Here Are The Essentials For The Ultimate Cinco de Mayo Dinner Party

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If you’re celebrating Cinco de Mayo (and you should be), there’s no better way to do it than by throwing the ultimate dinner party. What does that entail, exactly? Break out all of your favorite Mexican foods and the perfect drinks. We’re big fans of the recipes below. When it comes to guac and margs, go big or go home.

Step 1: Start with a killer dip…or four. This skillet creamy queso will hit the spot.

Get the recipe at Pizzazerie.

Step 2: Elevate your guac with this avocado salad with fresh cilantro and lime.

Smitten Kitchen

Get the recipe at Smitten Kitchen.

Step 3: Make killer tacos like this chicken tinga variety.

What’s Gabby Cooking

Get the recipe at What’s Gabby Cooking.

Or for a meatless version, try these sweet potato and black bean tacos:

Simply Recipes

Get the recipe at Simply Recipes.

Step 4. Whip up some light and refreshing horchata to wash it all down.

Cookie and Kate

Get the recipe at Cookie and Kate.

Step 5. And if you’re feeling bold, try one of these out-of-control strawberry jalapeño Margaritas.

What’s Gaby Cooking

Get the recipe at What’s Gaby Cooking.

Step 6: Have a blast!