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Homemade Flour Tortillas + Video

When my grandma passed away in 2004, my mom asked me if I wanted something that reminded me of my grandma. I remember thinking; all I want is one...

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Camotes Enmielado (Candied Sweet Potatoes)

This is a dessert that you will not see served at a Mexican restaurant. This is a traditional Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) warm and comforting home-style dessert. Go...

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Muy Bueno – Kindle, Hardcover, and More

Are you a Kindle reader? October 28 through November 1, you can purchase the Muy Bueno Kindle Edition for only $1.99! Just in time for some yummy Mexican holiday...

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Arrachera (Flank Steak) and Mushroom Empanadas

Even though I’m a food blogger and recipe developer there are nights when I’m staring in my fridge trying to figure out what to make for dinner. It happens...

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Green Chile Cheeseburgers

Just because summer is over doesn’t mean grilling has to be. Actually, you don’t even need a grill to make these burgers. We made these on the stove top...

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Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) Altar Honoring Departed Loved Ones + Video

My maternal grandmother, Jesusita inspired this blog and the Muy Bueno cookbook. She was an amazing person, a fantastic cook, and honestly a saint. She opened her heart and...

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Conchas + Magimix Food Processor Giveaway

Every year I challenge myself to make a special dish that reminds me of my grandma or a traditional dish to celebrate Día de los Muertos (Day of the...

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How to Cut and De-Seed a Pomegranate + Video

Granadas (pomegranates) always remind me of my grandma. She had two pomegranate trees in her backyard and as a kid I would stare at those trees for any sign...

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How to Roast Chile Peppers + Video

Do you remember scratch and sniff books? I always wanted to write and illustrate a children’s scratch and sniff book with scents that remind me of my childhood. But...

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Fig and Mascarpone-Gorgonzola Crostinis and a Godiva Truffles Party with Bloggers

Coordinate a brunch with food bloggers, and you will have a bounty of delicious and beautiful food. I hosted a brunch and invited a handful of Colorado food bloggers...