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Eat & Drink 05.2.08

Happy Cinco de Mayo… Eat Up!

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As a certified Mexican-food lover, you don’t have twist my arm to convince me to celebrate Cinco de Mayo… but if your arm needs twisting, here are some mouth-watering recipe ideas (for everything from festive main dishes and cocktails to desserts) that should do the trick…

{pictured above} treats from Everyday with Rachael Ray :

Watermelon Agua Fresca (cocktail featuring tequila & triple sec)
Mexican Chocolate Fondue (for dipping with cinnamon donut holes!)
Mexican Hot Chocolate (seasoned with cinnamon and chile powder)
Lime Sorbet Frozen Margarita (just scoop, pour & serve!)

{pictured below} appetizers & main dishes from FoodNetwork :

cinco de mayo recipes

Chipotle Shrimp Tacos with Avacado Salsa Verde
Tyler’s Chicken Enchiladas
Emeril’s Chorizo, Bean, and Cheese Nachos
Tyler’s Chunky Guacamole

What are your favorite dishes for celebrating Cinco de Mayo? Hope you’ll be enjoying them this coming Monday!

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6 responses to “Happy Cinco de Mayo… Eat Up!”

  1. Katie says:

    A watermelon flavored cocktail?! I’ll take mine with a side of ultra-cheesy nachos, please!

  2. Gina says:

    Everything looks so yummy! Especially the nachos and the lime sorbet margaritas!

  3. Liz says:

    I like the lemon sorbet cocktail! Yummy:)

  4. Leslie says:

    I love the use of the watermelon…so much prettier than the typical lime that is stuck with tequila drinks!

  5. olivier lalin says:

    Certainly no need for Arm Twisting! Those photos Look so appetizing. We’ ve just celebrated the 1rst of May ( Labor day ) in Paris. I’d be ever so glad to celebrate some more

  6. Kelly says:

    Those chocolate dipped cinnamon donut holes look awfully tempting! Ugh…I love Cinco de Mayo but I have a feeling it’s going to be a detriment to my diet! Oh, well – just one day, right? :)