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July 24, 2013

Mexican Coleslaw Reinvented

Tweet This giveaway post was generously underwritten by Mizkan. As always my comments and opinions are my own. Summer time is the perfect time for salads. And there’s a particular salad my family has prepared for years that is not just ridiculously easy to make, but needs just a few ingredients and tastes phenomenal. What […]

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July 19, 2013

Bread Fridays: Chinos

Tweet   Today’s installment of Bread Fridays features these delicious little nuggets called Chinos. They can come with chocolate morsels, or with nuts, or with nothing on top. I actually like the ones with nothing the most, but the picture isn’t as interesting. They are sweet, and moist, and soft. They remind me a little […]

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July 5, 2013

Bread Fridays: Conchas

Tweet     Today is Bread Friday and you know what that means: Another in our delicious series featuring some of the yummiest breads in Mexican. The concha, or shell, is one of the most popular Mexican sweet breads. The distinctive shape and sugary pattern on top makes them recognizable even from a distance, which just […]

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June 28, 2013

Bread Fridays: Libros

Tweet   Today’s bread is the fifth in a series inspired by the amazing bakers of Mexico and the breads I’ve encountered on my journey’s to Mexico. This is the libro, Spanish for book. Currently my husband’s favorite, it is certainly one of my favorites, too. When you look at them from the right angle […]

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June 21, 2013

Bread Fridays: Orejas

Tweet   In our continuing series on Mexican breads, inspired by the limitless creativity of Mexican bakers and the many yummy treats I’ve encountered on my journeys to Mexico, today’s entry is the “oreja.” Oreja, of course, means ear in Spanish, so the shape tells the story. Orejas are crispy and flaky and sweet. They […]

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June 14, 2013

Bread Fridays: Bolillos

Tweet     A couple of weeks ago I began a series here called “Bread Fridays.” I started it to share photos of some of the amazing breads I’ve encounter in my journeys to Mexico. Judging from the feedback, I’m not the only one who loves bread. To see more scrumptious examples, please check out […]

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June 7, 2013

Bread Fridays: Cacahuates (Peanuts)

Tweet     Last week we started a new feature here called Bread Fridays. It’s inspired by all the wonderful breads I kept running into during my travels in Mexico. If you missed last week’s yummy bread, it was an estropajo and you can see it here. Don’t miss it. Gorgeous! This week’s featured bread […]

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May 31, 2013

Bread Fridays: Estropajo

Tweet   I’ve spent a lot of time traveling back and forth between Mexico and the United States this year, and I just can’t stop taking pictures of the amazing Mexican breads. So I thought it would be fun to start a feature called Bread Fridays. Each Friday, I plan to share a different wonderful […]

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May 7, 2013

Shredded Chipotle Beef Tacos

Tweet Tacos are versatile. You can make them out of almost anything and we make them often. My kids like tacos dorados, but I prefer tacos in a warm, soft tortilla. The aroma of the tortilla warming on the comal is unbelievably yummy. So when McCormick invited me to be part of the Five Ingredient […]

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April 9, 2013

Making a Mountain into a Mole Hill

Tweet   I bet you’re wondering what’s in the bag. Most everyone in the United States knows about tacos, enchiladas, and burritos, but there is one popular Mexican dish that has yet to make it into the general American consciousness. Mole (pronounced moe-lay). Just the thought of it makes my mouth water. Mole’s relative obscurity […]

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