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Green Tamales with Chicken

Learn how to make Green Tamales with Chicken, easily, without a mixer and without lard. Ideal for Christmas, Candlemas or any other occasion, try them. As you may have noticed from the photo, these tamales have a slightly different shape from traditional Mexican tamales which are longer and…

Chicken Enchilada Pinwheels

These Chicken Enchilada Pinwheels work well any time of year, of course, but I like them during the holidays for a multitude of reasons. They’re easy, but don’t look it. They’re fast, but real. They’re familiar, but still special, all at the same time. In partnership with Bridgford…

Layered Three Milk Cake Recipe

This layered three milk cake, also known as Tres Leches Cake, is a favorite in Mexico and beyond. It features a couple of light sponges soaked in a creamy mix of evaporated milk, condensed milk and half & half. Learn how to make it using my recipe, the easiest…

Heart Shaped Orange Berry Rustic Tarts

These heart shaped, Orange Berry Rustic Tarts bring the sweetness of Valentine’s Day to life. Colorful, light to the touch, crisp to the ear, and sweet to the tongue, their baked goodness fills the home with sweet, fruity fragrance and the warmth of crackling pastry. They’re like baked…

Apple Cinnamon Tamales

Just thinking about sweet apple cinnamon tamales makes me happy. I’m sure that’s reason enough to make them, don’t you agree? I’ve noticed some friends and acquaintances act a bit surprised when I mention sweet tamales. I guess they consider those beautiful chile verde or other savory tamales…

Pumpkin Atole A Fast, Easy Mexican Tradition

Welcome the flavors of autumn with this comforting pumpkin atole. Ideal with pan dulce or tamales, Atole, sometimes called Atol in English, is a traditional Mexican, corn-based, warm beverage. You can find it in a variety of flavors like pumpkin, of course, but also strawberry, vanilla, chocolate, coconut, lime,…

Milk Gelatin A Family Tradition

Milk gelatin has a long tradition in my family. We’ve served it at both our parties and our daily meals since before I was born. Here’s our story, along with a simple recipe for creating your own milk gelatin to savor at your family’s celebrations. Thanks to our…

Mandarin Orange No-Bake Tarts

This is my recipe for Mandarin Orange No-Bake Tarts and was made possible by Dole® Packaged Foods and #WeAllGrow Latina Network. Thanks! As always my opinions, comments, and love for fruit are my own. My kids, like yours I’m sure, are always hungry when they arrive home from school…

Hazelnut Chocolate and Raspberry Crepes

When I think of Valentine’s Day a number of things come to mind: chocolate, the color red, sweet things. All inspired these deliciously decadent hazelnut chocolate and raspberry crepes. They can serve equally well as dessert at a romantic dinner, or as special treats for the whole family….

Chile Verde Tamales

Today we are combining two very delicious Mexican dishes into one: chile verde, which is pork in a spicy green sauce, and tamales. These chile verde tamales are simple to make, but do take a little time. I usually prepare the filling (in this case, the chile verde)…

DIY Holiday Magnetic Board

With as many holidays as we like to celebrate each year, I was looking to simplify how we remember each. A good friend of mine had something very sweet which involved changing out a small wooden figurine for each holiday. In partnership with Lowe’s So when I was…

Lime Atole Recipe

Thank you to the California Milk Processor Board and Latina Mom Bloggers for making this recipe for lime atole possible. As always, comments opinions and love for atoles are my own.  Favorite flavors from my childhood winters always included the delicious atoles my mom and grandma made. They made strawberry…

Tarjetas de San Valentín / Valentines

Todavía necesitas tarjetas de San Valentín para tus hijos.  ¡Yo si!!  Sólo dale click a la foto que te guste y ¡mándala a tu impresora! Do you still need Valentines? Just click on the pic and sent to your printer!

Enchiladas Verdes de Pollo – Chicken Enchiladas in Green Sauce

ENGLISH VERSION BELOW Las enchiladas verdes de pollo es uno de mis antojitos mexicanos favoritos. Son ligeramente picositas y deliciosas con crema y queso. Aprende a hacerlas aquí. TAMBIEN LEE: Entomatadas de Queso Enchiladas es la deliciosa combinación de tortillas remojadas en algún tipo de salsa y rellenas…

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Green Tamales with Chicken

Learn how to make Green Tamales with Chicken, easily, without a mixer and without lard. Ideal for Christmas, Candlemas or any other occasion,…

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