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 Cupcakes

Margarita Cupcakes Tequila Sunrise Margarita Chicken Skewers Easy Tequila Lime Shrimp The Ultimate Margarita Partytime Tequila Salsa Margarita CakeTequila Steak Fajita Mexican Milkshake

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[Tequila Lime Chicken Tacos with Caramelized Onions

Tequila Lime Chicken Tacos with Caramelized Onions