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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...

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Salpicon with Design*Sponge

Do you remember our Mango Cheesecake Flan on Design*Sponge? Well guess what? They featured our Salpicón (Spicy Mexican Shredded Cold Beef Salad) recipe too.

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Colorado Book Signings

Hola amigos! Our Muy Bueno book tour is launching on October 19 and we are looking forward to seeing and meeting as many of you as possible. We have...

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Day of the Dead + Marranitos (Mexican Pig-Shaped Cookies)

Día de Los Muertos (Day of the Dead) is a very special celebration. If you follow us on Facebook you might have seen some sneak peak photos. And if...

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Pumpkin, Acorn Squash, and Tomato Soup

Fall, is undeniably my favorite season. I am truly in love with this time of year. I’m not sure if it’s the way the sun sits lower in the...