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chipotle tequila shrimp

Chipotle-Tequila Shrimp

Our grill has sure been getting a workout every evening. We grill everything – veggies, meat, and even fruit. If you follow me on...

coconut

How to Open a Coconut + Video

Have you ever purchased a fresh coconut? They are so fun, but they can be very challenging to open. When we were writing the...

melissas produce

Behind the Scenes of “Latin Twist” and How to Peel a Kiwi Video

As you can imagine it takes lots of food to write and photograph a cookbook/cocktail book. Since our new book, Latin Twist: Traditional and...

sweet life bakie and muy bueno - Latin Twist

A Juicy Secret

Feliz Cinco de Mayo! I’m so excited and I just can’t hide it! I’ve been working on a secret project and busting at the...

Chilean Strawberry Pisco Punch

Chilean Strawberry Pisco Punch + Video

Yikes, I think I blinked and then May arrived. Will you be celebrating Cinco de Mayo this weekend? I will be hosting an intimate...

easy chicken fajitas

Chicken Fajitas

You might think that my family eats new and creative recipes every night (I wish). Actually there are days I am on the computer...

ground buffalo chili beans

Buffalo Bill’s Chili

Easter week was a busy week as I’m sure it was for many of you. I hosted a cascarones-making party Friday night and made...

Camarones a la Veracruzana

Camarones a la Veracruzana

Growing up in El Paso, Texas we did not eat fish often. Actually it was more like never. I don’t think I tasted seafood...

coloring cascarones

Cascarones Video

Its Easter week — Have you been saving eggshells to make cascarones (confetti eggs)? I need to collect some more because we made cascarones...

Capirotada

Capirotada (Mexican Bread Pudding) + Video

Capirotada is a Mexican Passover tradition that I fear will one day become extinct. It is not a recipe you often find in a...