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Carne Adobada

There are so many traditional Mexican dishes and I love learning the history behind them. For example, this dish is called carne adobada and...

Cajeta Thumbprint Cookies

When it comes to Valentine’s Day I’m not a red and pink kinda girl. I love rustic desserts that are not overly sweet or...

Chocolate Cupcakes with Strawberry Cream Cheese Frosting + Videos

You can’t celebrate Valentine’s Day without strawberries and when California Strawberries asked me to share a festive cupcake recipe and a video I jumped...

Sheet Pan Spicy Shrimp Nachos

Chile Verde con Carne y Papas (Green Chile with Beef and Potatoes)

Its soup and stew season and this dish really hits the spot this time of year. While my mom was visiting for the holidays...

Hibiscus-Cinnamon Tea

I was very fortunate to grow up with two wonderful and caring grandmothers. My maternal grandmother, Jesusita, passed away when she was 98 years...

Roasted Turkey Tostadas with Avocado Spinach Sauce

I feel like this is the first true week of the New Year. Seems like everyone is finally back to their routine — back...

Caldo de Res (Beef Soup)

Happy New Year amigos. I hope you had a holiday filled with peace, love, and delicious food. The weather was quite warm in Colorado...

Rosca de Reyes (Three Kings Bread)

Do you remember my first Rosca de Reyes in 2012? That blog post still cracks me up – although it was not very funny...

Empanadas de Membrillo (Quince Empanadas)

Every time I look at my grocery list I am buying more Reynolds Wrap parchment paper, obviously the baking adventures haven’t ended in my...