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The Kitchn: Latin American Week

The Kitchn: Latin American Week

This week, September 13-19, The Kitchn is focusing the entire week on Latin American food. And our Enchiladas Verdes recipe was one of the lucky...

Muchas Gracias

Muchas Gracias

I want to take the time to say “muchas gracias.” I never imagined the love of the Mexican food and culture I grew up...

Calabacitas con Elote (Zucchini with Corn)

In case you haven’t noticed, it’s zucchini season. It’s everywhere, it’s cheap and it’s plentiful. My garden is overrun with zucchini, what about you? Here’s...

Enchiladas Verdes (Green Enchiladas)

Experience authentic Mexican flavor with this award-winning recipe. A family favorite created by my mother, Enchiladas Verdes explodes in your mouth with just the...

Calling for Cookbook Recipe Testers!

Calling for Cookbook Recipe Testers!

The Muy Bueno Cookbook is well under way. I have been working hard refining my manuscript, testing, cooking, styling, and photo shoots. The cookbook...

To Post or Not to Post a Recipe? That is the Question.

To Post or Not to Post a Recipe? That is the Question.

On my journey in writing Muy Bueno I have had conflicting feelings about posting recipes fearing that you will not want to buy my...

Muy Bueno Preview

Muy Bueno Preview

A wonderful preview of a few items in the Muy Bueno cookbook … coming soon! Photographer: Fototails Photography

Camera Shy

Camera Shy

Me + Video Camera = horrified! I am not one to shy away from a still-camera but a video camera…Ay Cucuy! I’m trembling as...

Choosing a Cover Model

How does Sports Illustrated do it? How do they choose the “perfect hottie” for a cover? I am sitting here trying to finalize a...

Iron Chef

The Food Network Magazine is promoting a contest to submit a recipe using their secret ingredient…Chocolate Chips! I’ve never entered a magazine contest before,...