Grilled Avocado with Quinoa Salad

Grilled Avocados with Quinoa Salad

If you still haven’t grilled an avocado you have to give it a try. Grilling avocados gives the fruit a meatier consistency and makes for a flavorful, beautiful, and...

mango and strawberry margarita

Strawberry and Mango Margaritas and Paletas

Are limes pricey in your neck of the woods? Don’t let the lime shortage stop you from making margaritas! Check out my latest feature on KitchenAid’s blog, The Kitchenthusiast,...

old el paso salsa and flour tortilla chips

Strawberry, Mango, Avocado, and Green Chile Salsa & Flour Tortilla Chips

Every time I visit a new city I come back home trying to convince my hubby for us to move there. I fell in love with Carmel, Seattle, Santa...

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How to Peel a Banana Like a Monkey + Video

Let me guess…you already know how to peel a banana. Of course you do, but I couldn’t help make a video of a different way to peel a banana....

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...

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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...