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5 Smoky Cocktails for a Cinco de Mayo Party

Skip the fruity margaritas.<p>Smoky guacamole and chipotle-spiked fajitas aren't the only ways to add heat to a Cinco de Mayo fiesta. Here are six smoky cocktails to make for the celebration:<p><b>1. The Red and the Black</b><p>A clever black pepper-infused simple syrup elevates this tasty tequila drink.<p><b>2.</b> …

Cinco de Mayo

5 Margarita Recipes for Cinco de Mayo

When life gives you lemons, make lemonade. And when you're dealt a hand of limes, make margaritas.<p>"The best nights I don't remember are when I've had …

Food & Dining

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo With 6 Top Shelf Tequilas

This may come as a surprise, but Cinco de Mayo does not in fact celebrate the invention of the margarita or even the opening of America's first …

Classic, Perfect Pear and Cucumber Chili: 3 Marvelous Margarita Recipes to Celebrate Cinco de Mayo

Cinco de Mayo wouldn’t be complete without a refreshing Classic Margarita, but we love to explore new twists on this ubiquitous Mexican cocktail …

The Ultimate Not-Taco Cinco de Mayo Menu

Separate yourself from the taco-obsessed masses and make this gorgeous (and insanely delicious) Mexican party spread.<p>Want to make an impressive Cinco de Mayo feast that your friends will remember even after a few rounds of tequila shots? Then separate yourself from the taco-obsessed, El …

Cinco de Mayo

3 Non-Margarita Tequila Drinks For Your Cinco Drinking Pleasure | FWx

Don't get us wrong, e’re fans of margaritas, don’t get us wrong, especially when they’re made properly. But tequila is an extremely versatile spirit — you can make boozy, stirred tequila drinks; bright, fruity tequila day-drinks; and so much more. In celebrating Cinco de Mayo, let’s check out three …

Drinking

Enfrijoladas Can Save Cinco de Mayo

These bean-smothered tortillas can be folded into saucy pockets or stuffed enchilada-style with meat. Scorching them over a burner before covering with bean sauce will give the tortilla a welcome toastiness, and you could even fry them instead, for even more lasting crispness under the blanket of …

Cinco de Mayo

17 Cinco De Mayo Recipes To Try This Year

¡Fiesta!<p>1. Roberto Santibañez’ Classic Guacamole<p>There’s no such thing as a Cinco de Mayo without guacamole. Trust me. Get the recipe.<p>2. Cuban Avocado, Watercress, and Pineapple Salad<p>Not <i>every</i> dish you eat this Cinco de Mayo has to be covered in melted cheese. Get the recipe.<p>3. Chicken and Black Bean …

Cinco de Mayo

Ole! 15 Mouthwatering Recipes For Cinco de Mayo

Cinco de Mayo is the perfect excuse to throw a party and indulge in all your favorite Mexican foods. From Chicken Enchiladas with Tomatillo Sauce to Tres Leches Cake (and, of course, Margaritas), these South-of-the-Border recipes will make your fiesta unforgettable.<p><b>1. Chicken Enchiladas with</b> …

Recipes

7 Cinco de Mayo Drinks That Aren't Margaritas

It's time to get creative.<p>While you can never go wrong with a margarita, that's not the only fantastic to drink to make for Cinco de Mayo celebrations. From sparkling-wine-and-tequila-spiked cocktails to the best sangrita, here are seven awesome Cinco de Mayo drinks to make other than margaritas.<p><b>1.</b> …

Drinking

33 Best Burger Recipes

These incredible burger recipes include superstar chef Bobby Flay's nacho burgers and juicy cheddar-and-onion burgers.

Recipes

The Best of New York Eating 2016

Best of New York: Eating See all categories<p>Takeout Matzo-Ball Soup Ceviche Fritters Sandwich Cheese Course Bacon Flatbread Chinese Barbecue Cookies …

Best Burgers in the U.S.

