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Homemade Guacamole

guacamole casero: mexican guacamole

This week, I am sharing a fresh guacamole recipe that highlights several Mexican superfoods including tomatoes, chiles, and avocados. The basic recipe below is the same one that my mom, sisters, and I have always made. Sometimes I like to experiment and add cubed apple, fresh pomegranate seeds, pumpkin seeds, or crispy jicama for interesting texture and flavor!  Read More…

Cucumber Agua Fresca | Agua Fresca de Pepino

In recognition of St. Patrick’s Day, Lola’s Cocina is “going green” for the month of March and featuring all things green. My first featured recipe is a cucumber agua fresca, which I typically serve in a Mexican jarra at family parties.

This refreshing green drink is great for guests of all ages. If you’re looking to get the fiesta started, you can add a splash of vodka for the 21 and over crowd. No matter your age, be sure to have this cucumber agua fresca on hand on St. Patty’s Day to avoid being pinched by a little green leprechaun!  Read More…