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Mango and Avocado Salsa Video

September is fast approaching which means fall is nearby. I’m from El Paso and crave the hot desert weather. As much as I love warm comforting foods and the...

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How to Cut and Dice an Avocado + Video

I’ll never forget a vacation to Mazatlan, Mexico with a group of friends and all of us making dinner in the condo we were staying in. I was on...

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Pork Green Chile + Multicooker Giveaway

*This giveaway is no longer accepting entries – scroll down to the bottom to see who won!* I moved to Colorado in 1998 and I’ll never forget the first...

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Chicken Strawberry Salad Wrap

Only a few days left and my kiddos go back to school. Seriously, where did the summer go? My daughter will be entering middle school and my li’l guy...

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Café de Olla + Video + Le Creuset Giveaway

*This giveaway is no longer accepting entries – scroll down to the bottom to see who won!* The kiddos are dressed, breakfast has been served, lunches have been packed,...

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How to Dice a Mango + Video

Did you know that mangos are the most popular fruit in the world? And did you know that the mango is a symbol of love in India, and a...

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Quesadillas de Flor de Calabaza (Squash Blossom Quesadillas) + Video

We have a small garden in our backyard and have zucchinis growing like crazy with beautiful squash blossoms decorating the garden. Every summer I look forward to not only...

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Portobello Mushrooms Stuffed with Picadillo

Picadillo is a dish we grew up eating weekly. We ate a lot of ground beef – I think it was because it was affordable and could go a...

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La Paloma on National Tequila Day

Yes, it’s true — July 24th is National Tequila Day. Now let’s all celebrate like Pee-Wee Herman and sing Tequila as we find an excuse to drink and cook with tequila...

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Paletas (Popsicles/Ice Pops)

It’s been three years since I started this blog. Seriously, where did the time go? I could have never predicted that my love of Mexican food would lead me...