Make any meal a fiesta with these family favorite recipes from south of the border.
In the United States, these cookies are called snowballs, but in other parts of the world they're known as Mexican wedding cakes or Russian tea cakes.
If your kids are taco fans, they'll love to fill their shells with this mildly spicy turkey meat and pile them high with toppings. The turkey filling can also be used for nachos, quesadillas and burritos.
The perfect dinner idea for your next outdoor fiesta.
We used pork, but you could also use chicken, turkey, ground beef or shrimp.
This taco filling is made with lean ground beef, but for variation, you might try it with ground turkey or pork.
A meal wouldn't be Mexican without rice and beans, whether inside or alongside a tortilla.
Otherwise known as pico de gallo, this colorful salsa can be used as a dip as well as a topping.
Roasting brings out the sweet, natural flavor in any pepper.
Tomatillos, also known as Mexican tomatoes, have a wonderful, mild lemon flavor. This sauce is an attractive garnish for any Mexican dish--it also enhances the flavor of grilled poultry and fish and can be used as a salad dressing.
This help-yourself meal, popular in Texas, is loved by bothkids and cooks because they can combine meat, vegetables,and bread, all in one dish.
From the kitchen of Gloria del Rio, Mexico, D.F.
From the kitchen of Kelli, Springfield, Missouri