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9 Ceviche Recipes to Up Your Summer Seafood Game
9 Ceviche Recipes to Up Your Summer Seafood Game

Ceviche is one of the few dishes that, even in the dead of winter, can make you feel like it's 90 degrees and sunny. Its freshly caught seafood and acidic ingredients (think lemons, limes, and vinegar), give it a brightness and tang that scream summer.


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Family Travel: 7 Best Foodie Vacations for You AND Your Kids
Family Travel: 7 Best Foodie Vacations for You AND Your Kids

So you say you're a foodie? What about your kids? These days, cruise ships, hotels, spas, and even Disney World, are packaging foodie vacations for families that favor foraging, cooking, and all things culinary.

Here are a few of our favorite family-friendly food vacations. Happy trails!

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How to Grill a Perfect Steak in 5 Simple Steps
How to Grill a Perfect Steak in 5 Simple Steps

Love a good steak but haven't quite perfected your grill skillz? No worries. We asked Tim Love, chef and owner of popular Texas restaurants Lonesome and White Elephant Saloon, among others, for his secret tips for grilling the perfect steak. Here's what he had to say.

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7 Latin Candies We Loved When We Were Kids (and Still Do!)
7 Latin Candies We Loved When We Were Kids (and Still Do!)

June is National Candy Month! But while we're happy our favorite food group - yes, candy is a food group! - is finally getting its due, we have a question: When is it not National Candy Month?

Don't bother answering. Instead, take a walk down memory lane with this collection of our editors' favorite Latin candies. (And then tell us yours!) Chupa chups anyone?


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Celebrate Int'l Cachaca Day with Sexy Sips that Highlight the Brazilian Spirit
Celebrate Int'l Cachaca Day with Sexy Sips that Highlight the Brazilian Spirit

Once a virtual unknown in the spirit world - and by spirits, we don't mean ghosts - cachaça is now served in bars from Bahrain to Boise, Idaho. A distilled spirit made from sugarcane juice, it's the best selling liquor in Brazil. And with good reason: sweet with earthy and smoky notes, it's delicious and potent.


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7 Funny Puerto Rican Phrases To Use In the Kitchen (and To Shout at NYC's Puerto Rican Day Parade)
7 Funny Puerto Rican Phrases To Use In the Kitchen (and To Shout at NYC's Puerto Rican Day Parade)

Every culture has its weird sayings. Don't believe us? Consider this: "A bird in the hand is better than two in the bush." Say what?

Puerto Ricans have them, too, of course. The only difference is that Puerto Rican refrains are ha-ha-ha-larious. Here are a few of our favorite funny Puerto Rican quotes about food. Warning: loosen your apron strings before reading. Side effects include belly-busting laughter. 


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Spice It Up: How to Cook with Sazon (Plus Recipes!)
Spice It Up: How to Cook with Sazon (Plus Recipes!)

Like your food with sazon? Prefer knockout flavor to nuance? If you answered yes, get ready to get happy. Today's food holiday is your tastebuds' naughty dream!

June 10th is National Herbs & Spices Day, and in its honor, we're profiling our fave Latin seasonings and highlighting the recipes that show them off. (Because a pinch is never enough!) Buen provecho!


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5 Best Sparkling Wines for Summer Parties
5 Best Sparkling Wines for Summer Parties

It’s summertime and celebrating is in full swing. From graduations to weddings to Father’s Day and 4th of July, summer parties are the perfect time to sip on sparkling wine. Slightly sweet and lower in alcohol than traditional still wines, fizzy wines are ideal for bright, sunny days when the mercury is high and the mood is fun.

Click through for our favorite summer sparklers and their best food pairings


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It's Sexy Time! 10 Surprising Aphrodisiacs from the Peruvian Jungle
It's Sexy Time! 10 Surprising Aphrodisiacs from the Peruvian Jungle

What turns you on? The answer is different for everyone, but aphrodisiacs are especially wild in the Peruvian jungle. Beer made from bark? Firewater? Lizard claws?

Check out the surprising ingredients Peruvians use to get their sexy on! 

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Eats & Beats: The Best Food Trucks at Your Fave Summer Music Festivals
Eats & Beats: The Best Food Trucks at Your Fave Summer Music Festivals

Riddle me this: What takes a music festival from fun to freaking fantastic? (Hint: Like fun and fantastic, it starts with “f.”)

If you answered food, congratulations! Food is the correct answer!

It’s for this reason that we’re highlighting summer music festivals that put a premium on good eats. (Because, trust us: when you find yourself at a dessert concert with nothing but Frito boats and $15 bottles of water on offer, you’ll wish you’d clicked through this list.)


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