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The 411 on The Best Paraguayan Dishes
The 411 on The Best Paraguayan Dishes

It’s Paraguayan Independence Day, which means lots of music and dancing and celebrating with family and friends... if you’re in Paraguay, that is. The unfortunate truth is that many Latinos and nearly all non-Latinos know little about this stunning South American neighbor to Brazil, Bolivia and Argentina. That’s a shame because its culture – specifically its food culture – is vastly different from what you’d expect.


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10 Amazing Salsas for National Salsa Month!
15 Amazing Salsas for National Salsa Month!

It’s National Salsa Month! To celebrate, we’ve rounded up a collection of recipes that shows off the beloved sauce’s incredible diversity. Though recognized by many as a red dip or topping available in three degrees of spice – mild, medium, and hot – the truth about salsa is that it is a very nuanced dish. It can be zesty or fruity, chunky or smooth, light on heat or make-you-sweat spicy, and can be served on just about anything.


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10 Latin Spring Dishes
10 Latin Spring Dishes You Need to Make

How are your New Year's resolutions going? Oh, did you already forget about that promise you made to your waistline all those months ago? Who wouldn’t! This Easter gave us mouth-watering cookies, bizcochos and home-cooking, but now that we’ve found the eggs and polished off the last of the chocolate, it’s time to get back to business! Lucky for us, eating better doesn’t equate to eating flavorless rice cakes. 


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Easter Treats for Kids
3 Delicious Easter Treats to Make With Kids

Easter is a time for food, family, and friends. It’s also a fun holiday for kids, who wake up to gifts from the Easter bunny, don their Sunday best, and hunt for brightly colored Easter eggs and cascarones.


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7 Healthy Latin Snacks to Keep Your Diet on Track
7 Healthy Latin Snacks to Keep Your Diet on Track

“Healthy” and “snacks”: two words that don’t always go together. While many products claim to be healthy, their nutritional information – typically printed in teeny-tiny letters on the most obscure part of the package – can tell a different story, whether due to high sodium content, unnatural sugars, or manufactured, ten-syllable ingredients. When it comes to healthy snacks, it’s not just the calories that count.


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Unique Guacamole
10 Not-So-Average Guacamole Recipes You'll Love!

Everyone’s got an opinion on guacamole. Some like it creamy, others like it chunky; some crave spice, others prefer citrus. What isn’t up for debate is guacamole’s universal appeal. From barbecues to picnics, Taco Tuesdays to tailgate parties, everyone smiles when they see their favorite dip on the table.


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Celebrate Pi Day with 10 Delicious Latin Pies!
Celebrate Pi Day with 10 Yummy Latin Pies!

Do you know what March 14th is? In a perfect celebration of a certain mathematical constant we all learned back in school, today is Pi Day! Personally, we think this is one of the most delicious food holidays we can think of. And what better way to celebrate Pi Day than with 10 irresistible Latin pies.


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Throw an Oscar Party in 3 Hours
How to Throw an Oscars Party in Just 3 Hours!

In less time that it takes your favorite celebrity to primp for the red carpet, you can create an Oscar party spread worthy of a gold statue of your own. All it takes is a few simple and festive touches. Below is a simple guide for putting together an Oscar celebration in under three hours!

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Celebrate Dominican Independence Day with 10 Delicious Recipes!
Celebrate Dominican Independence Day with 10 Delicious Recipes!

Today is a very special day in our culture: the day to celebrate the Dominican Republic's Independence Day! And we couldn't think of a better way to celebrate the island's holiday than with some of our favorite Dominican recipes--that we've gathered together just for you! So sit back, grab a Presidente and play some Juan Luis Guerra music while you eat the delicious sazon-inflused food.

¡Buen provecho y felicidades!


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20 Amazing Avocado Recipes That You Must Try!
20 Amazing Avocado Recipes That You Must Try!

Who loves avocados?! We do!
The delicious fruit is present in many Latin kitchens all the way from breakfast to dessert. You can find this green gem in every plate, from being sliced onto omelets to layered into sandwiches to mashed into chunky dips and even pureed into puddings and cakes. We just can't get enough! The smooth, luscious, and even a little decadent, avocado is a much welcomed addition to any dish, and we've got the 20 best Latin recipes with avocados that you won't want to miss. Check them all out!


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