Lemon Lime Ginger Margaritas

Lemon Lime Ginger Margaritas are a fun twist on a classic margarita. The ginger gives it a nice sweet and spicy flavor – such a refreshing and delicious cocktail!
Lemon Lime Ginger Margaritas | ChezCateyLou.com

Happy Friday! It has been awhile since I posted a cocktail recipe and so I figured that Friday was the perfect day to share a delicious margarita recipe with you – Lemon Lime Ginger Margaritas! I am obsessed with ginger in drinks right now. Anytime a menu has a ginger cocktail, I must order it. I love the spicy sweet taste that it gives drinks, and it really adds a great depth of flavor to this ginger margarita.

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Churro Donut Holes with Dulce de Leche Filling

Churro Donut Holes are stuffed with creamy Dulce de Leche filling. These cinnamon treats are the perfect breakfast or dessert to make for Cinco de Mayo!

Churro Donut Holes with Dulce de Leche Filling | ChezCateyLou.com

Anytime I see Churros on a menu or pass a churro store, I get overly excited and yell “CHURROS!”. It is a totally weird behavior, but I can’t help myself. I love churros and I also love the word! My churro obsession is kind of strange though because I actually don’t eat churros very often, and had never even tried them until I moved to NYC! I still remember my first real churro – it was from the Doughnut Plant! They don’t make churros anymore, which is a shame, because it was memorably good.

In honor of Cinco de Mayo, I wanted to make a breakfast based off of churros – Churro Donut Holes, and just to make them even more outrageous I stuffed them with Dulce de Leche!  All in the name of Cinco de Mayo – what a great holiday.
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Mexican Rice made with Brown Rice

Brown rice is cooked with onions, tomatoes, garlic, and jalapenos making this Mexican Rice so flavorful and delicious! A great side dish for Cinco de Mayo!

Mexican Rice made with Brown Rice | chezcateylou.com

Happy Friday! And it is an especially happy Friday because it is Cinco de Mayo and Derby weekend. Aka lot of delicious food and great drinks. I wanted to post something for Cinco de Mayo, and visions of churros and fish tacos and magaritas were dancing through my head. And those ideas are still floating around to make this weekend, but I really wanted to go back to basics, Cinco de Mayo style, and make some Mexican Brown Rice.

Ok I know, it sounds kind of boring. But sometimes simple food is the best food. Like this Mexican rice – it is nothing fancy, just some brown rice with tomatoes, onions, and jalapenos (and a few other goodies!), but it is so good! Plus it is the perfect side dish to make for your Cinco de Mayo feasts.

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