Mole Makers, Meet Mexican Museum

By Laura Oppenheimer in Arts & Entertainment on May 23, 2007 2:30PM

2007_5_mexican.jpgChicagoist checked out the National Museum of Mexican Art a few months ago, and if you haven't been, go.
Located in Pilsen, the museum offers a fascinating look at art from a country that often gets looked over in the arts world. Fortunately for those of us who enjoy the act of eating, no such slight exists with Mexican food, especially in Chicago.

We know you love eating Mexican food, as judged by the number of taquerias, nueva latino restaurants and late night spaces in Chicago, but can you cook it as well? If so, enter the NMOMA's recipe contest; as part of their 20th anniversary, the museum will be printing a cookbook, “Recetas de mi tierra, and are actively soliciting recipe contributions. Organizers would like people to send in "their favorite home-style recipes that have survived their journey from Mexico," for possible inclusion in the cookbook. The winner will recipe a copy of the cookbook and "their place in history as a part of the 20th anniversary of the National Museum of Mexican Art."

You can download an entry form here.

Thanks to The Stew for the heads-up.

Image via Epicurious.