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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...

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Cochinita Pibil Veal Molotes + Giveaway

*This giveaway is no longer accepting entries – scroll down to the bottom to see who won!* The first time I had cochinita pibil was in Playa del Carmen,...

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Going Home to El Paso for our Book Signing

UPDATE:  We will be at Barnes & Noble again for another book signing on Friday, November 23 from 11:00 – 1:00pm. See you there! We are at the airport...

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IMUSA Empanada Maker and ¡Sabor! Cookbook Giveaway

*This giveaway is no longer accepting entries – scroll down to the bottom to see who won!* A few months ago we were asked by our amigos at IMUSA...

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California Book Signings

California here we come! This week marks the beginning of several book signing stops and a couple of cooking demos throughout California. I will be traveling from Germany to...

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Houston LATISM ’12 Recap

Howdy! I’m back from the LATISM conference in Houston and still very excited about it all. It was a whirlwind of parties, sessions, emotions, and inspiration. Now I’m recovering from it all...

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Día de Los Muertos (Day of the Dead) Celebration and Marigold Muerte Drink (a guest post)

As you may have noticed, Veronica and I love to host parties. I am obsessed with sites like Etsy, Pinterest, as well as creative blogs that share DIY projects...

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Carne Asada Tacos

Carne asada is thinly sliced, grilled flap steak or skirt steak served often in tacos, burritos, or in quesadillas. Carne asada can be purchased from a carniceria (meat market)...

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Houston, Texas – LATISM ’12 Conference

I’m going to Houston! It’s been a while since I’ve been to Houston and I’m very excited to go and attend a very exciting conference called LATISM ‘12. There...

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La Llorona (The Weeping Woman)

When we were kids there was no tucking in or bedtime stories — It was a different time. All we heard was – Ya vete a dormir (Go to...