Lola’s Classic Refried Beans

I cook beans on a regular basis, and oftentimes assume incorrectly that everybody knows how to make a good pot of frijoles. When I shared this Instagram post a few ...

I’m a #LatinaMentors Fund Finalist and Need Your Vote!

If you haven’t already heard the good news, I was selected as one of 10 Latina entrepreneurs eligible for the #LatinaMentors Fund small business grant. The final five grant recipients will be ...

Tasty Turkey Picadillo Tostadas

Picadillo is a simple and tasty dish that has been in my family’s recipe book for a few generations. When my niece called from Boston and me asked how to ...

Lola’s Classic Refried Beans

I cook beans on a regular basis, and oftentimes assume incorrectly that everybody knows how to make a good pot of frijoles. When I shared this Instagram post a few weeks ago, I was surprised by how many people were excited about my slow cooker version of Frijoles de la Olla. For everyone who actually made them, here’s a follow-up recipe to use up any leftovers. Read More…

I’m a #LatinaMentors Fund Finalist and Need Your Vote!

If you haven’t already heard the good news, I was selected as one of 10 Latina entrepreneurs eligible for the #LatinaMentors Fund small business grant. The final five grant recipients will be selected by popular vote and I would appreciate it from the bottom of my heart if you cast your vote for me. You can vote every day through Monday.
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Tasty Turkey Picadillo Tostadas

Picadillo is a simple and tasty dish that has been in my family’s recipe book for a few generations. When my niece called from Boston and me asked how to make it, I decided to jot down the recipe for the first time. It is reminiscent of time spent at home when my mom did most of the cooking and I was her sous chef.  Read More…

Lola’s Breakfast Molletes with Potatoes and Chorizo

With people cooking at home more than ever these days, I’ve partnered with Cacique® – one of the country’s top Mexican food brands – to show you how you can create flavorful Mexican meals using easy-to-find ingredients, many of which you may already have in your pantry. Cacique® products are versatile and will surely kick any dish up a notch or two.

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{COMADRES CORNER} Interview with Jennifer Velasquez, Founder of The Salvaged Sawhorse

For the month of May, I interviewed Jennifer Velasquez, founder and illustrator behind The Salvaged Sawhorse, an online shop dedicated to self-care products for the heart and home. Jennifer is on a mission to “create pieces that nudge you to check-in with your heart, remind you to feed your soul, and reconnect you with your power.” Her product line includes hand-painted affirmation cards, self-care activities, planners, and home decor. I hope you find this interview as inspiring as I did!

XO – Lola Read More…