RECIPE: Grilled Mango “Bowls”

For Cinco de Mayo, these mango bowls are great as a dessert with a scoop of vanilla ice cream or lemon sorbet. The recipe is from Urban Accents, which makes it with its Rio grande chili blend, an award winning chili seasoning that balances a smoky mesquite flavor with chili pepper, onion, garlic and bell…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Turkey Chorizo

Love spicy sausage but have been told to avoid the cholesterol? How about turkey chorizo? Made by family-run Diestel Turkey Ranch, it has lots of flavor and less calories, cholesterol and sodium* than conventional pork or beef chorizo. Whether in a Cinco de Mayo recipe or everyday breakfast burritos or scrambled eggs, it has only…
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RECIPE: Chipotle Meatballs

To celebrate Cinco de Mayo, how about Mexican-style meatballs? Meatballs in Chipotle Chile Sauce with Wisconsin Queso Fresco Cheese. Make them small for an appetizer, or bigger for a main course. Serve them with rice and pinto or black beans; or make a Cinco de Mayo meatball sub. This recipe serves four 4 as main…
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RECIPE: Mexican Fiesta Won Tons

Some fusion fare from QVC’s David Venable.   Here’s some fusion food for Cinco de Mayo from QVC’s Chef David Venable. You can make the wontons ahead of time and freeze them until you’re ready to fry and serve. “These little wontons are such a unique way to incorporate all those Tex-Mex flavors you love…
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RECIPE: Margarita Chile Cheesecake Bars

You can make this recipe in a baking pan and cut traditional bars, or make them in individual glass ramekins, jars or custard cups for an especially nice presentation. The recipe is from Melissa’s The Great Pepper Cookbook, the ultimate guide to choosing and cooking with peppers. RECIPE: MARGARITA CHILE CHEESECAKE BARS Ingredients For 16…
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