Cinco De Mayo is first and foremost a day of national pride for the people of Mexico. Secondly, it is a great excuse to drink margaritas! Outside Mexico, the U.S. consumes the most tequila by volume than any other country. While a large quantity of this is cheap tequila taken in shot form, even more is from a wide array of very high quality tequilas that are excellent to drink and cook with. Every recipe below is enhanced by the flavors of lime and tequila, and therefore perfect for serving on Cinco De Mayo.  

Margarita CupcakesMargarita Cupcakes

Tequila SunriseTequila Sunrise

Margarita Chicken SkewersMargarita Chicken Skewers

Easy Tequila Lime ShrimpEasy Tequila Lime Shrimp

The Ultimate MargaritaThe Ultimate Margarita

Partytime Tequila SalsaPartytime Tequila Salsa

Margarita CakeMargarita Cake

Tequila Steak FajitaTequila Steak Fajita

Mexican MilkshakeMexican Milkshake

Tequila Lime Chicken Tacos with Caramelized OnionsTequila Lime Chicken Tacos with Caramelized Onions

  Sources: Over the Hill and on a Roll, Crumbs and Pixels