Holidays

Sure, they roll around at the same time every year, but somehow it’s still easy to be caught off-guard. Never again! Whether you’re planning ahead or at the very last minute, these handy holiday guides will help you make the most of your celebrations all year long.

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The Real History of Cinco de Mayo (It’s Not a Celebration of Mexico’s Independence)

Before you start making margaritas, let's settle what the holiday is really celebrating, shall we?

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17 Surprising Cinco de Mayo Facts You Never Knew

Cinco de Mayo celebrates Mexican culture and heritage. But here's what you might not know about Cinco de Mayo.


15 Cinco de Mayo Traditions to Get Your Party Started

Cinco de Mayo is a holiday that celebrates Mexican and Mexican American culture. Here's how to turn those traditions into...


24 Mexican Restaurant Words You Need to Know

Memorize these common menu item words to fool everyone into thinking you're fluent in Spanish.


21 Taco Recipes You’ll Want to Make Again

These ain't your average tacos! Whip up one of these recipes for your next Taco Tuesday, Cinco de Mayo, or...

Guacamole Dip: Change It Up!

Make your homemade guacamole dip a party favorite with these deliciously different ingredients.


Katie Workman’s Mexican Tortilla Casserole Recipe

This Mexican-style lasagna is vegetarian-friendly but will satisfy even the heartiest of eaters.

5 Ways to Plan a Guilt-Free Mexican Fiesta

The 100-Calorie Margarita Bethenny Frankel’s Skinny Girl Margarita is hundreds of calories less than any version you’ll find in a


Mexican Chicken Soup With Cheese

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Mini Corn Salsa Tostadas Recipe

These mouthwatering bite-size morsels will disappear fast at any party.


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Taco Dip Recipe

This quick and colorful dip is sure to become a family favorite.

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Irresistible Bean Dip Recipe

Make this addictive dip ahead of time in a crock pot.


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Quick Chicken Quesadillas Recipe

These quesadillas look almost too good to eat. And, you can cook them all at the same time in the...


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Cheese-Stuffed Jalapenos Recipe

Spicy jalapenos oozing with cheese will leave you and your guests craving more.


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Chicken Taco Cups Recipe

These wonton cups stuffed with a Southwest-style chicken filling are the perfect finger food for any gathering.


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Southwestern Nachos Recipe

Perfect for a gathering! Your guests are sure to scoop up second helpings of this delicious cheesy nacho casserole.

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10 Minute Zesty Salsa Recipe

This fresh and zippy salsa is is the perfect companion for tortilla chips.


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Hot Chili Dip Recipe

This spicy dip will be a crowdpleaser at any party.


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Mini Chimichangas Recipe

These delicious chimichangas will have your guests yelling Olé!


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Margaritaville Grilled Chicken

Piquant and tasty, this Mexican-style Chicken dish is flavored with cumin, oregano, and chili powder.


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Refried Bean Bake Recipe

Serve up this bubbling hot casserole topped with melted cheese and watch your family and friends drool.


12 Super Easy Mexican Recipes for Your Cinco de Mayo Party

Bring all the spices and Spanish flare with authentic dishes from chef Diane Phillips, author of 14 cookbooks, including the...


10 Delicious Mexican Recipes

Delicious and zesty recipes you'll want to make right away.


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Chipotle Corn and Avocado Dip

Kick off your Cinco de Mayo celebration with this zesty dip that is ready in minutes.

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Grilled Confetti Peppers and Onions

Add a burst of color to your dinner table with this super-simple side dish.


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Mexican Hot Chocolate Cupcakes with Cinnamon Butter Cream Frosting

All the flavors of a cup of Mexican hot chocolate in a cupcake.


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Marinated Orange and Onion Salad

Try this tangy accompaniment that is chock-full of the delightful flavors of oranges, onions, and oregano.a


10 Unknown and Wacky May Holidays

You know Cinco de Mayo and Memorial Day, but have you heard of Limerick Day or Root Canal Appreciation Day?...


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Pork Fajita Salad

For a refreshing take on fajitas, try this savory salad.


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Jalapeno Chicken Enchiladas

Make a tasty Mexican meal with a few common pantry items.