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Super Bowl Recipes
Flanboyant Eats with Bren: Super Bowl Super Snacks!
By Bren Herrera | 02/02/2011 - 13:07

In anticipation of this Sunday's Super Bowl, foodies will spend the weekend trying to create an accessible and yummy menu for their party, while party-goers will scramble to decide what to bring to the hyped-up fiesta. If you're charged with serving food, no matter what team you're rooting for, consider these party staples — now is not the time to give your guests something new, they crave the traditional "holiday" menu. But these recipes have that little Latin kick that'll have your friends returning for mas


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Flanboyant Eats with Bren: Potaje de Garbanzos
Flanboyant Eats with Bren: Potaje de Garbanzos
By Bren Herrera | 01/14/2011 - 16:00

Chickpeas are one of my favorite beans. They're super rich in protein and fiber, making them a great diet food. This hearty meal will help keep you warm during this wintry weather. Turn a chilly home into a cozy casa with this easy and robust recipe for a garbanzo and chorizo potaje.

Potaje de Garbanzo con Chorizo

Ingredients:


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A Tres Reyes Menu Fit for a King!
Flanboyant Eats with Bren: A Tres Reyes Magos Menu Fit for a King!
By Bren Herrera | 01/06/2011 - 09:46

All across Latin America the 12th day of Christmas (the epiphany) is celebrated by acknowledging Los Tres Reyes Mago, or the Three Kings. Not only does Three King's Day give us an excuse to get together with family and friends, we also tend to get some serious eating in.
 
Here are three easy dishes for a complete Three King’s Day dinner. Go ahead and eat it all! It’ll be another 11 months before we can guiltlessly indulge again.


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Discrimination in Connecticut Leads to Justice Department Investigation
By Damarys Ocaña Perez | 12/27/2010 - 12:13

The Justice Department and the FBI have opened civil rights and criminal probes into the town of East Haven after allegations of police harassment of Latinos has apparently prompted many to move away.

Among the complaints, according to an Associated Press report: False arrests, unnecessary traffic stops, police beatings, questionings over immigration status. Some Latino business owners have alleged that police officers park outside their shops and stop Latino-looking clients on their way into the stores, and tow away cars from the parking lot.


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La La Vazquez's Sister-in-Law Dies
By Lee Hernandez | 12/24/2010 - 17:43

Michelle Anthony, the sister of Denver Nuggets star Carmelo Anthonypassed away on Tuesday, Dec.


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Latin Holiday Drinks
Flanboyant Eats with Bren: 5 Holiday Drinks with a Latin Twist!
By Bren Herrera | 12/17/2010 - 07:45

Bren Herrera spent the last few days testing out delicious drink recipes to come up with these five inventive holiday libations. We know, what a tough life, right?

Check out her concoctions and add a little something unexpected to your holiday party this year!

For additional cooking advice from Bren Herrera, visit Flanboyanteats.com


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Disneyland Chef Jay Garcia Shows us How to Make Tamales!
By Mariela Rosario | 12/15/2010 - 14:30

Did you now that they serve tamales in Disneyland? Neither did we! But Chef Jay Garcia proved us all wrong and in the video below, he shows us exactly how to make a proper tamale from scratch.

Watch the video, then round up the family and get the tameleria going!


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Leftover Recipes
The Day After: What to do with the Leftovers
By Stacey Rivera | 11/26/2010 - 10:00

These three recipes turn your Thanksgiving leftovers into a Black Friday feast. ¡Buen provecho!

Leftover Turkey

Turkey Sandwich With Peanut Chile Sauce

Leftover Sweet Potatoes

Spicy Sweet Potato and Shrimp Cakes

Leftover bread


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Flanboyant Eats: Cornish Hen
Flanboyant Eats with Bren: Cranberry and Caramelized Pecan Cornish Hen
By Bren Herrera | 11/23/2010 - 09:30

Try this delicious recipe for an exciting twist on a Thanksgiving poultry dish! Believe us, you won't regret it.


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