Earn Your Beer(s)

Happy Cinco de Mayo to all of you who love a good reason to celebrate the holiday by enjoying a cold beer or a frozen margarita , because I know I do....more

Cinco de Mayo Scavenger Hunt?

 Cinco de Mayo Scavenger Hunt?Maybe Cinco de Mayo is part of your family heritage or tradition, or maybe you like any celebration that involves a margarita.  Either way, Cinco de Mayo is a celebration, and with any celebration, a scavenger hunt can make it adventurous, interactive and fun....more

Top 10 Cinco De Mayo Recipes - 2016 Edition

Despite the crappy outcome of last night's Capitals/SuckyPenguins playoff game, I'm still in the mood to celebrate Cinco De Mayo today. So bring on all of the tacos, nachos, empanadas, salsa, chimichurri, guacamole, and tortilla chips. I'll also take a big ol' margarita with them as well, or perhaps two, or maybe even three. It's gonna take a lot of drinks to forget that my favorite team is not living up to their potential. At this point, margaritas might be the only solution to having to look SuckyPenguinsFans in the face and admit almost certain defeat....more

5 Ingredient Mango Salsa

This Mango Salsa recipe is so easy to make and only has FIVE ingredients!  I will be making another batch of this salsa for Cinco de Mayo. (Since this batch lasted only one day in my house!)...more

Cinco de Mayo...Eat, Drink & Marry...Like an Egyptian?

So, today, May 5th, is my wedding anniversary. Yes, I did that on purpose.Since becoming aware of men, and their challenge with details such as remembering dates...it only made sense to me to choose a date for us to get married that landed on a holiday. A holiday often celebrated with...eating & drinking. And since we met in the City of Angels, so close to the border of Mexico, and in a city where the ethnic majority is Latino and Hispanic, well, it just made sense. Yep, he's a Mexican Angel....more

The Ultimate Cinco de Mayo Menu Planner

Cinco de Mayo is next Tuesday, and you know what that means: It's time to fiesta! Aside from Southern food, Mexican food is my favorite cuisine, so naturally Cinco de Mayo is one of my favorite holidays. I'm not typically one to post a roundup for every holiday and occasion. However, I have so many Mexican-inspired recipes here that I just love so much, and I want to help you plan the ultimate menu for the holiday. So whether you are throwing a big blowout or just enjoying some Mexican food at home, I've got you covered. ...more
Yum, yum, and yum again! It will have to be Cinco de Mayo every day of May and even into ...more

Chicken and black bean tostadas

It’s official: tostada Tuesdays are now a thing in our house.  Next Tuesday also happens to be Cinco de Mayo!  How’s that for a coincidence?Cinco de Mayo isn’t as big a thing in Canada compared to the States (and Mexico, obviously), but it’s a fun excuse to cook up some Mexican-inspired eats. ...more

Tequila Popsicles, Lime Shrimp + More for Cinco de Mayo

Cinco de Mayo is the time for laughter, friends and really cook cocktails. -PJ Gach...more

Last-Minute Fiesta: Nacho Mama's Taco Party

I love to host gatherings at my house.  It gives me an opportunity to really clean my house and show off my limited Rachael Ray-ish party skills  Sure, spending time with family and friends is a bonus but what if you want to host a party with people who relatively strangers?Contrary to popular belief I am not the most outgoing gal, at least not on purpose. Oddly, I worked in the service industry most of my life and could fake it most of the time....more
sounds like a lot of fun AND yummy too!!more