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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...

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...

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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...

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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....

Capirotada

Capirotada (Mexican Bread Pudding) + Video

Capirotada is a Mexican Passover tradition that I fear will one day become extinct. It is not a recipe you often find in a Mexican restaurant rather it’s a...

baked tilapia angel hair pasta

Baked Tilapia with Tomatoes, Olives, and Capers

You can be sitting at your dinner table in less than 30 minutes with this dish. This easy and healthy recipe makes a great family meal with minimal clean...

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SAVEUR Finalist – Best Use of Video

I am beyond honored and shocked! Muy Bueno is selected as a Best Use of Video finalist in the fifth annual SAVEUR Best Food Blog Awards! After sorting over tens of...