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A selection of delicious Mexican recipes for the holidays.
  1. Winter Holdidays
  2. Dia de los Muertos- Day of the Dead
  3. Cinco De Mayo

Winter Holdidays

For Mexico the winter holidays include "Day of the Virgin of Guadalupe," "Las Posadas," "Día de los Reyes" and "Candlemas." Christmas Eve or "Noche Buena" and Christmas are also celebrated. These recipes are found on dinner tables throughout Mexico during this festive season.

Dia de los Muertos- Day of the Dead

Dia de los Muertos is a celebration of those family and friends that have passed on and a a celebration of their time here with us. Altars are set up for the visiting spirits including travel items as well as delicious traditional dishes and decorative sugar skulls.

Cinco De Mayo

Cinco de Mayo is a celebration of the Battle of Puebla and is not Mexico's independence day as it widely thought. The Battle of Puebla took place when France was trying to invade Mexico and the Mexican soldiers fought back and won. That is why we celebrate Cinco de Mayo today. The state of Puebla celebrates Cinco de Mayo with fiestas, dancing, decorations and food. Women dress in brightly colored dresses, and men wear authentic western clothing to commemorate the holiday. There are parades, Mariachi bands and people dancing in the streets. And of course many traditional Mexican foods are enjoyed.

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