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Grandma Lola’s Tacos Dorados with Ground Beef

Nothing calls to mind the memory of my late Grandma Lola like her famous tacos dorados prepared with ground beef. Topped with lettuce, tomatoes and yes – shredded cheddar cheese – anyone who was lucky enough to taste one of my grandma’s tacos would inevitably help themselves to at least six more. 

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Slow Cooker Frijoles Charros

I recently shared a recipe for my frijoles de la olla made in a slow cooker and was pleasantly surprised by how many people followed up letting me know that they made and loved them. This led me to believe that the 2021 Mexican food trends, which Cacique® uncovers by partnering with leading voices in the industry to predict What’s Next in Mexican Cuisine, are already in full effect and American kitchens have begun gravitating toward nostalgic homemade favorites, one-pot dishes, and the use of dry beans. Once again, I’ve partnered with Cacique® to share an easy recipe that embraces several of these trends to create a flavorful dish that requires minimal effort and is prepared in a slow cooker so that you can set it and forget it . . . until the aroma of freshly made beans envelopes the air. Read More…

Game On: Carne, Queso, and Cacique

Many of us have spent a record amount of time in the kitchen this year and while I enjoy preparing most of my meals from scratch, there are certainly days when I need a little break. I’ve partnered with Cacique® once again to share an easy at-home recipe with time-saving tips and ingredients – perfect for family game night. Read More…

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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