TIP OF THE DAY: Plantains

If you’ve never cooked with plantains before, today—Cinco de Mayo—is the day to try it. While yellow-brown, brown and black plantains can be peeled like a banana, it is much more difficult to peel a green or yellow plantain. Instead, take a paring knife, slice off the ends of the plantain and slit the skin…
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CINCO DE MAYO: Sweet & Hot Tequila Drink

[1] We love the pineapple and heat in this drink (photo © Hornitos Tequila). [2] Lime wedge (photo by Hannah Kaminsky | THE NIBBLE).   For your consideration: a sweet, spicy and smooth tequila drink called the Pico de Plata (“silver beak”). The recipe was created by mixologist Jason Littrell for Hornitos Tequila, using sweet…
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