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10 Fabulous Food Gifts for Your Foodie Friends
10 Fabulous Food Gifts for Your Foodie Friends

Don't kid yourself. Holiday shopping is a job. Though it can be fun shopping for yourself - you know what you like! - it can be difficult to figure out what the friend or family member who has everything won't regift. 


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What & Where to Eat in Recoleta, Buenos Aires' Poshest Neighborhood
What & Where to Eat in Recoleta, Buenos Aires' Poshest Neighborhood

 

Traveling to Buenos Aires? Check out our quick guide to Buenos Aires restaurants for foodie travel tips and insider restaurant recommendations on dining in one of the city's best neighborhoods. Here, a collection of our fave restaurants in Recoleta, aka “The Paris of South America.” 


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19 Creative Chorizo Recipes
19 Creative Chorizo Recipes

Chorizo is the unsung hero of the Latin kitchen. Small morsels of pork sausage that can be seasoned to suit any taste, they're a tasty canvas on which to begin your cooking.

Fold them into scrambled eggs and tuck it into a tortilla for breakfast, layer under melted cheese for a happy hour bite everyone will remember, sandwich it in a bolillo, or use it as a topping for hearty corn arepas. The possibilities are truly endless.


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Tour Cartagena, Colombia with a Dessert Spoon and a Napkin!
Tour Cartagena, Colombia with a Dessert Spoon and a Napkin!

Cartagena, Colombia's Centro Historico has emerged as a major dining destination in recent years, with restaurant recommendations flooding the foodie blogosphere. But where do you go if you want a little sugar? Here, our picks for the colonial city's best spots to satisfy your sweet tooth.  

See the sweet pics on The Latin Kitchen >>>


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How is Mezcal Made? We're Glad You Asked
How is Mezcal Made? We're Glad You Asked

Unless you’ve not left your house in the last year, you know that Mezcal is the sexy sip du jour. The sophisticated but approachable Mexican spirit seems to be on bar shelves and in cocktails everywhere. But do you know where and how it's made? In fact, making mezcal is an ages old process that involves little more than Mother Nature, copper stills, and patience.   

Here, a look at the low-tech making of mezcal.


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Tour Veracruz, Mexico's Coffee-Rich Mountains!
Tour Veracruz, Mexico's Coffee-Rich Mountains!

Located on the Gulf of Mexico, Veracruz, Mexico is the country's oldest and most historical port since European colonization. Now home to almost 600,000 people of African, Mexican, and Spanish backgrounds, its rich cultural diversity, mild climate, and lush hillsides make it an ideal travel destination. The latter two also endow Veracruz with an abundance of natural resources that make it ripe for profitable farming.


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5 Fun Halloween Party Snacks For Kids
5 Fun Halloween Party Snacks For Kids

Boo!

Halloween is quickly approaching, bringing glowing jack-o-lanterns, screeching ghosts, flying witches, and more than a few ghouls, goblins, and trolls along for the ride. It's time to spin those spider webs, add the finishing touches to your costume, and, of course, prepare for a spooky, scary and sweet Halloween fiesta that the whole family with enjoy. 


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12 Decadent Recipes For National Chocolate Day
12 Decadent Recipes For National Chocolate Day

Let's face it: no one goes trick-or-treating in the hopes of getting apples. Everyone dreams of chocolate when they venture out in their well-planned costumes on a chilly October evening! 

But today, those fun-sized chocolate bars and foil-wrapped Hershey Kisses just won't cut it. Today is National Chocolate Day,  and this is cause for celebration... and indulgence! 


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10 Divine Gifts For Day of the Dead
10 Divine Gifts For Day of the Dead

Dia de los Muertoscelebrated from Oct. 31 to Nov. 2, is a special Mexican holiday that seeks to remember and celebrate friends and family members who have passed on. For all its sadness, the holiday is a colorful, festive way to rejoice in the memory of those we've loved and lost.


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7 Dishes For Dia De Los Muertos
7 Dishes For Dia De Los Muertos

Dia de los Muertos, for all its sadness, is a colorful and festive way to remember departed loved ones and to rejoice in their memories. It's a time when you pull a little closer to your family. There are celebrations, laughter, spectacle and, of course, tons of food.


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