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How to Make Sugar Skulls for Day of the Dead + Video

I love to celebrate Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead). When I celebrate this holiday I feel my ancestors closer. As I...

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Spooky Witch Finger Cookies

Are you looking for a fun baking project with your kiddos? These creepy looking witch finger cookies are fun for a ghoulish Halloween party....

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Mexican Paper Flowers

I’m excited to announce that I have partnered with my talented friend Kirsten from Thrifty Rehab to share easy DIY (do it yourself) craft projects that...

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Mexican Arepas Stuffed with Spicy Sautéed Mushrooms

Arepas are a typical Venezuelan and Colombian dish and wasn’t something I grew up eating. Traditional arepas are made with arepa flour or cornmeal,...

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Atole de Vainilla

I’ll never forget a trip to Puerto Vallarta – I was in line for a dinner buffet and I could see and smell atole...

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Roasted Squash and Portobello Mushroom Quesadillas

Mexican recipes do not have to be complex to make – take this easy vegetarian quesadilla for example, the flavor combinations may be complex,...

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Mi Cocina with Artisan Treasures from Oaxaca

Grab a cup of coffee, put your feet up, and be prepared to see lots of photos.

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Ensalada Costa Alegre

Some people are in heaven with cooler weather and the excuse to wear sweaters. Not me! I’m a summer girl and don’t want to...

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Mexican Chocolate Zucchini Cake with a Cream Cheese Glaze

I have been wanting to bake a chocolate zucchini cake with the zucchini in our garden and was looking for a recipe when my mom reminded...

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Enchiladas Divorciadas de Camarón (Divorced Shrimp Enchiladas)

When I cook for a demonstration the number one question I am asked is, “Where do you buy your groceries?” I think people are...