Want to learn more about Mexican cuisine, food history, cooking techniques, ingredients, and more? Read our guides, features, and personal essays to deepen your knowledge of Mexican food.
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A Basic Introduction to the Salty, Spicy World of Mexican Snacks
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How to Make Mexican Tamales
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How to Stock a Mexican Pantry: 14 Ingredients to Know and Love
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Regional Mexican Cuisine: Oaxaca, the Land of a Thousand Moles
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13 Burrito Styles Everyone Should Know
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Cook-and-Serve Flour Tortillas From TortillaLand Are as Close as You'll Get to Homemade
The Serious Eats Guide to Tequila
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Essential Sodas: Jarritos Tamarindo
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How to Make Kickass Quesadillas | The Food Lab
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Regional Mexican Cuisine: All About Puebla and Central Mexico
Carnitas tacos on a plate with lime wedges.
Regional Mexican Cuisine: Get to Know the Soul Food of Michoacán
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5 Sandwiches You Should Eat in Mexico
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Regional Mexican Cuisine: The Yucatán's Mayan Splendor
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Video: The Right Way to Warm Corn Tortillas
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Three Days and a Pit Oven: How the Best Barbacoa Is Made
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Inside the Mexican Pantry of New York's Top Pueblan Restaurant
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Regional Mexican Cuisine: Old World Meets New in Veracruz
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Meet the Empanadas of Latin America
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The Best Tortas in San Francisco and the Bay Area
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Where to Buy Mexican Ingredients in Los Angeles
A full table at Tortas Ahogadas La Ramadita.
5 Great Mexican Dishes in North Hollywood, CA
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Where to Eat in Mexico's Valle de Guadalupe
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Market Tours: La Merced in Mexico City
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Beer History South of the Border
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Jamie's Guide to LA's Must-Eat Mexican Food
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Tour Guide and Author Lesley Tellez on What Everyone Gets Wrong About Mexican Food
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Market Tours: Mercado San Juan in Mexico City
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Where to Buy Mexican Ingredients in New York City
La Morada Serves Oaxaca's Rarest Mole
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Chicharrón Preparado: Where to Find It in Queens
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Pastel de Atún (Mexican Tuna Cake)
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Mexican Street Corn Salad (Esquites) Recipe
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Frijoles Charros (Mexican Pinto Beans With Bacon and Chiles) Recipe
elotes (grilled Mexican street corn) on a plate with limes and chili powder
Elotes (Grilled Mexican Street Corn) Recipe
Cochinita Pibil wrapped in banana leaves with pickled diced red onion and tortillas.
Cochinita Pibil (Yucatán-Style Barbecued Pork) Recipe
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The Best Michelada Recipe
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Sous Vide Carnitas for Tacos (Crispy Mexican-Style Pulled Pork) Recipe
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Homemade Tacos Al Pastor Recipe
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Mole Poblano Recipe
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Perfect Refried Beans (Frijoles Refritos) Recipe
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Cajeta Casera (Homemade Goat's Milk "Caramel") Recipe
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Easy Mexican Chorizo Tacos Recipe
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Basic Mexican Tamale Dough Recipe
A pork stomach taco with tomatillo salsa
Tacos de Buche (Pork Stomach Tacos) Recipe
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Everything You Can Do With a Can of Chipotles in Adobo
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Mexican Shrimp Cocktail (Coctel de Camarones) Recipe
No-Waste Tacos de Carnitas With Salsa Verde
No-Waste Tacos de Carnitas With Salsa Verde Recipe
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Tacos de Canasta (Basket Tacos for a Party or Potluck) Recipe
A bowl of menudo, or red chile tripe soup.
Menudo Rojo, or Red-Chile Tripe Soup Recipe
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Tacos de Lengua Recipe
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Classic Shrimp Aguachile With Lime, Cucumber, and Red Onion Recipe
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Better Than Chipotle's Beef Barbacoa Recipe
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Champurrado (Mexican Hot Chocolate and Corn Drink) Recipe
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The Best Basic Guacamole Recipe
Two street tacos topped with chicken tinga, diced onion, and cilantro. There are radishes and cut limes on the plate and a dish of chicken tinga nearby.
Easy One-Pot Chicken Tinga (Spicy Mexican Shredded Chicken) Recipe
A black platter of charred al pastor skewers and a pile of lime wedges for last-minute drizzling.
Charcoal-Grilled Al Pastor Skewers Recipe
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How to Make Vegan Chorizo That Even a Carnivore Will Relish
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Fresh and Tart Chelada (Mexican Lime and Beer Cocktail) Recipe