The Latin Kitchen

Easy Holiday Decorating with David Stark

The holidays are here, which means parties, family gatherings, and gifting galore. Unfortunately, all of the merrymaking can sometimes feel more “No, No, No” than “Ho, Ho, Ho!” – as in, “No, No, No, I’m not ready!”


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11 Favorite Flan Recipes to Make for the Holidays!
11 Favorite Flan Recipes to Make for the Holidays!

We’re in the full swing of the holidays! Thanksgiving dinner is under our belt and Noche Buena and Christmas morning is in our sights. The tree is up, the lights are twinkling, the garland is strewn, and we’re headed back into the kitchen to cook up dish after dish of delicious classics. To keep us inspired, we’re putting a TLK twist on the classic song 12 Days of Christmas. You know the one with 12 drummers drumming, 11 pipers piping...all the way down to the partridge in the pear tree!


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8 Enchilada Recipes You Must Try This Holiday Season!

We’re in the full swing of the holidays! Thanksgiving dinner is under our belt and Noche Buena and Christmas morning are in our sights. The tree is up, the lights are twinkling, the garland is strewn, and we’re headed back into the kitchen to cook up dish after dish of delicious classics. To keep us inspired, we’re putting a TLK twist on the classic song 12 Days of Christmas. You know the one with 12 drummers drumming, 11 pipers piping...all the way down to the partridge in the pear tree!
 


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7 Surprising Ways with Adobo
7 Recipes with Adobo That Will Up Your Cooking Game!

It's sprinkled on chicken, mixed into rice, massaged into pernil. It's the ubiquitous Latin spice: adobo. If you didn't grow up in a household where the adobo flowed freely: adobo is an all-purpose seasoning and though recipes vary, it's usually made with salt, pepper, garlic, cumin, and a few other dried spices. You can make your own or find the bottled stuff in nearly every grocery store across America. And when we say all-purpose, we mean it. You'll be hard pressed to find a Latin dinner without adobo. 


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Latin Thanksgiving Leftovers
5 Latin Thanksgiving Leftovers Recipes You'll Love!

Thanksgiving tables are always overflowing with luscious eats from perfectly roasted turkey,pernil, and potatoes to stuffing, cranberry sauce, and biscuits. Use those holiday leftoversto update, transform, and create new favorites and take those already-delicious extras to the next level.


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At the Bar with Latin Grammy's Mixologist David Rios
At the Bar with Latin Grammy's Mixologist David Rios

The 14th annual Latin Grammys will take place tonight at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas. In attendance will be nominees and musicians spanning the Latin music scene, among them Marc Anthony, Pitbull, Daddy Yankee, Gaby Moreno and Carlos Vives.


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A Latin Chanukah
How to Throw a Latin Chanukah

In December, most Latin households overflow with the traditional Christmas spirit. It seeps out in the form of nativity scenes, advent calendars, and solemn pilgrimages to midnight mass (followed by a joyful Noche Buena). But for the hundreds of thousands of Jewish Latinos, the details of the holiday season, of Chanukah, look quite different, though the spirit remains the same.


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5 Ways to (Latin) Spice Up Your Thanksgiving Dinner
5 Ways to (Latin) Spice Up Your Thanksgiving Dinner

While the classic Thanksgiving dinner is appealing to many who rely on the comfort of tradition, others may find themselves feeling less than thrilled at the thought of an old fashioned menu and fall table settings. Although Thanksgiving isn’t celebrated in Spain or in Latin American countries, people of Spanish or Latin American ancestry often celebrate the holiday, incorporating foods and ingredients from their heritage into a unique twist on the holiday dinner.


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10 Classic Cuban Dishes
10 Classic Cuban Recipes You Must Make!

There's nothing like home cooking, bites that remind us of mama and abuela or Saturday nights spent at the kitchen table, sharing good food and good stories. Cuba, with it's rich cultural heritage and delicious culinary traditions has given us some of those well known Latin dishes we all grew up with: ropa vieja, anyone? In an effort to celebrate all that Cuba has to offer, we've rounded up some of our favorite and most irresistible Cuban recipes. 


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Dulce de Leche Desserts
16 Sinfully Sweet Dulce de Leche Recipes

Are there three sweeter words than dulce de leche? Just the mention spikes a sugar rush and a frantic search for a spoon. This thick, caramel-like sauce, swirled or spread onto everything from cafe to toast, is consumed throughout all of Latin America and has many different names, manjar blancocajetaarequipe.


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