Calaverita, calaverita, Tu memoria la celebro con el sabor de mi tierra.

Día de los Muertos

Full of colorful imagery and lively festivals, Día de los Muertos is a special time to honor the dead and celebrate life.

Join us in creating memorable dishes for every gathering, ofrenda, party and festival you enjoy.

This includes molé, tamales and other classic family recipes prepared for everyone to share. You might even put these foods on a decorated altar in memory of what a departed friend or family member loved.

Pan de muerto, or Day of the Dead bread, is a simple sweet bread many enjoy with coffee or with a fragrant Mexican hot chocolate champurrado.

Día de los Muertos Recipes

Take part in a Day of the Dead tradition with authentic recipes loved throughout Mexico.

Baked Sweet Potato Flautas
Baked Sweet Potato Flautas
Put a new twist on this classic, but keep the traditional flavor with HERDEZ® Salsa Verde!
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Green Chicken Chalupas with Salsa Verde
Green Chicken Chalupas with Salsa Verde
Quick and flavorful, enjoy this snack, made with HERDEZ® Salsa Verde, at home or on the go.
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Tricolor Baked Chicken Taquitos
Tricolor Baked Chicken Taquitos
Add some color – and some fun –to your meal with HERDEZ® Salsa Verde and HERDEZ® Salsa Casera!
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Mexican Squash and Corn Quesadillas
Mexican Squash and Corn Quesadillas
Fresh veggies and cheesy-filled goodness, this is a tempting treat for both kids and adults!
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History of Día de los Muertos

Celebrating Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) is about honoring your heritage. It is a special time when families and friends gather to remember loved ones who have passed on.

Every November 1-2 is filled with festivities and time-honored traditions in Mexico and around the world. These days also have separate names in the Catholic tradition, known as All Saints Day and All Souls Day.

As much as Día de los Muertos is known for its striking skull imagery, that does not mean the two-day holiday is somber. Food, fun and colorful altars are all part of the merriment.

Special traditions

Do you know what the most widely known symbol of the holiday is in the U.S.? Sugar skulls! These small molded skulls are decorated with colorful and intricate designs by everyone from children to adults.

If you’re celebrating in Mexico, the most widely known symbol of Día de los Muertos is pan de muerto, or Day of the Dead bread.

Day Of The DeadThe colorful altars, or ofrendas, you will see at Day of the Dead celebrations are decorated with special offerings for a loved one who has passed away. Treasured photos, candles and the person’s favorite food and drink bring these altars to life.

Brilliant yellow marigolds adorn many of the decorations, and they are the official flower of Día de los Muertos.

 

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