It’s time to celebrate Cinco de Mayo and for many people, that means feasting on some delicious traditional Mexican foods.
Cinco de Mayo commemorates the Mexican army’s 1862 victory over France at the Battle of Puebla during the Franco-Mexican War.
Mexican families across the world celebrate this date, but the holiday has been picked up by many other cultures as well.
If you are having a hard time deciding what to make this holiday, try one of these tasty recipes.
Happy Cinco de Mayo everyone! Try our mushroom salsa recipe for some fun with fungi: http://t.co/7fs1jnCd4Z pic.twitter.com/a7HZibyRtc
— D'Artagnan (@DArtagnanFoods) May 5, 2014
Celebrate Cinco de Mayo with homemade salsa! Try our Apple Salsa Rojas recipe: http://t.co/I26duPSMyc pic.twitter.com/pFOFBespyQ
— Domino Sugar (@dominosugar) May 5, 2014
Ta da! Easy (Strawberry) Margarita cupcakes for Cinco de Mayo! Recipe now on the blog. http://t.co/Svvi7ARN5y pic.twitter.com/TBrvApJ2Dd
— Alyssa Campanella (@AlyssCampanella) May 4, 2014
I've tweeted this Lobster Quesadilla recipe before but for Cinco de Mayo I'm tweeting it again.http://t.co/KXVkjLFCFT pic.twitter.com/cYcrE04dSh
— PE Seafood Seasoning (@islandseasoning) May 5, 2014
If you are hoping to relax this Cinco de Mayo and have a few mixed drinks, try some of these tasty and refreshing options. These drinks are perfect by themselves or will compliment your favorite Cinco de Mayo meals as well.
Just remember, it’s a Monday and you have to go to work tomorrow.
Happy Cinco de Mayo! Here's a Bushmills recipe for the occasion. pic.twitter.com/o62W6sQqR4
— Bushmills USA (@BushmillsUSA) May 5, 2014
Happy Cinco de Mayo, almond fans! Celebrate by making this delicious almond drink, Horchata. http://t.co/NsxXumbme9 pic.twitter.com/y86vqq2MZb
— California Almonds (@almonds) May 5, 2014
Happy Cinco de Mayo! Remember, no need to get too schmancy with your margaritas: http://t.co/Fw1tSTtxjF pic.twitter.com/7SQJQFsieP
— CNN Living (@CNNLiving) May 5, 2014
#FelizCincoDeMayo! Make sure to celebrate the #Vi way with a Virgin Lemon-Berry Margarita –>http://t.co/KQWuy30ecT pic.twitter.com/m0nPZVEfkz
— Blake Mallen (@BlakeMallen) May 5, 2014
Cinco de Mayo is all about celebrating, having fun and enjoying yourself. Including traditional Mexican foods in your Cinco de Mayo dinner will give you a better appreciation for the holiday and allow you to enjoy a dish you might not try otherwise.
What is your favorite Cinco de Mayo recipe?
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