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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. As you may have noticed from the photo, these tamales have a slightly different shape from traditional Mexican tamales that are longer and flatter. The…

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…

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…

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)…

Mexican Ponche

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! I’ve shared a recipe for ponche before, Mexican Christmas Ponche like we make it in Mexico, but by that was meant, if…

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…

Candlemas

Soon, Candlemas will be here, February 2nd, and judging from the confused faces I get when I mention it, I guess I have some explaining to do. Now, I’ve made passing reference to it before when writing about Three Kings Day, because in the region of Mexico where…

Green Pozole with Chicken Recipe

Para español da click aquí. What better way to celebrate Mexican Independence Day than with a beloved Mexican dish like Green Pozole with Chicken? In Mexico, there are various types of pozole- red, green, white, chicken, beef, pork- just to name a few. RELATED POST: Authentic Traditional Red…

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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