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Calientito (Warm Pear Cider)

Baby, It’s Cold Outside! Warming up is easy to do with this tasty pear calientito. You can serve it in your favorite mug or...

Ensalada de Noche Buena (Christmas Eve Salad)

Noche Buena refers to Christmas Eve in Mexico. Traditionally families have a big meal at midnight and Ensalada de Noche Buena is one of...

The Cookie Gift

As a child Christmas meant two things; tamales and biscochos, everything else was icing on the cake, including the gifts. A biscocho is a...

Biscochos

“This is one of the oldest recipes for wedding cookies. I remember when I was about 18 years old, a cousin got married and...

With Loving Hands

We grew up next door to my grandmother and for several days before Christmas I’d watch her do all the necessary preparations before making...

Pomegranate Grapefruit Campari Cocktail

Have I mentioned that I love pomegranates? Well if I haven’t told you enough, it’s true, I love them! Whether you’re hosting a Christmas...

Christmas Interview on El Paso NPR – KTEP 88.5

Christmas Interview on El Paso NPR – KTEP 88.5

What are some of your favorite Christmas memories? My sister and I were fortunate enough to share some of our treasured stories with Dennis...

Champurrado (Chocolate Atole)

Champurrado is a chocolate-based drink with corn flour added to thicken it. I remember having champurrado on cold winter mornings in my grandmother’s cozy...

Buñuelos (Mexican Fritters)

These golden, crispy-sweet, tortilla-like fritters are sprinkled with cinnamon and sugar or topped with syrup. My grandma made these treats but never called them...

Kahlúa Café

Coffee isn’t just for breakfast and I just looove a rich cup of coffee after a delicious home cooked meal. Better yet, add a...