It is believed that on March 2nd, 1836, 175 years ago, Texas officially declared itself independent from Mexican rule. A few years later, in 1845, Texas became an official US State. I have only been to Texas once but I can tell you that is a beautiful part of this country and is home to a fabulous cuisine. The influence of Mexican flavors is widely evident on menus and in home cooking around the state which is where the term Tex-Mex comes from. Texan food with a Mexican flair. We have a whole bunch of delicious Tex-Mex recipes at The Family Kitchen and they are perfect for any Texas Independence Day celebration. I am also sure there are a lot of Tex-Mex recipes we haven’t written about yet. If you have any suggestions for recipes you’d like to see, or recipes you’d like to share please let us know! In the mean time, here is a great round-up of Tex-Mex recipes to create the ultimate Tex-Mex menu:
The Ultimate Tex-Mex Recipe Round-Up!
3. Mango Salsa