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Fresas Borrachas: Boozy Strawberry Shots

¡Feliz Día del Amor y la Amistad! Can you believe it’s already Valentine’s Day? It feels like only yesterday we were ringing in the New Year and now we’re halfway through February. If time got the best of you and you aren’t fully prepared for Valentine’s Day, here’s a recipe that requires no cooking and very minimal prep work. It’s one that you can enjoy with an amigo, amor, or amante. ¡Salud! Read More…

¡Feliz cumpleaños, Amado! Tips on Hosting an Adult-Friendly Kid Party

¡Feliz cumpleaños, Amado! Today is Amado’s fourth birthday and I must admit that this has definitely been the most fun year for me. Read More…

Helado de queso (Mexican Cheese Ice Cream)

Have you ever tried helado de queso? This recipe takes me back to my childhood when I first tasted something very similar at my uncle Rogelio’s restaurant in Mexico City. Read More…

Tangy Tomatillo Salsa with Chile de Árbol

I love making salsa and in Mexico learned that the three main techniques when preparing chiles for salsa are roasting, toasting, and boiling. With a few simple ingredients, this particular salsa is one of the easiest to make, but is loaded with flavor. Read More…

Famous Family Fiesta Jello

Many thanks to Dole and #WeAllGrow Latina Network for sponsoring this post; recipe and opinions are my own.

When my family gathers for the holidays there are a few staple dishes that we all look forward to each year – aside from the tamales, of course. This particular recipe has been handed down for three generations and quickly became a family favorite when my mother and I began making it.
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