Empanadas and Sopes Fiesta Video

Empanadas & Sopes

I love hosting parties. My favorite get togethers are when I get to teach others how to cook some of the dishes I grew up enjoying. Do you remember the tamalada I hosted? It was a lot of fun sharing the tradition of tamal-making with others. If you haven’t seen the video you can watch it here.

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Mexican shrimp cocktail Cóctel de Camarones

Coctel de Camarones (Mexican Shrimp Cocktail)

I love to make this spicy shrimp cocktail for Christmas Eve, New Years Eve, and football parties. My mom used to sell Mexican shrimp cocktail at our family grocery...

chocolate haystacks

The Gift of Giving + Mexican Chocolate Haystacks

Christmas is all about giving and every year my hubby and I donate gifts to Heroes Forever. It’s a charity that provides support and planning fun for families who...

Fall vegeterian tostadas

Roasted Fall Vegetarian Baked Tostadas

When it comes to dressing for fall weather my motto is always: Layers, layers, layers. These tostadas remind me of my motto with all the delicious layers of flavors....

caldo de pollo

Caldo de Pollo (Homemade Chicken Soup)

Caldo de pollo is medicine for the soul. Its one of my favorite soups and so simple to make. It freezes well, which comes in very handy when you...

pumpkin bread and coffee-2

Fresh Homemade Pumpkin Puree + Pumpkin Bread + Coffee Maker Giveaway

I cannot function without my coffee in the morning. There are three things I need: My cup of Joe in the morning, I need to eat or I will...

Mexican wedding cookies

Mexican Wedding Cookies

My mom makes biscochos every Christmas and this year I convinced her to help me make these, but by changing her original recipe. I know, I know, why mess...

One Skillet Pot Pie

One-Skillet Turkey and Roasted Green Chile Pot Pie

In less than 30 minutes this Mexican pot pie can be made. It’s a little bit country, and a little bit Mexican. The flavors remind me of biscuits and...

Mexican Chocolate Pecan Pie

Mexican Chocolate Pecan Pie

Mexican chocolate + Kahlua + Texas pecans. Need I say more? Oh, yes! How can I forget…  Happy Thanksgiving! Hope you’ll spend the day relaxing in the company of good...

Calabaza en Tacha Candied Pumpkin

Calabaza en Tacha (Candied Pumpkin)

Will you be making sweet potatoes or candied yams for Thanksgiving? If you want to try a twist on the American classic dishes try making calabaza en tacha or...