So you may have forgotten that today is Cinco de Mayo, aka the 24 hours during which we consume an excess of tequila and guacamole, and chalk it up to Mexican patriotism. Sure, you could let the holiday pass by as if it were any other Thursday... or you could seize the opportunity to throw an impromptu shindig. Below are a few festive recipes to help you get the party started. ¡Salud!
1. Margarita Caliente
2. Dulce de Leche Sundae with Cinnamon-Sugar Crisps “Buñuelos”
Set up a DIY station for these mouth-watering Dulce de Leche Sundaes with Cinnamon-Sugar Crisps "Buñuelos."
3. Habanero Pineapple Margaritas
If you have a little extra time on your hands, whip up a batch of Habanero Pineapple Margaritas, which feature a delicious homemade habanero simple syrup. Get the full recipe here.
4. Tacos de Adobada
What is a spicy margarita without tacos to accompany it? Try these Tacos de Adobada for tender pork-y, bacon-y goodness.
If you're more of a vodka gal, check out this recipe for Tigrita cocktails, which combines agave nectar, lime juice, and tepache, a tasty Mexican home brew.