Plan a Perfect Cinco de Mayo Fiesta with the Culinary Content Network Slideshow

Use these recipes and tips from our network of blogs to host an authentic Mexican soirée

Pork Tamales with Salsa Verde

Great to prepare ahead of time, these tamales from Cherry on My Sundae are great as an entrée or as a passed appetizer during a cocktail gathering. 

Easy Sour Cream Salsa Bean Dip

Bean dip is always a crowd-pleaser — add it to your Cinco de Mayo festivities to guest your guests mingling around the bowl. Try this one from Wife of a Dairy Man.


Shrimp Quesadillas

Perfect as starters, these quesadillas from Creole Contessa are ideal to prepare ahead — bake, pan-fry, or grill them on the barbecue if the weather is warm enough.

Baked Chicken Taquitos

A cocktail party favorite, these taquitos from Dinners, Dishes, and Desserts pack the crunch and the flavor.

Spicy Fish Tacos with Avocado-Yogurt Sauce

Perfect for summer, this recipe from The Crumb is super light and fresh and has a little kick.

Strawberry Daiquiri Cake

Recreate the flavors of a summer cocktail favorite in a slice of cake from Bake It with Booze.


Huevos Rancheros

If you’re having a boozy Cinco de Mayo brunch, add this recipe from Kitten with a Whisk. It's a classic Mexican breakfast favorite — huevos rancheros.