Happy Cinco De Mayo and for those preparing festive munchies,  don’t forget these food safety tips from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.  It’s as easy as cook, clean, separate, and chill.  Find out more by visiting the link and help keep you and those celebrating with you healthy and safe.

Some of the most popular Mexican goodies include meat dishes such as tacos, burritos, chimichangas, fajitas and more.  Whether its shredded beef, chicken, or pork, do you know how to properly prepare meats for these dishes? The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) has a great blog post on JUST this very topic.  Take a look as you prepare your snacks and meals that include meat for this fun and festive occasion.

Want to learn some interesting facts about some of the Cinco De Mayo and some of the food staples used in those recipes you just learned how to prepare safely? Take a peek at this infographic below or here.

Enjoy a day of food and fun while staying safe with your food AND learn a little bit of Mexican food history in the process. Ole!