When it comes to hot chocolate recipes from Mexico, what is your “go to” brand? Do you prefer to use milk or water to make chocolate caliente? Staff at the Museum of South Texas History shared favorite hot chocolate recipes during “Chocolate Caliente: Una Plática,” on Facebook Live. Materials during the presentation provided by Feeding Fiestas, a partnership with H-E-B. Watch the presentation recording here.

Museum staff showcases how to make pan de polvo and tamales with recipes provided by chefs Melissa Guerra and Adán Medrano. 

Watch the “How To Make: Tamales” video here.

Watch the “How To Make: Pan de Polvo” video here.

The Sunday Speaker Series Online presentation, “Nochebuena: Lard, Spice and Everything Nice,” featured chefs Melissa Guerra and Adán Medrano on Facebook Live. Watch the presentation here.

This program is made possible by the generous support from the Carmen C. Guerra Endowment. Mrs. Guerra was committed to educational causes in the Rio Grande Valley. This named endowment was created by her family to honor her memory and to continue providing educational opportunities for the community.

Holiday Heritage Family Food Kit

The Holiday Heritage Family Food Kit included ingredients to make tamales and pan de polvo, both recipes provided by Melissa Guerra and Adán Medrano. Museum staff gave away about 200 kits to community members and FRIENDS of MOSTHistory.

Bags and ingredients were generously provided by Feeding Fiestas, a grant awarded by H-E-B.