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8 Holiday Recipes
8 Holiday Recipes Every Latina Should Know
By Stacey Rivera | 12/03/2012 - 15:26

We know, no recipe will ever taste exactly like abuela’s Christmas cooking. And while it may not be Christmas to you without natillas, some other Latinas may not even know what that is. Here, we give you eight basic holiday recipes from all over Latin America that every Latina should know. Share your family spin on these recipes in the comments section.


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Latin Recipe of the Week: Delicioso Holiday Stuffing
Latin Recipe of the Week: Delicioso Holiday Stuffing
By Latina Staff | 11/30/2012 - 16:53

Developed by Vangie Soza of Muy Bueno Cookbook: "When I started making stuffing I was just 13 years old. I began with helping my older sisters by doing all the chopping. Over the years I changed some of the ingredients and finally came up with this recipe. Having made this recipe for years, it is engrained in my memory. Mi mama loved my stuffing and so do my children and grandchildren. I usually double this recipe to give some away to neighbors or anyone else who doesn’t cook at Thanksgiving; I usually include all the other fixings and a homemade pumpkin pie. They are always so grateful; the smiles on their faces warm my heart."

 


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Fall Affair Voli Cocktail
Celebrate Like Pitbull With These Holiday Cocktails!
By Samantha Leal | 11/21/2012 - 11:08

Toast the season with these Voli Vodka drinks and start the party off right (just like partner and spokesperson Pitbull would do). The best part? These cocktails are low in calories, so you can celebrate without the guilt. 


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Latin Wines to Give & Drink
5 Exquisite Latin Wines for the Holidays!
By Samantha Leal | 11/21/2012 - 10:18

The holidays are officially here – and nothing says happy holidays quite like a great bottle of wine. These picks are perfect for both giving as a hostess gift and serving at your dinner table. Salud!


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Sopa de Calabaza - Pumpkin and Butternut Squash Soup
Latin Recipe of the Week: Sopa de Calabaza
By Samantha Leal | 11/09/2012 - 21:20

This delicious soup from Ronaldo's Cocina is perfect for the fall season. Get cooking! 

This recipe comes from chef Ronaldo Linares, Executive Chef of Martino's Cuban restaurant in Somerville, NJ who has appeared on BBC America's Chef Race and Food Network's Chopped.


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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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Butternut Squash Soup
The 6 Healthiest Soups for Fall
By Valerie Tejeda | 11/02/2012 - 15:22

When the weather outside is frightful, there is nothing more delightful than warm soup. Soup is one of the best (and healthiest!) meals a girl can eat, and in the fall and winter months, it just seems to hit the spot. Here are seven of the healthiest and tastiest soups for fall. 


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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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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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What Your Cravings Say About You
What Your Cravings Say About You
By Valerie Tejeda | 10/08/2012 - 10:00

Ever wonder why you crave certain foods? Dr. Alan R. Hirsch, head of the Smell & Taste Treatment and Research Foundation in Chicago studied the food cravings of almost 20,000 people for the last 25 years – and the results are causing some serious reactions. Nutritionist Marcus Avila shares with us how he interpreted the study and what your diet may say about your personality and what may be going on in your body. 


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