cinco de mayo

20 Ice-Cold Tequila Cocktails For Cinco De Mayo

We poured some mezcal in there too. You’re welcome.
May 5, 2015 2:00 pm

Ready the limes: It’s tequila time! Cinco de Mayo may conjure up ideas of the perfect frosty margarita, but let’s face it: There are better other things to do with this powerful and delicious spirit. We bring you 20 alternatives to the traditional margarita, because we know you know how to make one already. Celebrate this Cinco with a new signature cocktail.

30 Recipes To Make In May

Hit the greenmarket and harvest your fridge bounty!
Apr 30, 2015 10:00 am

Rejoice, everyone — the farmers’ markets are OPEN! I’m pumped for pea shoots, I’m jazzed for ramps and fiddleheads, I’m stoked for radishes and sprouts and I’m setting a phone countdown for, oh, 90 or so days until the tomatoes are ready. Hey, I don’t ask what motivates you. Me? Garlic scapes and morel mushrooms. Tender baby artichokes. Fresh favas in their shells. You know, the stuff that motivates normal people.

15 Recipes For Mexican Food And Drinks: The Basics

It’s prime time for the fine cuisine of Mexico!
Apr 24, 2015 3:00 pm

Whether you’re gearing up for Cinco de Mayo (or perhaps Cinco de Cuatro, for those of you planning another Arrested Development-themed party) or just want some go-to recipes to quickly satisfy a craving for Mexican food, this is the list for you. We’ve gathered some staples of Mexican cuisine to get you started, including some excellent drinks to keep your warm-weather fiestas feisty.

Here's How to Drink Better Cerveza This Cinco De Mayo

Brews to make your spring fiesta red-hot!
May 1, 2014 2:00 pm

It may not be quite such a big fiesta in Mexico, but in America, May 5th is a serious party fueled by tequila, cervezas and mas cervezas. Bars are going to be crowded and rowdy, think St. Patrick’s Day but with less green and more sombreros. If you’re into a little more space and a little less mayhem, throw a Cinco De Mayo bottle share. I've got your tasting list covered right here.

Can You Freeze Guacamole?

How to make freezer-guac for instant munchies
May 6, 2013 1:31 pm

We never thought there could be such a thing as leftover guac, but we had quite the Cinco de Mayo and now we're faced with this question: can you freeze guacamole? 

Our 25 Favorite Mexican Recipes For Cinco De Mayo

Tacos, enchiladas, nachos, guac and more
May 5, 2013 10:00 am

Happy Cinco de Mayo! If you're not cooking up Mexican food tonight, you might need to rearrange your priorities because this evening is about feasting. Fiesta-ing, sorry. We've rounded up our 25 favorite Mexican recipes for your party tonight, whether it's enchiladas and horchata for two or tacos and tequila for 20. And if it's the latter, can we come? 

Here Is Why I Will Not Be Getting Wasted On Cinco De Mayo

The new amateur hour is misguided
May 2, 2013 4:03 pm

In recent years, Cinco de Mayo has become a warmer, more colorful St. Paddy’s Day: an excuse for people to abandon their work stations and head for the nearest tequila bar, and for booze companies to push branded margaritas, shots and beer. But ask most marketers – or most Americans, for that matter – what Cinco de Mayo is and you’ll likely get this answer: um, Mexican Independence Day? Wrong! Read on for more information and for why I will not be getting wasted this 5th of May.

Our 10 Favorite Cinco de Mayo Recipes

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo by cooking up a feast!
May 5, 2012 3:01 pm

The only way you'll get to the end of your Cinco de Mayo fiesta in one piece is with plenty of hearty Mexican food. We've hand-selected our very favorite Mexican recipes for this glorious day of victory.


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