This Cinco De Mayo, skip the crowded restaurant scene, and host your own fiesta. Choose several of our favorite recipes that showcase both classic and twists on traditional Mexican fare. Create a buffet with appetizers of salsa and guacamole, entrees and desserts or serve it family style from the table. These delicious dishes are great anytime of the year, not just on May 5!
Fun Cinco De Mayo Fact
Contrary to popular belief, Cinco de Mayo is not Mexico’s Independence Day, which falls in September. The holiday actually commemorates the Mexican victory over French forces at the Battle of Puebla in 1862. Today, it’s also a celebration of Mexican pride.
Start off with a refreshing beverage. It’s just not Cinco De Mayo without a margarita, right?
Here are four tasty concoctions that are sure to please.