Cinco de Mayo

What to Eat on Cinco de Mayo

Contrary to popular belief, Cinco de Mayo is not Mexico’s Independence Day (which is celebrated September 16th).   It’s actually a celebration commemorating Mexico’s victory over the French in the Battle of Puebla – and the holiday is not even observed in most of Mexico – only in the state of Puebla.  Who knew? Regardless, it’s…Continue Reading

Best Margarita for Cinco de Mayo

Best Margarita for Cinco de Mayo

Tomorrow is Cinco de Mayo, a.k.a my favorite holiday of the year.  I love it for the margaritas and Mexican food, and also because it means that summer is right around the corner.  My favorite way to celebrate Cinco de Mayo is with really good margaritas and really good Mexican food.  I prefer to make…Continue Reading

Happy Cinco de Mayo!

Whether you’re entertaining a crowd or spending the evening on the couch with a marg and a mag, it’s time to celebrate!  Make your Cinco a little more special by getting creative with whatever you cook up.  Check out my friend Jen’s amazing 7-layer dip: Clearly she makes this for the Super Bowl every year….…Continue Reading

Crispy Black Bean Tacos

photo credit Crispy Black Bean Tacos with Feta & Cabbage Slaw Bon Appetit to the rescue again.  This recipe has become one of my staples — it’s super fast and no matter what fixin’s you have on hand, the tacos will taste great.  Just use a little less oil when you fry them.Continue Reading

Chicken with Tomatillos and Braised Fruit

Photo credit Cinco de Mayo is one of my favorite holidays (as if I need an excuse to make Mexican food and have a margarita).  I’m celebrating all week long, with Bon Appetit’s help, so this was tonight’s dinner: Chicken with Tomatillo Sauce and Braised Fruit  I made these changes: boneless skinless chicken thighs and…Continue Reading

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