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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10 Signs You Are At A Latino BBQ
10 Signs You're At A Latino BBQ
By Jesus Trivino | 05/23/2013 - 11:09

Summer is (unofficially) here! Before you leave the 9-to-5 on early dismissal this Friday, make sure you are fully prepared (and in the mindset) for a Latino BBQ. It’s a little different from your average Memorial Day barbecue. How can you tell if you’re at a Latino BBQ? First, hide your pet guinea pig. Then, check our list here:


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The Chew Hosts during the Cinco de Mayo episode
'The Chew' Cooks Up Some Latin Flavor & Celebrates Cinco de Mayo (EXCLUSIVE VIDEO)
By Amaris Castillo | 05/01/2013 - 09:28

The Chew is having a grand Cinco de mayo party today – and Latina and The Latin Kitchen (TLK) were granted exclusive behind-the-scenes access!


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Swine & Wine 2013: Ana Quincoces
'Swine & Wine' Chefs Michelle Bernstein, Ingrid Hoffman & More Show You the Art of Roasting a Pig! (VIDEO)
By Dan Koday | 03/12/2013 - 13:47

Each year, South Beach Wine & Food Festival takes over the sandy beaches of Miami for almost a week's worth of eating & drinking under sunny skies. One of the signature events, Goya Foods' Swine & Wine, tends to attract some of the largest names in Latin cuisine, from host Michelle Bernstein and Ingrid Hoffmann to Jose Mendin - and for good reason!


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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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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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Enchiladas with Red Sauce
7 Latin Dishes With Surprising Health Benefits
By Valerie Tejeda | 06/27/2012 - 16:00

For most people, Latin American food is seen as a guilty pleasure. The good news? You don’t have to think that anymore! Many of your favorite Latin dishes are packed with tons of health benefits, so there is no need to be so hard on yourself when indulging in these tasty foods. 


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EXCLUSIVE VIDEO: Selena Gomez on Abuela’s Tamales
EXCLUSIVE VIDEO: Selena Gomez on Abuela’s Tamales
By Mariela Rosario | 09/07/2011 - 07:48

Bieber Schmeiber – who needs Justin Bieber when Selena Gomez has her Abuela! SelGo tells Access Hollywood, “I smell my grandmother’s tamales and rice and beans and I’m home, I just feel so good.” We love that Selena still doesn’t forget where she came from! Peep what else Selena said right here:


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Frita Cubana
Labor Day Recipe: Frita Cubana Burger
By Grace Bastidas | 09/01/2011 - 16:00

Labor Day marks the unofficial end of summer, so what better way to bid the season adieu than by treating your friends and family to the ultimate burger and firing up the grill one last time before the fall chill sets in?

Here, Julian Medina, consulting chef and owner of New York City’s Coppelia, shares his recipe for a beef patty loaded with pork, cheese and chimichurri mayo. Warning: You may need to keep a hammock nearby to take a nap after conquering one of these giant burgers.


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EXCLUSIVE: Susie Jimenez
EXCLUSIVE: Susie Jimenez of 'The Next Food Network Star' Talks Upbringing and Immigration
By Amaris Castillo | 08/17/2011 - 11:00

As a child, Susie Jimenez helped her Mexican parents pick fruit. Working alongside her family in the fields helped plant the seed for Jimenez’s long relationship with food, which culminated in a successful culinary career and most recently in her second place finish on The Next Food Network Star.  The 31-year-old California native lost to self-appointed “Sandwich King” Jeff Mauro on the show’s finale this past Sunday, but gained a ton of fans along the way.


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