Holy Guacamole! THE Ultimate Cinco de Mayo Round Up

Craving Mexican food?? I know I crave it seriously regularly.

Cinco de Mayo is a widely celebrated holiday that includes lots of Mexican-inspired dishes and drinks, and a fun reason to have get-togethers and celebrate what many people think is Mexico’s freedom.

Aaaaannnnddd…..It’s right around the corner.


Mexican Street Fries by Yours Truly

But, Mexico’s Independence Day—the most important national holiday in Mexico—is actually celebrated on September 16, commemorating the war of Mexican independence from Spain.

Nevertheless, we get to celebrate Cinco de Mayo with amazing food and cocktails! No need to go and wait for a table at your local crowded Mexican restaurant when you can have you very own fiesta at home. Just skip that annoying shit.

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Grilled Mezcal Margaritas by A Nerd Cooks


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Here are 11 amazing recipes for you to celebrate Cinco de Mayo!

Go here to check out all 11 recipes in The Ultimate Cinco de Mayo Round Up.


This article was originally published on Parade Magazine by me.


  • Shea

    Shea Goldstein is a writer and the voice behind Dixie Chik Cooks. She's also a recipe developer and brand ambassador. She has been published in several media platforms such as Redbook, Parade, Food Blogger Magazine and more. She has been developing recipes and writing since 2009. Shea is a Southern Belle Who's Thinking About What's For Dinner While Eating Lunch

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