Celebrating Día de los Muertos

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It is a Mexican holiday that celebrates the lives of the deceased. A truly beautiful tradition that originated in Southern Mexico by the indigenous people of the area and popularized by the Disney movie, Coco.

Día de los Muertos

Every November 2nd, altars filled with marigolds are put up in homes.  These Day of the Dead Food Recipes are either placed on the altars or taken to the cemetery to be enjoyed with the deceased.

Altars and Food

This Tamales de Puerco en Chile Rojo recipe is a perfect treat for the Day of the Dead celebrations.  Without a doubt, this is one of the most loved favorite kinds of tamales.

Red Pork Tamales

This warm, thick and satisfying Mexican chocolate drink is perfect for chilly fall days or nights at the cemetery. It will bring warmth and happy memories to your Día de los Muertos celebration.


This is the most traditional Day of the Dead recipe. Soft and sweet bread that is dipped in butter and topped with sugar.  A Mexican dessert beloved by all the living and the dead.

Pan de Muerto

These Sweet Tamales are composed of both fruits and nuts.  This dessert tamale is often found on Día de los Muertos ofrendas, or altars.

Tamales dulces

You will find the ultimate comfort food recipes for that special day.  Full of rich family memories and Mexican flavors.                     👇👇👇👇👇

Día de Muertos Recipes

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