{COMADRES CORNER} Interview with Jessica Gonzalez, Millennial Beekeeper and Founder of Happy Organics

¡Hola! Today I’m excited to kick off the re-launch of Comadres Corner – a monthly series of interviews with inspiring entrepreneurs, artists, and creatives. I’ve met each one of these interviewees personally and trust me when I say that they all have such unique and interesting stories. ¡Espero que les gusten! Once you read their online interviews, join me in going out to support them in the real world!

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Lola’s Guide to Oaxaca: Hotels, Bed and Breakfasts, and Apartments

As a follow-up to my blog post about 10 common questions I get when traveling to Mexico with my kids, I’m sharing some of my favorite places to stay in Oaxaca. This is one of the questions I get asked a LOT when I’m there and while I enjoy hotel amenities, I love the cozy atmosphere of a bed and breakfast. Before you book anything, be sure to do your research to see what’s a fit for your familia. I always look for places with minimal stairs to climb, completely enclosed courtyards, and a portable crib.  Read More…

Lola’s Salsa Negra: One of the Best Salsas from a Jar, According to Experts

¡Hola! I’m back with more good news today. This week my Salsa Negra was featured in Thrillist’s article, “The Best Store Bought Salsas, According to Experts.” Thrillist assembled a panel of Mexican food experts and asked for their salsa recommendations, then conducted a separate taste test with over 25 staffers, including Senior Food Editor, Adriana Velez. My Salsa Negra made the cut and is one of the “smaller, craft brands you’ve just got to try.”
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Lola’s Cocina Featured in The Oprah Magazine!

If you haven’t heard the news, this week I was featured in The Oprah Magazine alongside eleven other inspiring Latinas. Read More…

Safta’s Cinnamon Rugelach Recipe + 5 Fun Facts About the Jewish New Year

Today is the first day of fall and here at Lola’s Cocina, we are gearing up for Rosh Hashanah. To welcome autumn and the Jewish New Year, I’m celebrating with one of my favorite recipes and sharing some fun facts about Rosh Hashanah Read More…