By Bren Herrera | 06/15/2010 - 15:32 | 1 Comment
Summer is just one week away and the first thing that comes to mind for most of us is pool parties, cookouts and vacations. The last thing on our minds is usually what we’re going to cook; especially if we’re spending so much time outdoors and away from our casa. The thought of having to come up with light, fresh and enticing meals during super hot days can...
By Bren Herrera | 06/15/2010 - 15:30 | 3 Comments
On top of planning summer vacations, attending summer weddings and trying to fit back into that fabulous bikini that you wore last summer, you'll need to plan your summer menu. With these easy Latin summer recipes—including appetizer, entree and dessert—you can check the menu to-do off your list!
By Bren Herrera | 06/08/2010 - 08:00 | 4 Comments
I recently found a "What's In" insert in an American fashion magazine where the paleta was lauded as the new Mexican gourmet fruit bar to indulge in this summer. Hardly gourmet, let me put you on to something if you don't already know: This is old news to us Latinas, especially if you grew up in a traditional Latin home! (How many of you had...
By Bren Herrera | 05/26/2010 - 17:15 | 1 Comment
When it comes to making flan and using the pressure cooker to make mean, savory meals, I have it mastered. But, I have to admit, there are still a few cooking methods that have me stumped. I used to think grilling was one of them. For the longest, it...
By Bren Herrera | 05/26/2010 - 16:29 | 3 Comments
Memorial Day weekend kicks off grilling season! But if you don’t have a huge backyard (or a park nearby!) that gives you open space for firing up a monster grill, don't worry. Our food columnist Bren Herrera has the tools and tips you’ll need to get started right in your home.
By Bren Herrera | 05/18/2010 - 08:00 | 3 Comments
I’ve always loved red snapper, especially at Thai restaurants. Haven’t had it in a while, but it’s the one thing I love to order every other visit. Cuban and Latin Americans eat pargo any kind of way, but I don’t remember my mother ever really making it. Short of recently seeing it prepared in avocado in a Cuban cookbook, I had kind of “back-burnered” it from my...
By Bren Herrera | 05/05/2010 - 16:17 | 4 Comments
Today is a good day to celebrate Mexicans and their contributions to this country! With all that’s going on in Arizona (against all Latinos) Cinco de Mayo couldn’t have come at a better time.
To that end, let’s talk about some of Mexico’s beloved indigenous foods...
By Elayne Fluker | 05/04/2010 - 16:30 | 6 Comments
Buzzed about chef Bren Herrera grew up in a very Latin home—speaking mostly Spanish with her family. Born in Havana, Cuba, and raised in the suburbs of DC, Bren realized at an early age she wanted to entertain people and that she had a love and a natural talent for cooking. She started mirroring her mother in the kitchen when she was only 8, and her first...
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