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Meatless Monday: Chilaquiles (Tortilla Casserole)

Meatless Monday is a global movement, a way of life. It’s not a campaign to turn everyone in the world vegetarian or vegan; in fact, many involved are meat-lovers. Eating less meat has been proven to reduce the risk of disease, curb obesity and has important environmental impacts, too. Will you join us in giving [...]

Meatless Monday: Spicy Quesadillas

Quesadillas take minutes to make and are easy to make meatless, so you have no excuse for not making dinner at home tonight.

The Ultimate Cinco de Mayo Cookbook Giveaway

Where there’s Mexican food, there’s a fiesta. Ole! With tons of fiery flavor and crowd-friendly dishes (tacos, enchiladas, guacamole), not to mention margaritas, Mexican food is always fun, whether it’s Tuesday taco night or an all-out Cinco de Mayo bash (this Saturday!). To help you celebrate, we rounded up a collection of our favorite Mexican-cooking [...]

Meatless Monday: Southwestern Potato Quesadilla

You can fill a quesadilla with just about anything, like cheesy, spicy mashed potatoes.

Meatless Monday: Potato and Corn Tacos

Mexican food is easy to make meatless — substitute vegetables for the meat in tacos, enchiladas or fajitas, or try Mark Bittman’s potato-corn taco recipe.

Hanukkah, Mexican-Style

Food was not usually a highlight of the Hanukkah parties of my youth (it was the presents). Never the biggest fan of greasy, leaden latkes, I’d just consume several dollars’ worth of chocolate gelt, winning as many of the foil-wrapped coins as I could in games of dreidel. Recently, Chef Julian Medina has completely transformed [...]

Cookbook Giveaway — Paletas: Mexican Ice Pops and Shaved Ice

What the heck are paletas? They’re frozen Mexican ice pops, made in all kinds of inventive flavors. In the new cookbook Paletas: Authentic Recipes for Mexican Ice Pops, Shaved Ice & Aguas Frescas, Fany Gerson, owner of the paletas street fair shop La Newyorkina in New York City and author of My Sweet Mexico, includes [...]

Post Cinco Breakfast

One too many margaritas last night? We’ve got the cure for that. Treat yourself to a hearty Mexican breakfast and you’ll be back to your old self in no time.

Three Salsas Worth Celebrating

Imagine biting through a soft corn tortilla and into charred pieces of steak or salty, juicy chunks of pork. The thought of those flavors and textures is already making you hungry — I know it’s making me salivate! — but they are just the kindling. Salsa is the spark that ignites the fire of flavor…

Matt’s Salsa Fresca

My earliest food memories involve salsa in every form. Hot, not-so-hot, chunky, cooked, raw, you name it – if it could be made, we ate it. This version, usually called pico de gallo or salsa fresca, is a raw salsa made from ripe tomatoes, onions, garlic, jalapeños, lots of freshly chopped cilantro, a squeeze of [...]

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