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Thursday, May 1, 2014

Foodie Friday: Fiesta Ready Recipes For Cinco De Mayo

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Cinco de Mayo is such a fun, colorful and delicious holiday.  If you are mad for Margaritas or just like it hot and spicy, this holiday and blog post is for you.  

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Made with beef brisket, coriander and cumin. How can this not be delicious? Love the presentation, too.
Gourmet Traveller 

Mexican Chicken Tortilla Soup
Soup just didn't get any better than this!
Martha Stewart

Fiesta Wontons With Blender Salsa And Roasted Garlic Guacamole
Now this is a party!
JJ Begonia

Mexican Michelada
I saw this recipe in the NY Times Magazine and instantly thought of my sister, Carole. It's the perfect blend of a beer and a bloody. Cheers!
T Magazine

Chalupas Poblanas 
Thick Tortillas Fried with Salsa.  Oh Yum! These gluten free appetizers are finished with a sprinkle of queso fresco. Something different.

 Gold Pyramid Piñata  
 Grown up party perfect!  This party favor can only be found at 
Provisions by Food 52

Vanilla Orange Flan
Jose Garces’s mother’s recipe, and meant to be served with a fruit salad.
Food And Wine

Mango Jalapeño Margaritas
Ahhh, this recipe calls for Grand Mariner. I'm in!
How Sweet It Is

Mole Trifecta: Fire-Roasted Green, Smoked Oaxacan, Dried Chilaca Red
Now all of your dishes can have the authentic taste of Mexico! Get this set at

Chipotle Lime Shrimp Tacos with Strawberry Salsa
I love a fruit salsa, especially on seafood.  This is a fabulous recipe for any day of the week.
How Sweet Eats

Strawberry Margarita Popsicles
Just too much fun. But don't let the kids get a hold of these. I'll take two!
Baker's Royal

Calamari Tacos With Chili Sauce
This is my favorite recipe of the bunch. I have never found a calamari I didn't like. For me, it is a must try! 
Gourmet Traveller

Chocolate-Dipped Churros
I can only imagine how good these are.  I mean, chocolate dipping sauce?

Mini Tortillas with Corn Mushrooms and Fresh Tomatillo Salsa
This recipe calls for making your own tortillas. Now that would be a first for me. And to do so, you will need a Tortilla Press. You can find one at Sur La Table. Get the recipe at

Hibiscus Flower Enchiladas
If you are looking for an unusual recipe this is it!  You can buy the hibiscus leaves at Amazon click HERE
Love and Olive Oil

Cinco de Mayo Pinata Cookies
Aren't these just the cutest?  And there is a surprise inside that will really get the crowd going.  Watch a step by step video at
We Westchester

Mushroom Quesadillas Con Hongos
A mix of cremini, portobello, shiitake,  and oyster mushrooms will create  layers of flavor. A recipe from Joseph Quintana, the executive chef of Rosa Mexicano Lincoln Center. Have you been there? Fab!
The Diner's Journal

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