I grew up in a very multi-cultural neighborhood. What I remember most was the Celebration of Cinco de Mayo. The whole neighborhood would get together and share their favorite recipes, the grill would be going with any type of food you could think of! Lots of music, dancing (and drinking) and everyone seemed happy.
I loved enjoying the food and music and celebration that was going on in my childhood neighborhood and still do today!
Since this weekend is Cinco de Mayo, it got me thinking about why the Hispanic culture get together to celebrate. I always assumed it was like our 4th of July- boy, I was completely wrong.
I don’t want to bore you too much with a history lesson, so I will give you the short version. According to history.com; Cinco de Mayo—or the fifth of May—commemorates the Mexican Army’s 1862 victory over France at the…
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