6 Best Punch Bowls & Holiday Party Drinks
6 Best Punch Bowls & Holiday Party Drinks
By The Latin Kitchen | 12/09/2014 - 08:00

Punch bowls are making a comeback at holiday parties in the U.S. In Latin America, however, the festive drinks contained within them never fell out of fashion.

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3 Delish Summer Drinks to Die For
3 Delish Summer Drinks That Are to Die For!
By Amanda Cargill | 06/21/2014 - 11:00

It's summertime and the sippin' is sexy!

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Holiday Party Food
Home Style Expert Sabrina Soto Tells You How To Host A Great Holiday Party!
By Samantha Leal | 12/21/2012 - 10:40

The holidays can be a stressful time -- especially when you're hosting! Cuban-American Sabrina Soto, Target's Home Style Expert and holiday host extraordinaire, shares her top tips for hosting sans stress, along with easy (and cheap!) ways to spiff up your home for guests. Trust us, these will definitely make your season bright. 

What are the 5 easiest ways to ease stress when it comes to holiday entertaining?

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Tell Us: How Do You Entertain and What's Your Favorite Recipe?
Tell Us: How Do You Entertain and What's Your Favorite Recipe?
By Elayne Fluker | 08/19/2010 - 15:00

Cocktail party, passed hors d'ouerves, sit-down dinner—though summer is winding down we know that you continue to get together with your friends and family to enjoy good food and good times! So tell us your party-planning secrets!

The editors of Latina want to know how you entertain! Click here to fill out our quick survey at Latina.com/entertaining, and don’t forget to submit your favorite recipe—you might just get featured in the November issue of Latina magazine!

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Plan the Perfect Picnic!
By Dorkys Ramos | 06/30/2009 - 12:55

Summer is the ideal time to grab your friends, head to the park and soak up the sunshine—especially with the 4th of July right around the corner. Nothing beats chatting under the shade of a tree and enjoying good food with even better company. Best of all? You don’t have to clean up your pad after the party’s over! Here’s how to plan the perfect picnic. Just don’t forget the bug spray!


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This Holiday Season, Throw a Party That Gives Back!
By Mariela Rosario | 11/25/2008 - 13:26

With Thanksgiving just around the corner you’re probably thinking about all you’re grateful for: good health, close friends, a loving family and delicious food. But what about those people whose lists are a bit shorter? The rush of the coming season makes it easy to focus our attention on things we want for ourselves (like finding the perfect outfit for that family dinner) and often leaves little room to think about others outside our circle.

Here’s how to have the best of both worlds: a fun party while giving back! Stress not included.

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How to Pick a Perfect Wine
By Mariela Rosario | 11/04/2008 - 15:06

Wine is a great drink to serve if your hosting a party and a perfect gift to graciously thank other's in charge of holiday festivities. Here's an easy guide on how to pick the perfect wine. First things first, you should always taste a wine before making any commitment to purchasing. Try visiting your local wine store to catch weekly tastings. This is especially important if you are planning to buy in bulk for parties! There are three basic steps to tasting your wine:

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Throw a Día De Los Muertos Party!
By Kenrya Rankin Naasel | 10/24/2008 - 12:24

Día De Los Muertos, or Day of the Dead is a holiday that has been celebrated for thousands of years. The goal of the celebration is to honor and pray for deceased friends and family members. Although tied to the Catholic holy days of All Saints' Day and All Souls' Day, which fall on the same calendar dates (Nov. 1st & 2nd), the origins of the modern holiday can be traced to indigenous observances, most specifically to an Aztec festival dedicated to a goddess called Mictecacihuatl or "The Lady of the Dead".

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Cool Meals For Hot Summer Nights!
Cool Meals For Hot Summer Nights!
By Mariela Rosario | 08/05/2008 - 11:22

If you're anything like us, you hate slaving away in the kitchen when the temperatures start rising. Beat the heat with these delicious, low-maintenance recipes that are perfect for the dog days of summer. Best part? You won't even need to touch the stove! The recipes below each serve 4-6 people and only take about 30 minutes to prepare. Served all together, this a great menu for a light and healthy summer dinner. Buen Provecho!



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Perfect Summer Sangria
By Mariela Rosario | 06/19/2008 - 11:54

The Spaniards introduced Sangria to the U.S. for the first time at the 1964 World's Fair in New York. They served the fruity wine punch to visitors and history was made! The perfect pour for hot summer nights and lazy weekend afternoons, Sangria was an instant palate pleaser.

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