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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...

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Machaca con Huevo (Machaca with Eggs)

Traditional machaca is marinated beef or pork that is rubbed with spices, pounded, dried, and shredded similar to beef jerky. Back in the old days (before my time) my...