How to Host a Taquiza + Chipotle Beef Tacos

When I host a party I usually go overboard when it comes to the menu. I get caught up on what to serve for an appetizer, main course, side,...


Hatch Green Chile and Cheese Empanadas

Most of the empanadas I grew up eating and or make are usually sweet. But I do love a great savory empanada and have been testing dough recipes that...


Back to School Giveaway + Mozzarella, Ham, and Pesto Panini

I’m kind of freaking out – July is almost over, which means summer is almost over, and my kiddos will soon have to return to school. I think it’s...

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Red, White and Blue Granola and Fruit Parfaits

Breakfast is the most challenging meal for me to make. We are usually rushing out the door in the mornings so more often than not I prepare something quick....


Chile Pasilla Oaxaqueño Salsa

I am so inspired after my trip to Oaxaca and I’m not even sure where to begin. It was a Mexican culinary dream come true. I’ll be sure to...

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My Favorite Chile Peppers

There are so many varieties of chile peppers but I wanted to share some of my favorites. Of course I could gone on and on with others not mentioned...


Coconut-Lychee Punch

One of my favorite things about summer is getting together with family and friends and backyard parties – lots of grilling adventures and exciting cocktails.

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Essential Tools to Make Mexican Dishes

When it comes to Mexican cooking there are a handful of tools I can’t live without. In this video I share some of my favorites.

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Grilled Pineapple Mojito

I have an obsession with grilling fruit. I love to grill avocados, peaches, and pineapple just to name a few. I recently made tacos al pastor and as I...


Aguas Frescas Charity Stand

Happy summer! Are you trying to find ideas to entertain your children? How about coordinating a philanthropic effort as a family? I recently partnered with Land O’Lakes whose tagline...