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Spring Salad with Carne Asada, Avocados, and Pepitas

It’s officially summer and its time to grill. I’ll be sharing lots of recipes where you can incorporate carne asada to your dish.

Ranchero Burgers Stuffed with Enchilado Cheese

When I’m craving a homemade juicy burger I usually purchase pre-made cowboy patties at my local Whole Foods store and grill them up. Their...

Strawberry and Passion Fruit Caipirinha

I have been traveling like a mad woman with my co-author Vianney for our Latin Twist Texas book tour. San Antonio, Houston, and next...

Beautiful Food Photos with Your Phone for Instagram

My daughter is close to 13 years old and has been asking me for a smart phone. I bought her a basic phone when...

Mexican Picnic Menu + How to Pack a Picnic Basket

The weather has been so unpredictable in Colorado lately. It snowed on mother’s day and its been raining like crazy. But when its not...

Latin Twist Book Trailer

You may have seen the debut of our new book trailer on YouTube yesterday, but I’m excited to share the trailer for Latin Twist: Traditional & Modern Cocktails with...

How to Chill a Bottle of Wine

As a mom, it’s easy to forget about yourself. I’ve been starting to make myself a priority and do some of the things I...

Latin Twist Hot Off the Press + Book Tour + Giveaway

When UPS rang my doorbell and two huge heavy boxes were sitting on my front porch I couldn’t help but tear open the boxes....

Chorizo and Black Bean Empanadas with Grilled Corn Salsa

I love empanadas and I love that they can be made either sweet or savory. These empanadas are savory filled with a mixture of...

Creamy Mango Strawberry Gelatin

Confession: Besides Jell-O shots I had never made anything with gelatin. I felt like it was more of a science experiment than cooking. I encourage...