Want to go on the Santa Fe Express? Mexican-style stewed tomatoes are the quickest way to add a rich, zesty flavor to this Southwestern recipe for Ranchero rollups.
A wonderful play of taste and texture, this Holy guacamole recipe combines avocados, savory herbs and spices, and just a dash of imagination.
This Mexican-meets-Italian Tostado pizza recipe won the $500 second prize in the Better Homes & Gardens Budget Recipe Contest in 1974.
These little tamale pies are single-serving meals that have sliced tamales baked into a spiced corn batter. Get the recipe from the ’50s here!
Here’s a winning recipe with western flair: Chili manicotti. Start with a popular Italian dish, and add a spicy Mexican influence for this delicious dinner.
Here’s a retro recipe for a lunch or dinner taco salad puff bowl with a puffed bread-like crust that you bake and fill with fresh ingredients.
This popular fast food chain started small in the ’50s, but grew the business & kept the menu small. Look back at vintage Taco Bell restaurants & food here!
Consisting of lots of lettuce, browned hamburger, a variety of vegetables, sauces and dressings, a taco salad is a meal in itself.
Here are some retro Mexican recipes from the 1970s & 1980s – along with a handy pronunciation guide for tough words like ‘tortilla’ and ‘burrito.’
California avocados, Doritos tortilla chips and ground beef make it hearty and nourishing. You make it fast.
California Siesta Fiesta
What is the new to-go fast food so many Americans are eating? Look at the hefty hamburgers, tacos, tostadas, hot dogs, dips and drinks that on-the-go Californians have made a way of life