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What is everyone cooking for Cinco de Mayo

ryanttryantt Posts: 2,103

my pitmaster’s wheels have been spinning! she wants to make a feast, but isn’t sure what yet. We are coming to you guys for ideas and advice.


Happy cooking everyone, ant thanks in advance for the ideas.

XL BGE, KJ classic, Joe Jr, UDS x2
Massillon Ohio 
Check out Chef Norah Grace on Instagram @the_buckeye_bbq

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  • northGAcocknorthGAcock Posts: 13,389

    So far, I have purchased avocados, cilantro, flour tortilla shells (taco size) and vidalia onions. I don’t no yet where this is headed yet but there are some chix brestest thawing in the frig. I am leaning towards Green Chili chicken enchiladas with chips and guacamole....subject to change though. Fajitas are a possible as well. I also have breakfast burritos as a possibility to start the day. So much to think about today.

    Columbia, South Carolina with a Medium, MiniMax & a 17" Blackstone

    “May the four winds blow you safely home.”
  • ryanttryantt Posts: 2,103

    @northGAcock all of the options you listed sound perfect...how to choose. Norah and my wife ate at the store and she is thinking tacos and street corn. She really wants to get the tortilla making process down.

    So far she has pork belly, red onions, cilantro, and some stuff to make guacamole. She loves to put goat cheese in the guac with roasted red peppers and pickles onions. We will see what she comes up with....it should be a blast.

    XL BGE, KJ classic, Joe Jr, UDS x2
    Massillon Ohio 
    Check out Chef Norah Grace on Instagram @the_buckeye_bbq
  • lousubcaplousubcap Posts: 20,080

    My Cinco de Mayo will be directly influenced by today's Kentucky Derby. Easy last year as both were on the same day-this year... Given what I am expecting to happen this PM tomorrow will be a rally in the AM followed by a few margaritas. Food-wise I will be following this thread for inspiration. Enjoy the planning and execution.

    Louisville;  "indeterminate Jim" here; L & S BGEs, PBC, Lang 36; Burnin' wood in the neighbourhood. # 38 for the win.  Life is too short for light/lite beer.  
  • GregWGregW Posts: 1,950

    All this great food makes me kinda sad to have only bought Tequila and limes.

    Birmingham, AL
  • ryanttryantt Posts: 2,103

    @GregW that’s a fine celebratory meal.

    XL BGE, KJ classic, Joe Jr, UDS x2
    Massillon Ohio 
    Check out Chef Norah Grace on Instagram @the_buckeye_bbq
  • CigarCityEggerCigarCityEgger Posts: 1,487

    Going to a Cinco de Mayo brunch tomorrow at the in-laws. I’m making a chorizo/tater tot casserole of sorts

  • lwrehmlwrehm Posts: 356

    We are cheating, but making Tacos al Pastor and borracho beans, probably some Mexican rice. Cheating? the local Piggly Wiggly has quite a few employees of Mexican decent, and they make some awesome pre seasoned taco and fajita meats, so we are going with that. I will probably add in some grilled pineapple. Tonight we are having brisket tacos with borracho beans, what can I say? I'm the only Gringo in the house, so we eat alot of tacos!

  • dmouratidmourati Posts: 569

    Going for Carne Asada using the Serious Eats recipe and ABTs. I just realized I have a shortage of meat to stuff into the ABTs, so I'm thinking hot Italian sausage might do the trick.

    Mountain View, CA
  • TeefusTeefus Posts: 854

    We’ve narrowed it down to a mammal. We’ll get it nailed down tomorrow.

    Michiana, South of the border.
  • CigarCityEggerCigarCityEgger Posts: 1,487

    Had brunch, breakfast enchiladas, quesadillas, my chorizo/tater tot casserole, street corn salad, churro French toast, among other things. Was a great time with the family. Got home not too long ago, going to make some shrimp tacos for dinner

  • CigarCityEggerCigarCityEgger Posts: 1,487

    Shrimp tacos for dinner


  • The_StacheThe_Stache Posts: 1,153

    My Cinco de Mayo meal was corn tortillas covered with pulled pork soaked in Habanero Mango hot sauce! No Picts... I ate them ALL!

    Kirkland, TN
    2 LBGE, 1 MM


  • jeffc5227jeffc5227 Posts: 68

    I did fajitas chicken breast and ribeye on the black stone.

  • dmouratidmourati Posts: 569

    Carne Asda.



    Mountain View, CA
  • TeefusTeefus Posts: 854


    Michiana, South of the border.
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