cinco de mayo

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.

Recipes For Cinco de Mayo Brunch

Pad out that drink tank with Mexican brunch recipes
May 5, 2012 12:01 pm

Happy Cinco de Mayo! If you haven't already woken up to a shot of tequila in bed (hey, some friends are better than others), may we make the following suggestion? Get some eggs, cheese, salsa and tortillas in there before you head off to the cantina and the world will be a lot better for it.

Invasión Francesa Cocktail Recipe

A margarita for your Cinco de Mayo festivities
May 4, 2012 5:42 pm

If you love springtime as much as we do and really want to honor the history of the holiday, try the Invasión Francesa Cocktail. The drink represents Chef Julian Medina's signature cooking style of elevating traditional Mexican flavors and ingredients. He adds fresh tarragon and spring peas to the cocktail for a seasonal riff on a very important drink. 

Mole Poblano Recipe

Make a Mexican mole sauce in an hour or less!
May 4, 2012 3:31 pm
mole recipe
Photo: Chantal Martineau

Perhaps, instead of celebrating Cinco de Mayo with tequila shots this year, you’ll consider sequestering yourself in the kitchen with a pile of chiles and chocolate to make a meal that really means something. OK, so maybe not instead of tequila. The two actually make quite the flavorful pair.

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