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Cinco de Mayo Dinner News – France vs. Mexico

Stewed Beef, Mexican Rice, and a Bolio

Celebrate Mexico's triumph with dishes the French left behind.

The Menu

Today marks the victory of Mexico over the French but is often celebrated with Tex~Mex classics.  Change it up this year and bring the wonderful baked goods, cream sauces, and squash blossoms to your dinner table or margarita party.


Crepas de Flor de Calabaza – Crepes filled with squash blossoms and covered in a poblano cream sauce.

Memelas with Queso Fresco and Charred Tomato Sauce – Small hand-made tortilla disks with seasoned tomatoes and cheese.

Tinga – Fried chicken tortilla rolls.


Guisado de chambarete –  Stewed beef in potato, corn and chayote.

Pollo Poblano – Chicken in a poblano cream sauce.

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14 March 2011 Dinner News – Pi Day


Pi Plate for sale on Amazon has the perfect plate for the day


Exploratorium (San Fransisco, CA) – The birthplace of the holiday
Geek Freak Weekend (Princeton, NJ) – The birthplace of Einstein
Pi Across America – word problems and suggested classroom activities
Morton Seakhouse – Key Lime Pie for $3.14 today, normally $10.50


Happy Half Tau Day! – Radius’ have their fans too… they use Tau instead… competing merchandise is available… but no recipes.
On Pi Day, is ‘pi’ under attack? ( – Link to the “What pi sounds like” video.

Collections of Recipes

Celebrating The Pies Of March (NPR) – Pizza on a pie crust anyone?
10 Delicious Pies For Pi Day! ( – including a breakfast pie.
Pi Day: Ten Fave Vegan Pies! ( – Fruit, custard, cream, and mousse goodies.
Science Blog 2010 Pie Day Contest Winners

Try some of these options to celebrate Pi all day long:


Greek Lamb Pie (
Shrimp Pie (
Cupcake Tin Pork Pie (
Vegan Seven Layer Tortilla Pie (

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