5 Ways to (Latin) Spice Up Your Thanksgiving Dinner
5 Ways to (Latin) Spice Up Your Thanksgiving Dinner
By The Latin Kitchen | 11/07/2013 - 14:49

While the classic Thanksgiving dinner is appealing to many who rely on the comfort of tradition, others may find themselves feeling less than thrilled at the thought of an old fashioned menu and fall table settings. Although Thanksgiving isn’t celebrated in Spain or in Latin American countries, people of Spanish or Latin American ancestry often celebrate the holiday, incorporating foods and ingredients from their heritage into a unique twist on the holiday dinner.


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EXCLUSIVE: Food Network
EXCLUSIVE: Food Network's Marcela Valladolid On Holiday Cooking With Your Family
By Amaris Castillo | 11/25/2011 - 10:00

Whenever the holiday season arrives, questions about food begin to slither their way into our heads. How do you make the sometimes-daunting task of cooking for your family an enjoyable experience? What to do with leftovers?

You get the deal.

We brought our questions recently to Marcela Valladolid, host of Food Network’s Mexican Made Easy. The 33-year-old Mexican American chef, who usually spends her Thanksgiving holidays with her tia in Tijuana, Mexico, had plans to visit Las Vegas with family this year.


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Classic Latin Recipe: Roast Pavochón with Giblet Gravy
By Mariela Rosario | 11/22/2011 - 12:15

In the grand tradition of delicious Latin cooking, we wanted to share our very favorite way to prepare our Thanksgiving turkey. Sure, turkey cooking fads come and go—some choose to fry their birds whole, other go exotic with a Tandoori twist, but we just love the traditional pavochón!

A pavochón is marinated and cooked as if were lechón...in other words, absolutely delicious!


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