Tacos al Pastor

by Mara @ What's For Dinner? on May 6, 2013

in Mexican/Latin, pork

It’s probably not shocking to any of you that I made a Mexican dish for Cinco de Mayo. I mean, honestly, this should not come to you as a surprise. I make Mexican food any chance I get, so a holiday where it’s expected? Bring it! You’ve seen tacos al pastor on this blog before, […]


Recipes for Cinco de Mayo

by Mara @ What's For Dinner? on May 3, 2013

in Mexican/Latin

Ok, ok, I caved, just like I said I wouldn’t. Whatever. I’m a Mexican food addict and have so many delicious Mexican recipes that would be perfect for your Cinco de Mayo celebration! But first, the Spanish teacher in me needs to give you a brief history lesson on Cinco de Mayo. It is not, […]


Fiesta Elote Bowls

by Mara @ What's For Dinner? on April 29, 2013

in Mexican/Latin, shrimp

You are likely going to be overwhelmed in the next few days with “OMG YOU GUYS A MEXICAN RECIPE!” because Cinco de Mayo is coming up! Not going to lie, this is another one. But I swear, this comes from a place other than “OMG CINCO DE MAYO”. This comes from a baseball game. I […]


Celebrating Spring at Frontera Grill

by Mara @ What's For Dinner? on March 24, 2013

in dinner out, Mexican/Latin

What do you get when you put two Spanish teachers and three band directors on a train to downtown Chicago on the first day of Spring break? Ok, that’s a really bad start to a really bad joke. Really though, to celebrate Spring Break, my friend and work teammate Matt, as well as the band […]

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Hearty Green Chile Chicken Stew

by Mara @ What's For Dinner? on February 6, 2013

in chicken/turkey, Mexican/Latin, simple recipe

First things first. Have you voted for my cupcake yet? It takes about 20 seconds and I’d love if you’d spare your time to vote!! Please and thank you! In a joking conversation with a coworker last week, we both mentioned that, no matter what our mood, Mexican food and flavors always sounds good. Chilaquiles […]

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