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Serve up homemade salsa this Cinco de Mayo

 

Last updated 5/7/2019 at 11:18am

FALLBROOK – Much like St. Patrick's Day is celebrated by people with no trace of Irish heritage, Cinco de Mayo has become a day of celebration for people who do not trace their ancestry to Mexico.

In fact, History.com notes that Cinco de Mayo is a relatively minor holiday in Mexico, where the day commemorates a symbolic yet not significantly strategic win by a heavily outnumbered Mexican army over French forces sent by Napoleon III to establish an empire on Mexican land.

In the United States, Cinco de Mayo has become a day to commemorate Mexican culture, including its much-loved cuisine....



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