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20 Recipes You Must Know From The Latin Kitchen

Happy Birthday TLK!  It's TLK's one year anniversary and we're celebrating the best way we know how: by cooking and eating. To make our menu, we've picked the 20 most popular Latin recipes on the site - the recipes that you, our readers, like the best! From croquetas to mojitos, dulce de leche (of course!) to churrasco, here's a roundup of the 20 best Latin recipes (as chosen by readers) on TLK.


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National Tequila Day
National Tequila Day: 12 Best Recipes You Must Know!

It's National Tequila Day!

Some holidays simply don't get the attention they deserve! For example, today's Tequila Day on July 24th! We can think of few other causes for celebration quite as exciting and mouth-watering as a frosted glass of smooth, throat-tickling tequila on a hot July day. Plus, while we love our tequila in a glass, we also love to cook with it!

Don't believe us, just take a look at some of these hearty meals and sip-able cocktails, all infused with your favorite Mexican spirit. 


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Colombian Independence Day Recipes
21 Traditional Recipes for Colombian Independence Day!

Armed with an intrepid sense of self-determination and patriotism, the masses of Bogota took to the streets in 1810 to rise up against Spanish rule. Now, 203 years later, we commemorate the efforts of these brave people and the beauty of Colombian culture by celebrating Colombian Independence on July 20th. 


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Celebrate National Mojito Day With The 9 Greatest Recipes of All Time!
Celebrate National Mojito Day With The 9 Greatest Recipes of All Time!

It's National Mojito Day!

In the summer, the only thing we want to do is sit by the pool and sip on delicious mojitos. The classic Cuban cocktail has rightly become one of summer’s best Latin cocktails--and we can’t wait for more. 


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 A Look Back at Aspen Food & Wine (VIDEO)
A Look Back at Aspen Food & Wine (VIDEO)

Man, what a weekend! TLK spent the past weekend in the glorious Colorado Rockies, running around picturesque Aspen, eating and drinking our faces off at the Food & Wine Classic! Make no mistake; this is the creme de la creme of food festivals, and we loved every sweet, savory, and wine-drenched moment of it!


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The 13 Best Latin Food Trucks
The 13 Best Latin Food Trucks!

Food trucks used to be convenience food, a last effort to get food in your stomach in the fleeting free moments of a hectic day. But nowadays, trucks are mobile gourmets, dishing up the best bites in a casual setting and luckily, many trucks have Latin food on the menu.


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18 Traditional Puerto Rican Recipes
18 Traditional Puerto Rican Recipes

The Puerto Rican Day Parade in New York City offers the perfect opportunity to celebrate the bounty of Puerto Rican cuisine. If you've ever had Latin food from the Caribbean, you know just how delectable traditional dishes can be, and you just might find something familiar here to re-create in your home kitchen.


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Aguas Frescas
8 Refreshing Aguas Frescas To Cool Off This Summer

Agua fresca (Spanish for fresh water) is a light, non-alcoholic drink served by street vendors, in bodegas, and at eateries throughout Central America, Mexico, and the Caribbean, as well as Mexican cafés and taquerias around the U.S. They are made by combining fresh fruits, grains, seeds, and even flowers, with sugar and water.


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Brown Bag it Day
The Best Latin Snacks for Brown-Bag-It Day!

Today, in honor of National Brown-Bag-It Day, we pay homage to our favorite Latin brown bag bites, the favorites of our childhood and our most indulgent food memories: medialunas, chivitos, churros, and empanadas to name a few.


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Hamburger
10 Mouthwatering Latin Burger Recipes for Summer Grilling

It's National Hamburger Month! This May, which is dedicated to the all-mighty burger, we plan help you celebrate! So in honor of this special occasion we've pooled together 10 of our most mouthwatering burger recipes, from the spicy and cheesy to the decadent and indulgent to the light and healthy (and even vegetarian) these burgers recipes will have you reaching for your grill in no time. And with so many options (turkey, beef, chorizo, quinoa!) for the patty and the toppings (pineapple rings, poblanos, guac and salsa!), there's something for everyone.


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