cinco de mayo

Hibiscus Ice Pops and Spicy Mango Pops

Spicy Mango Ice Pops

Forget about pleasing the kids. These spicy little lovelies boast mango with a hint of lime. Certain to woo the sophisticate in you.

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  • 15 M
  • 20 M
  • 4
A glass filled with margarita granita, topped with a lime sprig and a spoon resting in the glass.

Margarita Granita

No mere cocktail and not just dessert, this margarita granita falls somewhere blissfully, intoxicatingly in between. Yet is still as satisfying as if you’d had both.

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  • 15 M
  • 11 H
  • 0
A plate of churros with a cup of hot chocolate in the background

Churros

Fried dough in any incarnation is something to get excited about. Though we’re sorta partial to these crisp yet ethereally airy specimens with a Spanish accent.

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  • 30 M
  • 40 M
  • 4
A cast-iron skilled filled with choriqueso, a cheese dip topped with queso

Choriqueso

Choriqueso = chorizo (spicy Mexican sausage) + queso (Spanish for cheese) melted into a puddle in a skillet. Perfect for dipping.

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  • 10 M
  • 10 M
  • 10
A casserole dish of sweet potato enchiladas with a place with two enchiladas, lime, jalapenos, and sauce

Sweet Potato Enchiladas

Defiantly untraditional yet unexpectedly incredibly satisfying. That’s what we think of these vegan enchiladas.

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  • 30 M
  • 1 H
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A shredded beef taco bar--a wooden platter with a braised beef shank, cilantro, lime, and pickled onions

Shredded Beef Taco Bar

This taco extravaganza is one part classic Mexican cooking, two parts slightly unconventional toppings, and all parts surprisingly simple to toss together for entertaining or simply family dinner on a Tuesday.. Taco party, anyone?

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  • 1 H, 15 M
  • 5 H
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A close up of vegan nachos made with seitan, plus a sour lime cream, cashew, pickled red onions, avocado, jalapeño, and cilantro

Vegan Nachos

Imagine a world in which everyone could tuck into the same platter of nachos with gusto. World peace starts here, folks.

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  • 45 M
  • 1 H
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A bowl of pork tinga--pork stewed with tomatoes and chipotle peppers, along with bowls of lemon, sour cream, cilantro, cheese on a table

Pork Tinga

We’re hearing a lot about how easy and insanely delicious this classic Mexican pork stew is. And how loved ones are clamoring to leftovers to work the next day. Sounds like a keeper to us.

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  • 3 H
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Steak tacos made of soft flour tortilla, slice steak, salsa verde, pickled onions

Steak Tacos

Finally a steak taco recipe that let’s you determine whether you want it with a little or a lotta heat. Just how much is entirely up to you.

  • 40 M
  • 1 H, 15 M
  • 4
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.

Cutting board with grilled skirt steak tacos, sliced jalepenos, tortillas, lime wedges, pickled onions, cilantro

Grilled Skirt Steak Tacos

Slightly spicy with a hint of sweet. Not to mention oh so satisfying. And did we mention fast and easy?

  • 30 M
  • 2 H, 30 M
  • 8
Chorizo Eggs Benedict

Chorizo Eggs Benedict

Chorizo eggs Benedict. It’s essentially eggs and Hollandaise and chorizo and it tastes like a superlative Spanish homage to a breakfast classic.

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  • 30 M
  • 30 M
  • 8
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.

  • 25 M
  • 1 H, 15 M
  • 11
Carnitas Tacos

Carnitas Tacos

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

  • 15 M
  • 40 M
  • 4