Category: Día de Los Muertos

Dyed With Intricate Designs, Tortillas Ceremoniales Are Used for Special Occasions

When I was invited as a guest speaker to the 2017 World Forum of Mexican Gastronomy in Mexico City, I spent most of my time sampling the dishes proffered by the food hall stalls representing each of the country’s 31 states and...

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Texas Monthly Recommends: The Nation’s Tallest Catrina Statue is in McAllen

Día de los Muertos has been a long-standing tradition for many Hispanic families throughout Texas. But McAllen is giving truth to the ever-present saying that “everything’s bigger in Texas.” For this year’s celebration, the city...

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