October 1, 2015

Thanksgiving in September

Tweet   This is part of a sponsored collaboration with DiMeMedia and General Mills. However, all opinions expressed are my own. One of the things I like most about the holidays, aside from spending time with family, is anticipating what I’m going to cook. Sometimes I prepare traditional dishes, but I also like to try […]

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September 4, 2015

Avocado Chicken Enchiladas

Tweet This is part of a sponsored campaign with DiMe Media and the Hass Avocado Board. However, all opinions expressed, and my love for avocados since I was a very small child, are my own. I know September can get a little crazy. Things go from 1st gear directly to 4th, skipping 2nd and 3rd […]

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May 19, 2014

Chunky Red Salsa Recipe

Tweet There is something special about roasted tomatoes and serrano peppers. The colors brighten and the flavors sharpen. Salsa roja is one of the most popular salsas in México, it goes really well on tacos, quesadillas, tostadas or even over eggs. You can make this salsa roja martajada (chunky) in a molcajete, if you have […]

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April 14, 2014

Mexican Cheesecake Recipe

Tweet For years cheesecake has been a favorite dessert at family get-togethers. One of my cousins, in fact, sold them and one of my aunts sold them through the family gelatina business. When I first tried cheesecake in the United States, I was surprised. The consistency was very different from the traditional Mexican style I […]

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December 3, 2013

A Bilingual Christmas Bow for My Front Door

Tweet   We have a holiday wreath coming from the Cub Scouts later in the month, but I wanted something on the front door in the meantime to welcome guests and remind us all of the holiday season. I wanted to do something easy and fast, and, of course, I wanted it to be bilingual. […]

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October 31, 2013

Cheese Entomatadas Recipe

Tweet   This post was written while participating in my partnership with the National Dairy Council, but, as always, all opinions are my own. Over the last few months I’ve been getting the word out on some of the misperceptions about lactose intolerance (LI). I’ve shared science-based facts that support the role of dairy in […]

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October 31, 2013

I’ve Got Your Back Giveaway

Tweet   Thanks to the great folks at Kimberly-Clark for sponsoring this post. My comments and opinions are my own.   The Results Are In… Well, now! Remember how a few weeks back I asked you to help me settle a friendly little household dispute? My husband and I just couldn’t agree on whether the […]

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October 30, 2013

Carne Asada with Marsala Wine Recipe with Giveaway

Tweet   Thanks to the folks at Mizkan, the makers of Holland House Cooking Wines and Vinegars, for sponsoring this post. My comments, opinions, and love for carne asada are my own. One Christmas Eve about 20 years ago, I was still relatively chiquita, my aunt, who was always in charge of the meat for […]

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October 21, 2013

Mary Kay Fairy Tales and Fantasy Collection Giveaway

Tweet   For the past few weeks I’ve been offering quite a few wonderful giveaways focusing on essentials for your home and your baby. So I think it’s time to have a little something just for you, don’t you think? To that end, Mary Kay has generously offered a beauty package with their limited edition […]

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October 11, 2013

Papa How Far is It to The Sun?

Tweet So we were driving down a country road the other day, lost in our own thoughts and watching the corn, sunflowers, pumpkins and peppers pass by, when my five year old cracks the silence to ask my husband, “Papa, how far is it to the sun?” I smirked a little, sure he was going […]

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