A Creative Cinco de Mayo Menu Can be Made in 3 Easy Steps

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Planning a menu for a Cinco de Mayo celebration can often be daunting. You want the meal to go off without a hitch, but you also don’t want to skimp on the necessary components. That being said, there are some amazing (translation: mouth-watering) variances on recipes you need to look into based on some very simple menu items. Although you might not necessarily think it, the variety and spices that these dishes can bring to the party are practically endless. Creative culinary skills need not be a requirement, however, since the masters of Mexican cuisine have so kindly shared their knowledge across the world-wide-web to make it easy for many a newbie to experiment. Subsequently, a creative Cinco de Mayo menu can be made with three easy steps. See the food selections below:

1. Queso

A Creative Cinco de Mayo Menu Can be Made in 3 Easy Steps

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This is like a Texas staple, isn’t it? Who hasn’t had a great queso – I mean, really? So, if you’re not coming up with a way to make this at home, you’re missing the boat in your Cinco de Mayo party planning. Here are some great recipes to try.

2. Pico de Gallo

A Creative Cinco de Mayo Menu Can be Made in 3 Easy Steps

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Most often made with chopped tomato, cilantro, onion, fresh serranos, lime juice, and a little bit of salt, pico de gallo can be varied using avocado and sometimes shrimp. Depending on your personal taste, some great recipes for this popular dish, which is also known as salsa fresca, can be found at the link provided here.

3. Tasty Tacos (of Any Kind!)

A Creative Cinco de Mayo Menu Can be Made in 3 Easy Steps

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When it comes to tacos and their various recipes, the possibilities are honestly endless. Many people will be happy to share with you their family’s special take on this tasty dish, but the truth is, you’ll likely want to experiment to make sure you’ve hit on the right mixture that meets the requirements of your taste buds. Regardless of using a wheat or corn tortilla, whatever the delish and hearty filling you’re wrapping it around will be sure to please your palate as well as that of your guests! For recipe options, visit the link provided here.