chorizo enchilado burger

Ranchero Burgers Stuffed with Enchilado Cheese

When I’m craving a homemade juicy burger I usually purchase pre-made cowboy patties at my local Whole Foods store and grill them up. Their patties are a combination of...

strawberry and passion fruit mojito caipirinha

Strawberry and Passion Fruit Caipirinha

I have been traveling like a mad woman with my co-author Vianney for our Latin Twist Texas book tour. San Antonio, Houston, and next is El Paso. See our...

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Beautiful Food Photos with Your Phone for Instagram

My daughter is close to 13 years old and has been asking me for a smart phone. I bought her a basic phone when she turned 12, but of...

Mexican picnic menu

Mexican Picnic Menu + How to Pack a Picnic Basket

The weather has been so unpredictable in Colorado lately. It snowed on mother’s day and its been raining like crazy. But when its not raining the weather has been...

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Latin Twist Book Trailer

You may have seen the debut of our new book trailer on YouTube yesterday, but I’m excited to share the trailer for Latin Twist: Traditional & Modern Cocktails with you all here too! Lots to plan as...

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How to Chill a Bottle of Wine

As a mom, it’s easy to forget about yourself. I’ve been starting to make myself a priority and do some of the things I used to do before I...

Latin Twist giveaway

Latin Twist Hot Off the Press + Book Tour + Giveaway

When UPS rang my doorbell and two huge heavy boxes were sitting on my front porch I couldn’t help but tear open the boxes. I knew they had arrived...

savory refried beans empanadas

Chorizo and Black Bean Empanadas with Grilled Corn Salsa

I love empanadas and I love that they can be made either sweet or savory. These empanadas are savory filled with a mixture of chorizo, refried black beans, and...

Creamy Mango Strawberry jell-o

Creamy Mango Strawberry Gelatin

Confession: Besides Jell-O shots I had never made anything with gelatin. I felt like it was more of a science experiment than cooking. I encourage you to make this dessert...

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How to Keep Your Cutting Board from Slipping

My kids love helping in the kitchen, but it’s very important to teach them safety while they help. For example, a cutting board that slips around as you chop...