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Ingrid Hoffman Red Hot Night Party
Ingrid Hoffmann: "2013's Hottest Cooking Ingredients Are..."
By Latina Staff | 03/01/2013 - 13:16

A Red Hot Night: Presented by Target was the place to be on Saturday, February 23 in Miami. South Beach Wine & Food Festival's newest event celebrated all things Latin and its guest of honor was red hot Latina chef Ingrid Hoffmann.


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Mahi Mahi Taco Recipe from Catch Miami
Catch's Mahi Mahi Tacos
By Latina Staff | 03/01/2013 - 10:53

Located at The James Royal Palm, one of South Beach's hottest new hotels, Catch Miami is a seafood lover's paradise. Top Chef winner and Executive Chef Hung Huynh's menu is influenced by cuisines all over the world, but his Ceviche, Tuna Tacos & Yucca Tater Tots all nod to Latin cuisine. Here's a recipe for one of our Catch Miami favorites, The Mahi Mahi Taco*!

*Tuna can also be substituted for Mahi Mahi.


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Celebrate National Margarita Day With These 5 Delish Drinks!
Celebrate National Margarita Day With These 5 Delish Drinks!
By Samantha Leal | 02/22/2013 - 14:31

It's National Margarita Day! (Yes, it's a thing. Believe us, we were just as excited as you.) So now that you have the perfect excuse to drink a delicious marg, here are some recipes to get you going. What's better than a handcrafted margarita? Yeah, we couldn't think of anything either.


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Love Potions: Latin Aphrodisiac Cocktails for V-Day
Love Potions: Latin Aphrodisiac Cocktails for V-Day
By Stephanie Nolasco | 02/13/2013 - 10:33

Looking to add some spark during a romantic dinner for two? Dimly lit candles may set the ideal mood, but the right dishes could add some fuego to your sheets. For thousands of years, various cultures throughout the world have relied on aphrodisiacs, or certain ingredients that can instantly stir up passion and desire. And while the idea of specific foods having the powerful to stimulate arousal is based on folklore, who doesn’t mind the idea of savoring oozing chocolate dipped in juicy strawberries for some added effect?


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Chicken Wing Shortage? 5 Latin Recipes Perfect for Super Bowl Sunday
Chicken Wing Shortage? 5 Latin Recipes Perfect for Super Bowl Sunday
By Latina Staff | 02/03/2013 - 15:43

By now, you’ve heard reports about a chicken wing shortage in our great US of A.

The news made many Super Bowl fans panic and probably caused a large chunk of them to brainstorm other great alternatives – including us. TIME later reported that there was indeed no shortage, but more like a “crisis” because of a sharp rise in prices for wings.


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Aaron Sanchez Chicken Lollipop Recipe
Aarón Sánchez's Chicken Lollipops
By Latina Staff | 01/31/2013 - 12:54

These bites of deliciousness are perfect for any sort of party, especially tailgates (or the Super Bowl!). They are my version of chicken wings, dreamed up with my colleague Alex Garcia from Food Network. Serve it with my Tamarind-Pasilla BBQ Sauce and you’re sure to have a crowd-pleaser.


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9 Ways to Make Your Meals Healthier!
9 Ways to Make Your Meals Healthier!
By Carolyng Gomes | 01/29/2013 - 15:36

Being healthy doesn’t mean you need to give up your favorite dishes or cocktails. You just need to give them a healthy twist! With these simple tips and tricks you can make any of your Latin favorites healthier, better for you and taste better too.

First off, the basics: Keep fresh fruits and vegetables accessible, front and center. Stay hydrated by drinking lots of water, minimize your salt and sugar intake and don’t keep junk food at home. If you have piroulines you can bet you are going to eat them.


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9 Summer Recipes Every Latina Should Know
16 Classic Recipes Every Latina Should Know!
By Stacey Rivera | 01/25/2013 - 16:13

We Latinas do a lot of entertaining, and being entertained...and that almost always means food! We know, no recipe will ever taste exactly like abuela’s cooking, but whether you are hosting or visiting, there are some recipes every Latina should know!

These sixteen staples of our cuisine will take you from the dog days of summer to the chilly holiday season without missing a beat.


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Belize Fry Jacks
Latin Recipe of the Week: Fry Jacks
By Samantha Leal | 01/18/2013 - 14:28

These fritters can be eaten morning, noon or night! The recipe comes from Flavors of Belize: The Cookbook


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Latin Recipe of the Week: Belizean Lemon Pie
Latin Recipe of the Week: Belizean Lemon Pie
By Samantha Leal | 01/11/2013 - 14:37

This delicious lemon pie recipe comes from Flavors of Belize: The Cookbook. Try it -- you'll love it!


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