mexican food

May 14, 2015

Penne Pasta with Salsa Verde

Tweet   Thanks to Barilla® for making this recipe post possible. As always my comments, memories, and my love for pasta with salsa verde are my own. I don’t know if this happens in your family, but when I was growing up, we had a go-to sauce in our kitchen. You know what I mean. […]

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May 1, 2015

Easy Chipotle Spaghetti with Ground Beef and Cotija Cheese

Tweet   Thanks to Barilla® for sponsoring this story and recipe. As always my comments, memories and love for pasta are my own. My grandma wore an apron always, as one of her greatest pleasures was cooking for her family. She knew every grandchild’s favorite dish and would prepare it for our birthdays. Joining her […]

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April 16, 2015

Easy Chipotle Enchiladas

Tweet   Thank you HERDEZ® for sponsoring today’s story. My comments, recipes and love for celebrating Children’s Day are my own.   Children’s Day is April 30th in Mexico as well as in other parts of Latin America. Now I can tell you first hand, it’s a very popular day in Mexico. They celebrate with […]

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December 24, 2014

Mexican Ponche

Tweet   If you, like me, live outside Mexico, especially in the United States, and want to make Mexican Ponche for the holidays, this recipe is for you! As you well know, it can be difficult to get fresh Mexican fruits for this festive beverage, most especially guayabas and tejocotes (and my mom says if […]

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December 18, 2014

Chorizo Nachos a la Mexicana

Tweet   This is a compensated post in collaboration with Cacique Inc. and Latina Bloggers Connect.  My comments, opinions, and love for cheesy nachos are my own. When my boys visit my family in Mexico, one of the things they’ve turned into a regular event is going to the movies with their uncle. Now, where […]

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December 5, 2014

Lime Atole Recipe

Tweet   This is part of a sponsored collaboration with the California Milk Processor Board and Latina Mom Bloggers. However, all opinions expressed are my own. Favorite flavors from my childhood winters always included the delicious atoles my mom and grandma made. They made strawberry flavored atole, pineapple, lime, coconut, cinnamon, in the end, they […]

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October 24, 2014

Chicken and Pork Tinga with Chipotle and Orange

Tweet 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 […]

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June 8, 2014

Spicy Pinwheels with Cheese and Chorizo

Tweet 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, […]

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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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May 3, 2014

Cinco de Mayo Party Ideas

Tweet   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 […]

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