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Bourbon-Pecan Cake

People either love fruitcake or they hate it. I happen to hate it, but I do love my mother-in-law’s recipe. It’s more of a rum cake rather than a...

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Strawberry-Filled Crepes Drizzled with Boozy Dulce de Leche

Did you know the French word “crepe” is “tortilla” in Spanish? Its true! But making crepes is far easier than making tortillas — there is no rolling or pressing...

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KitchenAid Blender and Muy Bueno Cookbook Giveaway

To celebrate the 1st anniversary of the published Muy Bueno cookbook and the new hardcover edition, I am hosting giveaways throughout the month of November and December. Keep checking...

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Mexican Meatballs with Three Spicy Dipping Sauces

Thanksgiving has come and gone and the countdown to Christmas is on. Sheesh, the time flew by! I hope you had a wonderful Thanksgiving feast surrounded by loved ones....

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Fresh Persimmon Cookies with Raisins and Nuts

I have more cookbooks then I can count. My office is drowning in cookbooks and food magazines. As a cookbook author, cookbook graphic designer, and food writer—I need them...

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Mexican Kitchen Set and Muy Bueno Cookbook Giveaway

To celebrate the 1st anniversary of the published Muy Bueno cookbook and the new hardcover edition, I am hosting giveaways throughout the month of November and December. Keep checking...

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Fresh Cinnamon and Muy Bueno Cookbook Giveaway

To celebrate the 1st anniversary of the published Muy Bueno cookbook and the new hardcover edition, I am hosting giveaways throughout the month of November and December. Keep checking...

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Wild Mushroom Soup

My daughter and mother spent the summer of 2012 in Germany visiting my sister and her family. My daughter fell in love with Europe – especially the food. When...

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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...