On the first day of this holiday, family and friends celebrate the lives of children who have passed by making skullcandy, known as cavaleras, and leaving toys at altars. The second day of this celebration honors adult loved ones who have passed by preparing food and leaving them their favorite items or libations.
Music, arts, culinary traditions and much more make Dia de los Muertos a special time each and every year. Graves, homes, and altars turn into colorful celebrations of lives once lived as family and friends gather to honor and remember the joy their loved ones once and still do bring them. Double Up on fresh ingredients at your local farmers market and try out these recipes to celebrate this special holiday!