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Rick Bayless, chef and owner of Frontera Grill in Chicago, talks about the ingredients he keeps in his pantry for making traditional Mexican cuisine. Reviewed – Jeremy Stamas

Moms, teachers, nurses and military, May is your month.

Restaurants and businesses have special deals and freebies for Mother’s Day, National Teacher Appreciation Day, National Nurses Week and Memorial Day.

There’s also plenty of savings for the rest of us with Cinco de Mayo at the start of the month and National Burger Day May 28.

Here are some of the big days for free food and discounts along with ongoing specials, available at participating locations. To be on the safe side, always check with your