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Prickly Pear Frozen Margarita

July 24th is National Tequila Day! But how to celebrate the big day? We’ve decided to toast today with a wonderful memory about grandma. Grandma loved tunas (prickly pears)...

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Zoku Quick Pop Maker Giveaway

***This giveaway is no longer accepting entries – scroll down to the bottom to see who won!***   Remember our recipe for Paleta de Papaya y Coco? A Chica...

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Horchata

Horchata is that white milky-looking drink you see in large bee-hive glass jars at taquerías or sold by street vendors. It’s the perfect summertime refreshment. There are many variations...

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Sandiatini

Serve a little bit of sparkle and dazzle and serve Sandiatinis while enjoying the rockets’ red glare. It’s a grown-up version of our refreshing Agua de Sandia with a...

Paleta de Papaya y Coco (Papaya and Coconut Popsicle)

Paleta de Papaya y Coco (Papaya and Coconut Popsicle)

Today we are celebrating Papaya month with a cyber-amiga. Please welcome our writer and photographer today: Eliana, the talented Latina baker from A Chica Bakes. She is sharing her...

Agua de Sandia

Agua de Sandia

Welcome summer and bring on the watermelon! Everywhere you look, grocery stores, fruit stands, and farmer’s markets carry watermelons of all shapes and sizes. Most are now seedless but...

Caribbean Red Papaya Punch

Caribbean Red Papaya Punch

Happy National Papaya Month! Yup, it’s true, there is such a thing! So with that said today we have a refreshing papaya cocktail recipe to share, with or without...

Bacon Wrapped Shrimp and On a Stick! Cookbook Review

Bacon Wrapped Shrimp and On a Stick! Cookbook Review

My On a Stick cookbook arrived just in time to go with us to Mexico. I was like a schoolgirl in a candy shop all giddy on the airplane...

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Muy Bueno Trio, Kraft, and the Simpatico Chef Oropeza

Yes it’s true; all three Muy Bueno women had the chance to meet el guapo Chef Alfredo Oropeza in Kraft’s test kitchen just outside of Chicago. Chef Oropeza has...

Back to Life, Back to Reality

Back to Life, Back to Reality

My hubby and I just got back from a beautiful and romantic five-year anniversary vacation in Cancun, Mexico and all I can think about are those darn amazing fresh...