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how to throw a Cinco de Mayo party in 2 hrs

I ususally like to have alot of time to prepare ahead when throwing a party/dinner party so I’m not quite sure what I was thinking to come home and have 2 hours to put everything together by myself for a Cinco de Mayo party. Well, somehow I did it! Here’s a look at what I made and what is essential for a great party. My Cinco de Mayo menu: – chips & salsa & guac – corn/tomato/avocado salad – mini taco cups – individual dippers – shrimp tacos – taquitos & beef tacos from the freezer (thank you Trader Joes) – margaritas, bloody marys & beers Mini Taco Cups Recipe: http://family.go.com/food/pkg-family-approved-recipes/recipe-644459-taco-cups-t/ Aren’t these so cute? But I discovered that while these were a good idea in theory & easy to pop in your mouth, the bottoms of the cups can get soggy. You’ll need to make them & serve immediately. Just layer each Tostito scooper with refried beans, ground beef with taco seasoning, salsa, shredded cheddar, sour cream & a sliced olive on top. The …