• Cinco De Mayo

    May 5, 2014Danita

    What is Cinco De Mayo, anyway?   History.com says, “Cinco de Mayo—or the fifth of May—commemorates the Mexican army’s 1862 victory over France at the Battle of Puebla during the Franco-Mexican War (1861-1867). A relatively minor holiday in Mexico, in the United States Cinco de Mayo has evolved into a celebration of Mexican culture and…

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  • Chorizo Quesadillas

    March 3, 2014Danita

    Some of you may be asking, “What is Chorizo?”  It’s a slightly spicy Mexican pork sausage, originating in Spain but enjoyed in many Latin American countries.  The flavor varies slightly by country due to availability of spices.   Here in Texas we have “Mexican” Chorizo.  It comes uncooked in a casing like many other types…

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  • Salsa in a Snap

    February 25, 2014Danita

    This is not a sponsored post.  I chose to write about Salsa in a Snap because I love it and wanted you to know about.   In Texas we LOVE salsa and homemade is the best!  I have made plenty of my own salsa but a couple of years ago my daughters and I came…

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  • Top Five of 2013

    December 31, 2013Danita

    2013 – A Great Year! Sometimes it’s hard to believe it’s only been five months since I started this blog.  It was started without much “thought” or research.  That probably isn’t the way most people start blogging, but it was the best way for me.  If I had know how much I DIDN’T know, I…

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  • Carnitas

    November 19, 2013Danita

    It’s been a while since I posted a “Mexican” recipe. I’ve always loved “Mexican” food, even though what we have here in the U.S. is not always as “authentic” as restaurants may claim.  Out here in Texas, we just claim it as our own and call it “Tex-Mex”.   I did a little research about…

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