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Skip the takeout quesadillas and learn to make your own crispy and tender carnitas, chicken chile verde, and even tamales. No, authentic Mexican food doesn't include nachos...but we've got recipes for those, too.
These tamales are stuffed with fruity roasted poblano peppers and melted Oaxacan cheese.
These chicken tacos are anything but boring.
Perfect for Taco Night or Meatless Monday. (Or both.)
Smoky, spicy, thrilling eggs.
Fresh spinach, black beans, and smoky chipotles combine with Swiss cheese in these crispy, golden-brown quesadillas.
Roasting your standard salsa ingredients lends more intensity to the tomatoes.
Use it sparingly anywhere you want a bit of brain-melting heat.
The most refreshing seafood snack.
Browning is key to great tongue tacos.
One of the world's greatest sandwiches.
Perfect for tacos, chilies, enchiladas, nachos, and more.
Ancho chilies add deep color and flavor to this butternut squash soup.
Smoky, fruity, and fiery.
If you love ceviche, then aguachile is for you.
A basic salsa verde made with simmered tomatillos and cilantro.
At first glance, this over-the-top combo may seem like overkill, but there's a method to this madness.
Skewer and charcoal-grill your al pastor for miniature, at-home trompo rotisserie-cooking.
Light masa harina dumplings in a jalapeño-lime broth.
They may be vegan, but with our huge cast of ingredients, they definitely don't pull any punches.
The core items you'll need to get started making great Mexican food at home.
Don't be daunted: Fresh corn tortillas are a piece of cake. Thin, savory cake.
Tacos for potluck? Yes, there's a way, and it's amazing.
Takis are the best new snacks in our lives these days.
We dare you not to get hooked on these.
Get to know a few of our favorite meaty, spicy, gooey Mexican sandwiches.
Pulque is a lightly fermented drink that is inextricably tied to Mexican identity.
A writer gets a rare glimpse into how her favorite Mexican specialty is made.
Mole, pipian, and more.
The best street foods, snacks, and restaurant dishes.
The qualities that make a good mortar and pestle, and how to determine what kind you need.