What To Do: Kennett rolls out the party for Cinco De Mayo

By Denny Dyroff, Staff Writer, The Times Cinco De Mayo Cinco De Mayo is day for partying — one of the biggest party days of the year for the people of Mexican descent. But, just as you don’t have to be Irish to party on St. Patrick’s Day or Indian to get colorful celebrating Holi, you don’t have to be Mexican to celebrate Cinco De Mayo.

On Your Table: Nothing beats Hatch Chiles for Cinco De Mayo

By Cathy Branciaroli, Food Correspondent, The Times The cornerstone to a good enchilada is the sauce. In this dish it’s a Hatch green chile sauce, New Mexico style. In Mexico, Cinco de Mayo marks a historical event but largely isn’t celebrated as a holiday.  In the US on the other hand, it’s become a fiesta of feasting and enjoying Mexican food.  Hardly anyone in this country knows its true...

What To Do: Viva El Cinco De Mayo!

By Denny Dyroff, Staff Writer, The Times Don’t worry about the rising prices of avocados. Don’t think twice about the higher cost of making guacamole. Nothing puts a damper on the celebration of Cinco de Mayo in this area. Cinco De Mayo is day for partying — one of the biggest party days of the year for the people of Mexican descent. But, just as you don’t have to be Irish to party on St....

On Your Table: Celebrate Cinco De Mayo with Mexican and Italian flare

By Cathy Branciaroli, Food Correspondent, The Times Mushrooms are the star in these Italian style enchiladas. Cinco de Mayo is a significant Mexican celebration, originating as a commemoration of the defeat of Napoleon III in 1862 when Mexican soldiers, greatly outnumbered and poorly armed, prevailed versus the forces of France.  In honor of that holiday, many folks plan a Cinco de Mayo fiesta with...

On Your Table: Lighten up for Cinco De Mayo

Tasty Mexican dishes don’t have to be calorie-heavy By Cathy Branciaroli, Food Correspondent, The Times Many Cinco de Mayo dishes are calorie-laden but there are lots of healthier options like a taco wrapped in lettuce leaves (Photo Courtesy of Anne Lawton. Most people have the wrong idea about the Mexican holiday Cinco de Mayo. It actually celebrates the Battle of Puebla which took place 100...

What To Do: Cinco De Mayo in Kennett

Also, Sheep and Wool Day, and Goats By Denny Dyroff, Staff Writer, The Times Cinco De Mayo is day for partying — one of the biggest party days of the year for the people of Mexican descent. But, just as you don’t have to be Irish to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day, you don’t have to be Mexican to celebrate Cinco De Mayo. With the huge Hispanic population in southern Chester County, Kennett...

What To Do: Celebrate Cinco De Mayo in Kennett

Also: Trout Rodeo, May Day and much, much more! By Denny Dyroff, Staff Writer, The Times Kennett Square hosts the region’s largest — and best — Cinco De Mayo celebration on May 3. Cinco De Mayo is day for partying. It is one of the biggest party days of the year for the people of Mexican descent. But, just as you don’t have to be Irish to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with gusto, you don’t...