cinco de mayo

On Cinco de Mayo, find Mexico in the United States

When celebrating the Cinco de Mayo holiday, would you like a more authentic Mexican experience than simply ordering a margarita and chips and salsa at the local sports bar?

Cinco de Mayo: What to know

If you think Cinco de Mayo celebrates Mexico's independence day, put down that margarita and click through to learn some actual facts about the holiday.

On this day: May 5

Napoleon dies in exile, Mexico wins a historic battle, and Alan Shepard becomes the first American in space, all on this day.

Chicken fajitas

Add some Mexican flavor to your weekend cookout!

Chipotle tamale pie

 This fancy-tasting but simple recipe will kick up your taste buds! 

Beef fajitas

Make this Tex-Mex favorite for your Cinco de Mayo table!