Real Authentic Mexican Food in Fort Worth, Texas

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A Guide to Mexican Chili Peppers

How do you know if you’re eating at an authentic Mexican restaurant? The best way to determine this is to check the ingredients list for dishes like pico de gallo, rellenos, adobo and mole. If chili peppers, or chiles as they’re called in Mexico, are not on the list, then you may not be eating the real thing.  Chili peppers …


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What Kind of Beef Cuts Is Used in Mexican Food?

What Kind of Beef Cuts Is Used in Mexican Food? Beef is one of the widely consumed meats in Mexican culture. In fact, some of the most well-loved Mexican dishes feature beef as their main ingredient, such as burritos, fajitas, tacos, and enchiladas. Beef is widely used in Mexican cuisine because of its versatility, with different cuts offering variations in …


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Traditional Mexican Spices and Its Origin

Mexican spices – For Mexican cuisine, spices like earthly cumin and fiery chiles, among others, play an important role in perfecting complex dishes and stews. However, the beauty of Mexican cuisine lies in its rich color and flavor infused with culture and tradition. If you’re a fan of Mexican food and are looking for a guide to creating better-tasting, traditional …


A Guide To The Flavors Of Mexico

Flavors Of Mexico – Most would agree that the following regional Mexican dishes have earned their fame throughout the years, becoming fixtures in any Mexican restaurant: tacos, burritos, enchiladas, and fajitas. However, these are just a few of many other delicious regional Mexican foods one could try if you traveled to Mexico often enough to discover them. This guide will …


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How Did Taco Tuesday Start?

The Origins of taco tuesday At Benito’s, and plenty of other Mexican restaurants, Tuesdays have come to be known as Taco Tuesday. Although Mexican restaurants typically have tacos available to order, Tuesday is surely the day that brings in all of the taco lovers. Their favorite Mexican style food at a discounted price makes for a perfect meal. Everyone may …


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How Different Is Mexican Food in America

It’s easy to fall in love with Mexican food. The fresh, flavorful ingredients offer an exciting cuisine. With the touch of spice, Mexican food is easily a popular favorite for many. However, Mexican food involves more than just tacos and salsa.  In this blog post, we’ll delve into the differences between authentic Mexican food and Mexican food in America. Traditional …


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Traditional Mexican Dishes this Easter

Easter in Mexico is a fun and festive celebration, with plenty of traditional dishes served at the table. Easter celebrations span two weeks beginning with Semana Santa or The Holy Week. The festivities culminate with Pascua, which starts on Easter Sunday and will end the following Saturday. Traditional Mexican food around Easter time usually won’t contain meat, following religious Lenten …


The Corn Tortilla: Mexican Food with a History

Most people are familiar with the tortillas from the grocery store. But fresh corn tortillas – now, those are something truly special. To discover where corn tortillas started, head back through the eons to Mesoamerica in 2000 B.C.E., where the Maya began building their intricate society. Corn was a staple of their culture. They planted it, nurtured it, worshipped it, …


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Kid-Friendly Mexican Dishes at Benito’s Mexican Restaurant

Have you introduced your kids to Mexican food? If you haven’t, now is the time! It’s always a good idea to introduce your kids to international food so they can appreciate the different flavors of different cultural cuisines. This being the first experience for your kids, you’ll want nothing but the best.  And that’s exactly what you get at Benito’s Mexican …