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The Beginner's Guide to Wine
By Alanna Nunez | 07/26/2012 - 17:00

It's 6:30 p.m. and you're at the grocery store hoping to pick up a bottle of wine for dinner with friends. Staring at rows and rows of bottles, you might be thinking, how do I know which one to pick? How do I know which one tastes good? And how can I pick a bottle that's high quality -- but won't break the bank? 

 


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Party Time: Patriotic Drinks for the Fourth!
By Samantha Leal | 07/03/2012 - 18:00

These red, white and blue drinks will get the party started in a big way. Cheers and happy fourth!


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8 Weird Latin Foods
By Iris Estrada | 05/09/2012 - 15:09

A new show called Around the World in 80 Plates is premiering tonight at 10 pm (EST) on Bravo, and we’re excited to see what dishes will represent the different countries of Latin America. After all, our food is so diverse that it would be hard to narrow the cuisine to just one plate. But there are some foods even we’d be reluctant to nibble. Would you dare try these exotic eats?


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Eight Vote Win: What Iowa Teaches Us about the Importance of Voting
By Viviana Hurtado | 01/05/2012 - 10:09

How many times have you heard, or even thought: “I’m not going to vote because...”

“I don’t have time.”

“My vote doesn’t count.”

“The candidates don’t reflect my views.”


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EXCLUSIVE: Food Network
EXCLUSIVE: Food Network's Marcela Valladolid On Holiday Cooking With Your Family
By Amaris Castillo | 11/25/2011 - 10:00

Whenever the holiday season arrives, questions about food begin to slither their way into our heads. How do you make the sometimes-daunting task of cooking for your family an enjoyable experience? What to do with leftovers?

You get the deal.

We brought our questions recently to Marcela Valladolid, host of Food Network’s Mexican Made Easy. The 33-year-old Mexican American chef, who usually spends her Thanksgiving holidays with her tia in Tijuana, Mexico, had plans to visit Las Vegas with family this year.


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Guess Which Country Made the World’s Largest Shrimp Cocktail
By Amaris Castillo | 10/05/2011 - 14:30

We’re suddenly hungry. The World Records Academy reports that a coastal city in Mexico has set the world record for the largest shrimp cocktail. It was huge.


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EXCLUSIVE: Marcela Chef
EXCLUSIVE: Food Network's Marcela Valladolid On Growing Up On the Border
By Amaris Castillo | 10/03/2011 - 08:00

Marcela Valladolid grew up with her feet firmly planted in two worlds—she was raised in Tijuana, Mexico but attended school in San Diego, California. This melding of two cultures would later serve as the seed for the Mexican American chef’s culinary career. At 18, Valladolid was an architecture student but after working as an assistant at her aunt’s culinary school in Mexico, she dropped out to pursue her dream.


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10 Latinas Tell us Where to Get The Best Cafe Con Leche in the U.S.
10 Latinas On Where to Get The Best Cafe Con Leche in the U.S.
By Mariela Rosario | 08/04/2011 - 12:00

We polled our Facebook readers to find out where to get a perfect, steaming cup of cafe con leche from coast to coast and you all responded in droves!

Here are suggestions from ten Latinas on where to get some great Latin coffee, from Los Angeles to Texas to the Bronx, NY:

Laura Martinez La Duni in Dallas, Texas has the best cafe con leche!! ♥


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Career 101: Connecting with Coworkers
By Latina Staff | 07/01/2011 - 10:00

“No one in the workplace exists in a vacuum,” says Marlene González, president and founder of Life Coaching Group. Yet, according to research, Latinas often resort to isolated behaviors if they feel they don’t fit in. Here are González’s tips for improving your communication and relationships with your co-workers, as you climb the ladder:

Find common ground.


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104 Year-old Puerto Rican Man Receives National Honor
By Adriana Rivera | 06/24/2011 - 11:19

"I like to stay active, move around and run," isn’t necessarily what you would hear from just any 104 year-old.

But then Emilio Navarro, a Puerto Rican native who spent his life working, playing baseball, and working some more, was no ordinary 104 year-old. In fact, he is an honoree of America's Outstanding Oldest Male Worker for 2010.

Why Latin Americans Live Longer—And How You Can Too


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