Viva Mexico! Are you cooking Mexican food to celebrate?

Tonight (in this part of the world, tomorrow in the west) at midnight, will kick off Mexico's independence day. Anyone else doing a Mexican themed meal? If so, whatcha cookin'?

We're hosting a party for about a dozen Filipino friends and coworkers who have never had 'real' Mexican food. We'll be cooking a big pot of Charro Bean Soup, tacos de bistek Matamoros style (my wife's hometown), chicken in Mole sauce, 2 home made salsas with chips and possibly guacamole. We picked up two six packs of Mexican beer (Corona and Tecate, the only ones available) but they're so pricy we're going to switch to local beer once those run out. Also got some tequila for shots. Now if we can just find tortillas... if we can't we're going to have to buy some imported maseca and make our own without a press.



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