mexican food

October 24, 2014

Chicken and Pork Tinga with Chipotle and Orange

This is a compensated campaign in collaboration with Hunt’s® Tomato Sauce and Latina Bloggers Connect. As always, my opinions, comments and love for tomatoes are my own. Today’s recipe features a very popular dish in Mexico. Tinga refers to a dish that includes shredded meat and this is one of my favorites. As you know, […]

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June 8, 2014

Spicy Pinwheels with Cheese and Chorizo

This is a compensated post in collaboration with Cacique Inc. and Latina Bloggers Connect.  My comments, opinions, and love for soccer are my own. Go USA and Go Mexico. We are very pleased because that great international soccer party begins in just a few days down in Brazil. That means family reunions, food, smiles, and […]

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May 19, 2014

Chunky Red Salsa Recipe

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 one. […]

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May 3, 2014

Cinco de Mayo Party Ideas

  Are you celebrating Cinco de Mayo this year? [For all my "compatriotas" in Mexico, you may not know that Cinco de Mayo is BIG in the United States, it looks something like a huge festival of cultural pride with Mexican food, music and dance everywhere.] If you are planning a fiesta, let me make […]

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October 31, 2013

Cheese Entomatadas Recipe

  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 the […]

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September 20, 2013

Bread Fridays: Swan

Isn’t it beautiful? Elegant! Just like its real world inspiration. This is another enchanting creation by one of the bakers from the town I grew up in Mexico. They are called swans and they are almost too beautiful to eat, but that would be a mistake, because you would be missing out on something wonderful. […]

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September 15, 2013

Fast Mexican Black Beans

  Beans are one of my favorite foods, I grew up eating them almost every day and now I do the same with my family. Last week I wanted to make black beans for lunch but I didn’t have a lot of time, so I went to my pantry and the fridge to see what […]

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September 13, 2013

Bread Fridays: Mice

  Here’s another creation by those amazing Mexican bakers I found while traveling in Mexico recently. These little gems are moist on the inside and completely covered in chocolate on the outside. I love how the chocolate is a little bit firm and crackles into melty bits when you bite into them. The crumb is […]

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September 9, 2013

Black Bean Sopes Recipe

  This is a compensated campaign in collaboration with Maseca and Latina Bloggers Connect. As always my opinions are my own. One of the most anticipated annual fiestas in our home is September 16th, Mexican Independence Day.  My family in Mexico gets together on the evening of the 15th to eat yummy food, reenact the […]

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August 30, 2013

Bread Fridays: Ojos or Eyes

  Don’t you just want to eat one of these right now? They’re called ojos or “eyes,” but some folks know them as donas rellenas or “filled doughnuts.” But whatever you call them, one things for sure, they’re delicious.  Soft and sugary on the outside, creamy and sweet on the inside.  The real, bona fide […]

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