By Pati Jinich | 05/20/2011 - 14:02 | 0 Comments
We are so excited to be able to get outside and grill again so we asked food contributor Pati Jinich for one of her favorite summer recipes:
American food is very popular in Mexico, as Mexican food is here. When you think about it, once an ingredient or a dish of a country enters another country...
By Bren Herrera | 03/12/2011 - 13:00 | 0 Comments
Amigas, with Spring just around the corner (believe it or not!) we're going to be sharing healthy alternatives to Latin staples we love all month! We'll start with pollo asado.
Pollo asado is great because the citrus marinade starts the cooking process, allowing you to minimize cooking in oil. When you make the asado, use chicken breast and serve with brown...
By Latina Staff | 02/22/2011 - 13:00 | 0 Comments
Mexican in origin, but completely American in consumption (the US consumes more tequila than any other country!), the margarita gets it day in the sun today, February 22. We aren’t really sure how or when we started to celebrate the margarita in the middle of February, but hey, do we really need a reason?
Here are two recipes to help you celebrate today...
By Bren Herrera | 02/14/2011 - 12:00 | 0 Comments
It's Valentine's Day so why not cook up an extra special treat for your sweetheart tonight? This lovely postre will only leave him wanting you even more!
Chocolate Fudge Mini Cakes with Peppermint Icing
1 box of fudge cake (per directions)
1/2 cup oil
2 cups hot water
By Bren Herrera | 02/02/2011 - 14:07 | 0 Comments
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...
By Bren Herrera | 01/14/2011 - 17:00 | 0 Comments
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
By Bren Herrera | 01/06/2011 - 10:46 | 1 Comment
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...
By Bren Herrera | 12/17/2010 - 08:45 | 0 Comments
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!
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