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Spice Up Your Cinco de Mayo With These Flavorful Cookbooks

Happy Cinco de Mayo

Yes, it’s Cinco de Mayo once again. And, what does that mean beyond the usual swell of Corona, margarita and enchilada specials? Here in the U.S., it is a celebration of Mexican pride and heritage. It’s also a fantastic excuse to try out some new dishes inspired by our neighbor to the south.

Not feeling creative? Do you still want to celebrate in a culinary way, but, you can’t see past a wet burrito? Not to worry, we can help.

Here’s a list of cookbooks to put some zip into your Cinco de mayo celebration.

Feliz Cinco de Mayo!

Cookbook Daily: Eva’s Kitchen

Cookbook Daily

Eva's Kitchen: Cooking with Love for Family and Friends

Ok, so, she’s a desperate housewife. Who says, even desperate housewives aren’t great cooks? Certainly not me.

Eva Longoria is out with her first cookbook. It’s a collection of recipes that help to answer some of the burning questions you may have been asking about her upbringing and heritage. In short, great, delicious family recipes.

Eva was raised in Texas, but, has Mexican ancestry, so you’re going to get a fantastic combination of authentic regional cuisines. Foods and cooking styles that share so many similar culinary components.

There is even a chapter on Tortilla’s, Biscuits and Quick Breads that you’ll love giving a whirl.

If you can’t get enough of Eva on the telly and would like to give some of the dishes that she grew up on a shot, then Eva’s Kitchen, is a must for your kitchen.

Author: Eva Longoria & Marah Stets
Hardcover: 224 pages
Publisher: Clarkson Potter
ISBN-10: 0307719332

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If you already own this book. Leave a comment and let everyone know what you’ve made from it and how it turned out.

Hey, you might want to checkout some of these other great Cookbook Daily features:

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