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Macho de Mayo: 6 Man-Strength Cocktails to Get Your Cinco de Drinko Game On
Macho de Mayo: 6 Man-Strength Cocktails to Get Your Cinco de Drinko Game On

Happy Macho de Mayo (aka Manly Cinco de Mayo)!

That's right, this Cinco de Mayo we're straying from the ubiquitous sweet and sour, frothy and fruity cocktails and sugar-rimmed glasses, and instead serving up man-strength cocktails that will get you tipsy in just one sipsy

Want to have fun on Cinco de Mayo? (And possibly, not remember it come el seis de Mayo?) Check out these 6 super-powered drinks guaranteed to take your Cinco de Mayo party to the next level.


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7 Cinco de Drinko Personalities & The Cocktails They'll Be Chugging
7 Cinco de Drinko Personalities & The Cocktails They'll Be Chugging

There are three things you’re guaranteed to see on Cinco de Mayo: sombreros, guac, and a boat ton of crazies knocking back cocktails as though they’re competing for a free “I Got Wasted on Cinco de Drinko” tee shirt. Without question, Cinco de Mayo brings out the party in party animals.

With this in mind, we’ve enumerated the 7 types of drunks you’ll meet on Cinco de Mayo and what they’ll be drinking. Watch out for these lunatics (and maybe have what they’re having).


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Mad About Micheladas: 3 Mexican Beer Cocktails for Cinco de Mayo
Mad About Micheladas: 3 Mexican Beer Cocktails for Cinco de Mayo

Cinco de Mayo is just around the corner, and with less than a week to prepare, we thought it time to start rolling out the recipes. We’re starting with drinks. (That’s the most important part of the party anyway, right?)

Here, three make-at-home micheladas recipes that scream “drink me now!”

Get the recipes at The Latin Kitchen >>>


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6 Gluten-Free Bread Recipes Everyone Can Eat
6 Gluten-Free Bread Recipes Everyone Can Eat

Love bread but can't have gluten? You're not alone.

Whether slathered in butter, served crusty with warm queso or fondue, or dipped in soups and broths to sop up the last bit of savory goodness, nothing delights the palate quite like bread. Unfortunately, if you're gluten intolerant, you can't partake in all that mouthwatering yumminess.

Good news, though. The recipes here are for gluten-free breads only, and they're so good that even if you can eat gluten, you'll want to devour them anyway!  


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Jungle Cuisine: Check Out the Wild Foods of the Amazon
Jungle Cuisine: Check Out the Wild Foods of the Amazon

What does one eat in the Peruvian Amazon? Jungle cuisine, of course. And what is jungle cuisine? Larvae, leaves, and root vegetables, of course!

We know what you’re thinking. It doesn’t exactly make the mouth water. But before you turn on your “No, thank you” auto-reply, click through for a look at what Peru’s indigenous Amazonian people call dinner. We’ve got more food habits in common than you think!


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Get Thee To The Park: 12 Perfect Recipes for National Picnic Day
Get Thee To The Park: 12 Perfect Recipes for National Picnic Day

It's National Picnic Day! Drop what you're doing, pack a lunch, and head outside.

Ok, ok. We know it’s not that easy to put your life on hold. But seriously, casual picnics that celebrate sunshine, good conversation, and delicious food are a great way to spend a birthday, spoil a first date, or take the edge off a stressful work week.

So, in the spirit of this wonderful "holiday," here's a collection of scrumptious, portable, and easy to assemble picnic recipes


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What Do Farmers Wish You Knew? Find Out In This Earth Day Exclusive!
Happy Earth Day! 10 Food Secrets Farmers Wish You Knew

It's not easy being a farmer, which is why we’re honoring these oft unsung heroes today, Earth Day 2015.

For farmers, workdays begin early and end late, weather is intense, resources are limited, and demands are high.

Click through for a glimpse into farming life – what farmers do for our earth, why they do it, and what they wish you knew about their work.  


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Fit Food Tuesday: Get Delicious Recipes for What to Eat After You Work Out
Fit Food Tuesday: Get Delicious Recipes for What to Eat After You Work Out

It’s Fit Food Tuesday, which means we’ve got health food on the brain; specifically, the best snacks and treats to eat after a workout. (You should choose low fat foods that are high in protein and carbohydrates – surprise! – since these refuel and repair your muscles.

They should, of course, also be yummy.

In honor of National Fitness Month, here are our picks for the best foods to eat after a workout.    


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Recipes for Relaxation: 8 Foods That Reduce Stress
Recipes for Relaxation: 8 Foods That Reduce Stress

ICYMI: April is National Stress Awareness Month. (Don’t stress out if you didn’t know; there’s still time to get in the Zen zone.)

One way to get started down the placid path – yea, we’re going to alliterate everything – is to eat the right foods. In fact, certain fruits, veggies and seafood actually reduce cortisol and adrenaline levels while boosting calming chemicals like serotonin.

Here are the best foods to eat when you need to keep your cool


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Take a Tour of Mendoza, Argentina on World Malbec Day
Take a Tour of Mendoza, Argentina on World Malbec Day

Today is World Malbec Day, and to honor one of Latin America’s best-loved wines, we’re highlighting the region with which it is most closely associated.

Mendoza, Argentina is a captivating city with dozens of wineries worth touring and as many restaurants worth visiting.

Here, a virtual tour of our favorite spots to wine and dine in Mendoza, Argentina


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