Latest New Mexican cuisine Stories

2010-08-24 09:47:00

FORT WORTH, Texas, Aug. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Grocery produce aisles are destination points for today's health-conscious perimeter shoppers, but are rarely hunted for consumer promotions -- until now. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100824/DA54148) (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100824/DA54148) Now appearing in produce aisles nationwide, Wholly Guacamole and ABC TV on DVD proudly present "Stay In, Tune In, Dip In" a $10 rebate offer focusing on "a night-in" with...

2010-07-13 06:25:00

Researchers at a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) meeting on Monday said that contaminated salsa and guacamole dips are among the most common causes of food poisoning in restaurants, and warned that food workers need to take greater care to keep customers from getting sick. They said that nearly one out of every 25 traceable outbreaks of foodborne disease from 1998 to 2008 began with some type of popular dip that contains onions, tomatoes, peppers, avocados and other...

2010-05-04 09:30:00

SAN ANTONIO, May 4 /PRNewswire/ -- In honor of Cinco de Mayo, the world's greatest speed eaters recently battled in the Alamo City to claim victory in the La Costena Feel the Heat Jalapeno Eating Championship Challenge. After ten fiery minutes, including a double overtime one-on-one challenge with the reigning champion, Pat "Deep Dish" Bertoletti emerged victorious by consuming 275 whole pickled jalapenos. The fourth annual challenge was a highly anticipated rematch between the reigning...

2010-04-13 10:17:00

FORT WORTH, Texas, April 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Baseball season launches with dips being added to the Yankee Stadium lineup. Wholly, maker of America's top-selling guacamole, makes a triple play with the New York Yankees, as Wholly becomes the "Official Guacamole, Salsa, and Queso partner of the team." (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100413/DA83832 ) The sponsorship at Yankee Stadium extends through the 2012 season. It features a promotional day and product exposure focusing...

2010-03-23 14:10:40

The Indian military has found a new way to fight terrorism by turning one of their spiciest treats into an effective weapon. After testing the world's hottest chili -- the "bhut jolokia" or "ghost chili," -- the military has decided it would be a good candidate for tear gas-like hand grenades that could immobilize suspects, according to officials on Tuesday. The ghost chili was recorded as the world's spiciest chili and was entered into Guinness World Records in 2007. It is grown and eaten...

2010-02-02 15:01:00

DALLAS, Feb. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- With Super Bowl XLIV less than a week away, the culinary experts at Santa Barbara Bay, makers of best-selling refrigerated deli dips available nationwide, urge Super Bowl hosts and hostesses to keep the menu fresh, fun and festive while minimizing time in the kitchen. No spoons, no forks, no problem If you're looking to score, skip the five-course meal and opt for a classic array of appetizers served buffet-style. Relax the atmosphere and make the party...

2010-01-27 07:35:00

ORANGE, Calif., Jan. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- When it comes to easy, delicious party food for the big game, Don Miguel Mexican Foods are the perfect fit according to Marley Majcher, "The Party Goddess to the Stars." A guest on an upcoming segment of LIFETIME CHANNEL'S weekly television show "Balancing Act," Ms. Majcher will show how Don Miguel's line of Mexican favorites fit right in with the quick, satisfying solutions she's known for recommending to her loyal audience of busy, time-starved...

2009-10-08 09:08:00

FORT WORTH, Texas, Oct. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Guacamole is a little prettier in October as your grocery's refrigerated fresh produce and deli sections introduce Wholly "Pink" Guacamole. Nielsen-ranked, top-selling Wholly Guacamole, is for the second year in a row, donating 15 percent of proceeds from October "PINK" sales to help fight for a cure. The pretty-in-pink box is a reminder of Texas-Based Wholly's support for National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. (Photo:...

2009-09-13 21:21:00

CHICAGO, Sept. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, in honor of Mexican Independence Day, the world's greatest speed eaters competed in the third annual La Costena Feel the Heat Jalapeno Eating Championship Challenge in Chicago. Sonya "Black Widow" Thomas won the La Costena jalapeno eating championship in a sudden death match against the reigning champion Pat "Deep Dish" Bertoletti. The Black Widow bit into her first La Costena championship by eating 250 and a half whole pickled jalapenos in nine...

2009-09-08 23:35:00

Back-to-school lunches can be interesting -- even with dessert added -- and still be healthy, a U.S. dietitian says. Heather Cupp of Riley Hospital for Children in Indianapolis works with parents and doctors to help children avoid obesity. Some different but healthy choices for lunch that appeal to kids in kindergarten through high school include: -- Combo Lunch: Four-six whole grain crackers, 1 slice of low-fat cheese, 1-2 ounces of low-fat turkey or chicken, one-half cup mandarin oranges, 1...

Word of the Day
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'