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Cowboy Candy (Candied Jalapeños)

My dear friend Karen turned me on to a delicious snack called cowboy candy. Some of you may have heard of it, but when she first mentioned it to...

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Sugar and Spicy Nuts

As soon as I get a new magazine in the mail I flip through it, make a mental note of all the articles and recipes I have to go...

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Hibiscus Margarita Punch

We are ringing in the New Year with Hibiscus Margaritas. As another year draws to a close and we look back to yet another year, we have so much...

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Zucchini and Corn Tamales

Recently I was invited to attend a tamalada (tamale making party) at Surfas in California. This was no small tamalada – the folks at Nestlé hosted the grand event...

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Feliz Navidad!

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Mexican Chocolate Kahlua Cheesecake

Sometimes recipes don’t always work out as planned. For instance this Mexican Chocolate Kahlua Cheesecake. The title sounds tempting, right? But as you can see by my photos the...

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Champurrado in a Jar

Last weekend as I was trying to decide what to take the lovely host and hostess of the Christmas party my hubby and I were attending, I was laboring...

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Tamales for our Troops + KitchenAid Pro Line Stand Mixer Giveaway

*This giveaway is no longer accepting entries – scroll down to the bottom to see who won!* Tamales, tamales, and more tamales. I love making tamales this time of...

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Christmas Gift Guide: Latin Books for Children

This week I’m hosting a tamalada, a tamale making party and couldn’t wait to read, Too Many Tamales to my 4th and 5th grade Spanish classes. They loved it!...

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Cuernitos de Nuez (Butter Pecan Cookies)

I usually make biscochos and give them as gifts for Christmas, but this year I decided to add another classic Mexican cookie to my gift giving. Because of the...