How Back-of-the-Box Recipes Became Beloved Comfort Foods for So Many Americans

When I'm feeling lonely in Brooklyn, I can buy a brick of Velveeta and a can of Rotel and be transported back to my grandma’s South Texas kitchen.
Kelsey Lawrence

How Words Like Aquafaba, Kombucha, and Queso Got Added to the Dictionary

We asked Merriam-Webster how they decide what words make the cut.
Natalie B. Compton
super bowl

Here's Your MUNCHIES Super Bowl Menu

Don't even think about throwing a Super Bowl party that doesn't include these blackened hot wings, DIY Bloodies, crab mac 'n' cheese, grapefruit beer punch, and more.
Munchies Staff
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Watch Matty Matheson Make Spicy Pickled Jalapeño Queso

Plus homemade tortilla chips that even he knows you'll probably buy from the store anyway.
Munchies Staff

Easy Homemade Queso

The only way to improve queso is to make your own tortillas to dip into it.
Matty Matheson

How-To: Make Queso

Courtney McBroom, a native Texan, believes that one of the best things to come from her home state is queso, a gooey concoction of processed cheese, pico de gallo, avocado, and cilantro.
Courtney McBroom

The Reviews Are in for Chipotle's Queso and They're Not Nice

Chipotle’s unsatisfying chip dip may have led to a stock slip.
Nick Rose

Mexican Tlayudas Are Better Than American Pizza

Forget that tomato, dough, and cheese invention and dive into this crispy, beautiful Mexican creation to live life to the fullest.
Memo Bautista
mexico city

A Glimpse Inside Mexico City’s Classic Fondas, Home of the Original Value Meal

I was a freelance journalist for a few years chugging my way through odd jobs and writing assignments for poor pay and a safety net of zero. Because of this, I became intimately familiar with the fondas in my neighborhood, the small, family-run diners...
Daniel Hernandez

London’s Best Mexican Cheese Is Being Made Under a Railway Arch

In a space under a Peckham railway, Kristen Schnepp’s Gringa Dairy is making authentic queso Oaxaca, Chihuahua, and fresco.
Natalie Hardwick
party food

The 5 Essential Appetizers Every Party Needs

A good party needs food, preferably foods that can be eaten with one hand, allowing your other to hold an alcoholic beverage.
Munchies Staff
Make this

Make These Bacon-Wrapped Jalapeño Poppers for Some Serious Weekend Decadence

Wrapped with bacon and stuffed with four cheeses, charred corn, cilantro, and scallions, these jalapeño poppers are the ultimate party snack.
Munchies Staff