RECIPE: Blood Orange Margarita

Depending on which survey you read, the Margarita may be the most popular cocktail in the U.S. There are scores of variations, from Ginger Margarita and Melon Margarita to Frozen Grape Margarita to a Frozen Kiwi Cilantro Margarita. For Cinco de Mayo, we’re adding a new Margarita recipe to our repertoire: the Blood Orange Margarita.…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Homemade Dulce De Leche & Dulce De Leche Rice Pudding Recipes

Top: Use ‘em if you got ‘em—serve pudding in cocktail glasses (photo courtesy Taste Of Home). Bottom: A ramekin of Dulce De Leche Rice Pudding (photo and recipe courtesy IMUSAusa.com.   Rice is not native* to Mexico; dulce de leche caramel sauce is. Combine them to make a most delicious fusion food: Dulce De Leche…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Jalapeño Compound Butter

Top: Ravioli with walnut butter (photo courtesy David Venable | QVC). Bottom: Steak with Roquefort Butter (photo Recipes101.com).   Whatever you’re cooking for Cinco de Mayo, spice it up with Jalapeño Compound Butter (recipe below). You can use it for cooking, as a garnish (a pat on the top of grilled meat, seafood, corn-on-the-cob), or…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Try Authentic Mexican Recipes For Cinco De Mayo

[1] Ceviche Acapulqueno, from the Pacific Coast of Mexico (photo courtesy KatanaeStudio.com. [2] Tex-Mex foods like fajitas are not authentic Mexican (photo courtesy Wild Oats), but Tex-Mex cuisine that originated in Texas. Elote, a Mexican street food, is grilled corn with grated cheese and other toppings. Here’s the recipe (photo courtesy Good Eggs).   Chef…
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