The burger, America’s quintessential comfort food, can now be enjoyed in an impossibly endless number of ways. There are round-the-clock burgers at 24-hour-roadside joints and ephemeral late-night burgers sold out in mere minutes; burgers grilled in hundred-year-old cast-iron broilers and burgers …

Burgers

Paloma

The Paloma is traditionally prepared with Squirt, which, in Mexico, is sweetened with cane sugar. When you can’t source the south-of-the-border …

Tommy’s Margarita

In 1987, Julio Bermejo created this modern margarita variation, which substitutes agave nectar for triple sec, and named it after his family’s …

For Cinco de Mayo, Try Blue Nectar’s Sweet and Spicy Margarita

Just in time for Cinco de Mayo, Nikhil Bahadur of Blue Nectar Tequila offers this recipe for a one-of-a-kind margarita flavored with blood orange and …

Seven Tips for Drinking Mezcal

The Indiana Jones of mezcal gives us the scoop.<p><b>On a quiet</b> street in an out-of-the-way Mexico City neighborhood where many <i>chilangos</i> fear to tread, …

Mezcal

16 Under-the-Radar Southern Food Destinations

Greenville, SC<p>Greenville is often overshadowed by the Antebellum glamour and decadent Lowcountry dishes of South Carolina's major food center, …

In the City of the Cheese Steak, Vegans Feel at Home

What do you call a Philly cheese steak with no cheese and no steak?<p>It sounds like the setup to a punch line. But there’s nothing to laugh at when it comes to eating vegan in Philadelphia, which, in the last few years, has blossomed into a dynamic universe of vegan food, from old-school doughnuts to …

Vegan Recipes

The Biggest Mistake You Can Make When Negotiating

And what it’s costing you<p><i>The Leadership Insider network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in business contribute answers to timely</i> <i>questions about careers and leadership. Today’s answer to the question</i><i>:</i> <i>How can you be a good negotiator</i><i>? is written Phil Friedman,</i> …

Value Propositions

25 Things I Learned About Sales After Reaching Out to 250 People

Sales is critical not only for business growth but also for your career. It's an activity that shouldn't just be limited to the sales department, but infused in everything a business does.<p>No matter what business you are in, Sales is a part of life. Sales can be as simple as introducing yourself to …

Selling

Pain au Chocolat (Chocolate Croissant) Recipe

Stir together yeast and ½ cup water heated to 115° together in the bowl of a stand mixer fitted with a dough hook; let sit until foamy, about 10 minutes. Stir in milk, sugar, 3 tbsp. melted butter, powdered milk, and salt; add flour. Mix on medium speed until a stiff dough forms, about 5 minutes. …

Chocolate

Easy Mascarpone Ice Cream Recipe

In a small saucepan, whisk the milk with 1⁄4 cup sugar and the gelatin and let stand for 5 minutes. Warm the milk over medium heat, whisking, until the sugar and gelatin dissolve. Remove the pan from the heat and whisk in the mascarpone and lemon zest until smooth. Pour the ice cream base into a …

Ice Cream

The Simple Rules to Make Killer Croques Monsieurs and Madames

Get the Recipes<p>Cheesy, Gooey Croques Monsieurs<br>• Rich and Creamy Croques Madames<p>I've heard a tale that the croque monsieur was discovered by French workmen who placed their lunch pails next to a radiator. When they sat down to eat, their ham and cheese sandwiches had melted from the heat, and the rest …

Recipes

How to Make Gnocchi

A step-by-step guide, from the chef of Hearth in New York.<p><i>This recipe comes from Lucky Peach #14: The Obsession Issue. For more great stuff like</i> …

The Best New Hotels in the U.S.: Hot List 2016

In this year's list of the top 60 new hotel openings around the world, the U.S. lay claim to 13 hot properties, including some surprises in smaller …

Travel

11 Pro Grilling Tips That Will Intensify Your Flavor Profiles

Grilling is the world’s most delicious science. Make your grilling even more delicious with expertly crafted flavors from Weber Sauces & seasonings.<p>1. Use a good, digital, instant-read meat thermometer.<p>Grilling is nothing more than heating meats to appropriate temperatures, and temperature controls …

Recipes

6 Insanely Popular Ways to Waste a Life

<i>What we truly need to do is often what we most feel like avoiding.</i><p>If we don’t go after what we want, we will never get it. If we don’t ask the right …

Happiness

The Hottest Burgers in New York City, Spring 2016

Nick Solares on Apr 21, 2016, 3:01p<p>Salvation Burger<p>There is no menu item more ubiquitous in New York City than the hamburger. What used to be a …

New York City

The Smallest Hotel Rooms

Around the world, skyrocketing real estate prices and increasingly limited urban sprawl are altering hotel development as we know it. Hot on the …