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Colombian Independence Day Recipes
21 Traditional Recipes for Colombian Independence Day!
By The Latin Kitchen | 07/20/2013 - 10:00

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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6 Things You Should Definitely Know About Dominican Cakes
8 Things You Should Definitely Know About Dominican Cakes
By Amaris Castillo | 07/17/2013 - 13:07

Ever tasted a Dominican cake? If you are Dominican, then of course. If you have Dominican friends, then of course. But what are the key ingredients behind the delicious, massive confection? And what actually goes into the thickly layered icing the cakes are best known for?

We did a little digging to find out.

Below are the things you definitely should know about Dominican cakes - so you will never have to question it again.


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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!
By The Latin Kitchen | 07/11/2013 - 14:15

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)
By The Latin Kitchen | 06/20/2013 - 16:30

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!
By The Latin Kitchen | 06/15/2013 - 11:00

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
By The Latin Kitchen | 06/06/2013 - 12:37

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
By The Latin Kitchen | 06/01/2013 - 12:00

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!
By The Latin Kitchen | 05/25/2013 - 09:00

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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TK Cocktails to Spice Up Any Boring Memorial Day BBQ
7 Cocktails to Spice Up Any Boring Memorial Day BBQ
By Dan Koday | 05/24/2013 - 16:36

Memorial Day weather won't be the only thing heating up if you add these delicious and spicy cocktails to the weekend's BBQ menu. Looking for some more Memorial Day party ideas, including, cocktails, food & entertaining tips? Head on over to thelatinkitchen.com

MORE: 10 Signs You're at a Latino BBQ


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Taco Bell Waffle Taco
The 7 Grossest Fast Food Picks You Don’t Want To Eat
By Irina Gonzalez | 05/23/2013 - 17:38

We don’t think there’s anything wrong with a little fast food craving once in a while but, unfortunately, you can take it go overboard sometimes. It’s not your fault, though. Some restaurants just take things too far—like these 7 fast food picks that we’re classifying as the grossest foods you definitely don’t want to eat. Now, some of these have pretty big followings but, trust us, these weird, gross and otherwise unhealthy fast food menu options should definitely stay off your radar—and out of your stomach.


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