Early in the morning, fog clings to the thorny brushland of the Wild Horse Desert. You can barely make out the forms of a few cowboys. They have been there since the night before, tending a hole in the ground, making barbacoa.
Elegant and easy, this is a great cream soup that can be enjoyed as a sauce as well. Make the soup a day in advance to give it time to develop full flavor.
There are many options when it comes to authentic recipes for Cinco de Mayo. Some more common, such as menudo, provide a spicy factor, while others, such as rice pudding, provide for a sweet treat.