Two soft corn tacos filled with vegan cauliflower tacos al pastor--with pineapple chunks, pickled onions, cashew queso, avocado, cilantro

Vegan Cauliflower Tacos Al Pastor

With spiced cauliflower, chunks of pineapple, pickled red onions, avocado, and cashew queso, who needs meat?! (Just kidding.)

  • (1)
  • 30 M
  • 1 H, 30 M
  • 4
Man's hand holding four beef tongue tacos, or taquitos de lengua, filled with cubed meat, onions, cilantro

Beef Tongue Tacos

For when you’re craving the real deal but you’re not at a taco stand in Mexico, maybe you need to take things into your own hands.

  • (1)
  • 15 M
  • 4 H, 30 M
  • 6
Blue pot of chunks of pork, authentic carnitas, with a bay leaf and wooden spoon on top

Authentic Carnitas

This Mexican carnitas recipe is authentic braised and fried pork that makes for conversation-stopping, fall-apart-tender awesomeness.

  • (33)
  • 20 M
  • 2 H
  • 129
White oval dish with four chicken drumsticks, chopped green tomatillos, cilantro, onion, sliced chiles

Braised Chicken with Tomatillos

Slightly tart and eminently easy, this tomatillo sauce makes ample so you can stash some in the fridge for later. Cook once, eat twice.

  • (3)
  • 25 M
  • 1 H, 15 M
  • 23
A stack of flour tortillas topped with pork for carnitas tacos.

Carnitas Tacos

A little pile of tasty meat cushioned by a warm tortilla and electrified by a little salsa. Life is good.

  • (2)
  • 15 M
  • 40 M
  • 4
A pottery bowl filled with tortilla soup, garnished with radish, cotija cheese, tortilla strips, and avocado.

Tortilla Soup

Easy. Effing awesome. That’s what we think of this Mexican classic, whether for everyday or entertaining.

  • (1)
  • 45 M
  • 2 H, 30 M
  • 2
A red bowl filled with fire-roasted salsa in the middle of a Mexican feast.

Homemade Fire Roasted Salsa

Sweet, smoky, and spicy all at once thanks to charred tomatoes and onions and chipotle in adobo. The quintessential salsa for dunking, dipping, and dabbling.

  • (2)
  • 30 M
  • 30 M
  • 4
A bowl of seven layer dip with a spoon resting inside and a plate of tortilla chips and dip beside the bowl.

Seven Layer Dip

Seriously the best seven layer dip we’ve ever had. Swear. And it comes together in minutes without any heat. Summer supper, anyone?

  • (3)
  • 45 M
  • 1 H
  • 15
Three glasses of ultimate margarita with lime wedges.

Ultimate Margarita

A simple, clean break from tradition, this margarita eschews cloying Cointreau in lieu of a splash of sweet agave.

  • (1)
  • 10 M
  • 10 M
  • 18
A stack of flour tortillas with bacon fat on a cast-iron skillet.

Flour Tortillas With Bacon Fat

Soft. Supple. And ever so slightly smoky. We think you can understand why we’re swooning to these bacon drippings tortillas.

  • (3)
  • 15 M
  • 1 H, 30 M
  • 14