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Cafe Bustelo Coffee
Dear Dad: My Café Con Leche Will Never Be As Good As Yours
By Laura Elizabeth Hernandez | 11/09/2012 - 09:27

Growing up, Café con Leche played an important role in my daily life. I can’t recall the first time I had coffee, but I do remember I was very young. Drinking coffee became a daily part of my life and one that I could not bear to go without. 


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Abuelita, Mexican Hot Chocolate
6 Warm Drinks For Cold Weather
By Valerie Tejeda | 10/24/2012 - 16:00

There is nothing like a nice, hot drink on a chilly day. The problem is many of us get stuck in a “drink” rut, and are unable to get out of our comfort zone. Time to shake things up a bit with these six warm beverages you’ll love.


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Witches Brew Cocktail
7 Spooky Halloween Cocktails
By Samantha Leal | 10/15/2012 - 19:00

Get festive with these delicious potions that are sure to delight. Consider them your adult treats.


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Pumpkin Flan
Spice Up Your Food With Pumpkin
By Valerie Tejeda | 10/08/2012 - 14:00

One of the best things about fall is pumpkins are in season! Besides being a popular item for decor, pumpkin is also a delicious food. This nutritious vegetable is full of vitamin A, which is good for your skin and your respiratory system. Here are five easy ways to add pumpkin to some of your favorite foods. 


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Chile Corado Sauce from Chef Aaron Sanchez
Aaron Sanchez's Chile Colorado Sauce
By Latina Staff | 10/03/2012 - 10:40

In the north of Mexico, where I’m from, chunks of luscious braised pork wade in ruddy sauce. If the pot was big enough, I swear I’d jump right in. This is my soul food. This is carne con chile Colorado

And no, it’s not from the state of Colorado. Colorado basically means “red” in Spanish, as in the color imparted by chiles like guajilos and anchos.  When I was ittle and my mom would make this dish, the house would have this unbelievable aroma of tomatoes and tomatillos, garlic and onions, all charring on a comal. This more than anything else, my mom always says, is the smell of a Mexican kitchen.

You see this basic combination of ingredients in various forms throughout the country, from that mind-blowing pork to the marinade for thin slices of beef browning over charcoal in the street markets of Oaxaca, to big pots of pozole, the hominy stew that’s the world’s greatest hangover cure. But my Chile Colorado Sauce distills the flavors into a puree that you can turn into multiple dishes. It’s a beautiful thing: a little tangy from the tomatillos, a touch sweet from the tomatoes and onions, and packed with flavor (not heat) from the ancho and guajillo chiles. And making it fills your kitchen with the same awesome smells I was blessed to experience growing up.


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Woman Drinking a Cocktail at an Outdoor Cafe
Delicious Labor Day Weekend Cocktails
By Samantha Leal | 09/03/2012 - 11:00

Nothing says reason to celebrate like a long weekend, right? Make sure you celebrate right with these delicious drinks. Cheers!


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Woman with Sack Lunch at her Desk
Easy (And Healthy!) Lunch Ideas
By Valerie Tejeda | 08/24/2012 - 18:00

Whether you’re making lunch for your little one or you need something for yourself that won’t completely derail your diet, these healthy lunches are perfect for packing. Happy eating. 


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Tequila Cocktail Drink Aztec Summer
Happy National Tequila Day! Celebrate With These Drinks
By Samantha Leal | 07/24/2012 - 17:00

It's National Tequila Day! Yes, this is an actual holiday. Yes, we're pretty excited about it too. So celebrate the right way: with one of these delicious drinks. Cheers!


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Fruit Popsicle
Cool (Low Calorie!) Desserts for Hot Summer Days
By Valerie Tejeda | 07/18/2012 - 14:00

When the weather is warm, nothing hits the spot better than a cool summer treat. But can your bathing suit bod handle all the deliciousness? You bet! Here’s how to indulge without the guilt.  


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Angelo Sosa
Angelo Sosa's Sensual Tuna Mole Recipe
By Latina Staff | 05/07/2012 - 17:47

Top Chef All-Stars alum Angelo Sosa has already conquered NYC's food scene with Anejo and Social Eatz and his first cookbook, Flavor Exposed, is set to hit shelves in June. To help celebrate, we got the Dominican-American cutie to share one of his yummy recipes exclusively with Latina readers.


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