mocha tres leches cake

Mocha Tres Leches Cake + Hispanicize Recap

I have been traveling quite a bit — some for work, some for pleasure, and some for a little bit of both. In April I traveled to Miami to...

chipotle tequila shrimp

Chipotle-Tequila Shrimp

Our grill has sure been getting a workout every evening. We grill everything – veggies, meat, and even fruit. If you follow me on facebook and instagram then you...

coconut

How to Open a Coconut + Video

Have you ever purchased a fresh coconut? They are so fun, but they can be very challenging to open. When we were writing the Muy Bueno cookbook I cracked...

melissas produce

Behind the Scenes of “Latin Twist” and How to Peel a Kiwi Video

As you can imagine it takes lots of food to write and photograph a cookbook/cocktail book. Since our new book, Latin Twist: Traditional and Modern Cocktails includes freshly squeezed...

sweet life bakie and muy bueno - Latin Twist

A Juicy Secret

Feliz Cinco de Mayo! I’m so excited and I just can’t hide it! I’ve been working on a secret project and busting at the seams wanting to share the...

Chilean Strawberry Pisco Punch

Chilean Strawberry Pisco Punch + Video

Yikes, I think I blinked and then May arrived. Will you be celebrating Cinco de Mayo this weekend? I will be hosting an intimate cocktail and dessert evening. Nothing...

easy chicken fajitas

Chicken Fajitas

You might think that my family eats new and creative recipes every night (I wish). Actually there are days I am on the computer and before I know it...

ground buffalo chili beans

Buffalo Bill’s Chili

Easter week was a busy week as I’m sure it was for many of you. I hosted a cascarones-making party Friday night and made dinner for a houseful of...

Camarones a la Veracruzana

Camarones a la Veracruzana

Growing up in El Paso, Texas we did not eat fish often. Actually it was more like never. I don’t think I tasted seafood until I was in my...

coloring cascarones

Cascarones Video

Its Easter week — Have you been saving eggshells to make cascarones (confetti eggs)? I need to collect some more because we made cascarones early to make this video....