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Alfajores (Dulce de Leche Shortbread Cookies) + Video

If a dessert has dulce de leche you can bet I’m probably going to love it. The first time I ever tasted alfajores, a friend of mine sent them...

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Jícama, Radish, and Cucumber Salad

Since the New Year I have been trying really hard to incorporate more veggies into my diet, but it can be challenging. When it’s a chilly morning, I am...

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Salmon Fish Tacos with Creamy Avocado Salsa

What if I told you that you could have a delicious Lenten dish on your dinner table in 20 minutes? Seriously, this amazing dish is so simple to make,...

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Mexican Chiles

No ingredient is more fundamental to Mexican food than the colorful chile. Chile is a versatile fruit that comes in a wide variety of shapes, colors, sizes, and heat....

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Churros with Mexican Chocolate Dipping Sauce

Have you ever made churros? When we were outlining the Muy Bueno cookbook, I asked my daughter, “What is your favorite Mexican dessert?” And she said, “Churros!” I realized...

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Chile de Arbol Salsa

I inherited my mother and grandmas cast-iron stomach, because I never get a stomachache from eating too much salsa or spicy chile.

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Grandma’s Home Remedies

My maternal grandma passed away at the age of 98 years old. She lived a long and healthy life. I never heard her complain of any aches and pains....

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Quinoa and Pesto Shrimp Stuffed Pasillas

I have always wanted to write and illustrate a children’s scratch-and-sniff book with the scents that remind me of my childhood. But for some reason I don’t think the...

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Red Pork and Hominy Stew (Pozole Rojo)

The first time I ever tasted pozole was in New Mexico, where it is usually spelled posole. It was pozole blanco (white pozole) and it was difficult for me...

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Brisket Sopes (Sopes con Carne Deshebrada)

When I first moved to Colorado I started missing local El Paso products. One of those products was Claude’s sauces. Every time I’d visit El Paso I would come...