Courtesy of Veggie Grettie, we have a round-up of Cinco de Mayo recipes. I for one am psyched for a big Mexican meal.
It dawned on me that I wasn’t exactly sure about the origins of Cinco de Mayo, so I did a quick Wikipedia search and discovered that contrary to what most people think, Cinco de Mayo is not Mexico’s Independence Day (that is actually celebrated Sept. 16th). Cinco de Mayo is…
…[O]bserved in the United States as a celebration of Mexican heritage and pride, and to commemorate the cause of freedom and democracy during the first years of the American Civil War.
Start planning those menus!