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Hot Dog! 6 Perros Calientes You Should Grill Up This 4th of July
Hot Dog! 6 Perros Calientes You Should Grill Up This 4th of July

No Fourth of July barbecue or cookout is complete without the ultimate in summer fare: the hot dog. Though considered an American classic, the humble hot dog is a staple in Latin countries, too.

Here are some of our favorite perros calientes, from Chilean completos to Colombian dogs and more. What's your favorite? 

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Ugly Veggies, Tasty Food: Easy & Healthy Vegetarian Recipes
Ugly Veggies, Tasty Food: Easy & Healthy Vegetarian Recipes

Poor root vegetables. They're not the cutest, and they're never picked first for the dinner plate. We can hear them now, crying as shopper after grocery store shopper passes them by en route to the onion, tomato, and cucumber bins. "Pick me, pick me!" they say, hoping against hope that someone will pluck them from obscurity and make them the star of the show.


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9 Ceviche Recipes to Up Your Summer Seafood Game
9 Ceviche Recipes to Up Your Summer Seafood Game

Ceviche is one of the few dishes that, even in the dead of winter, can make you feel like it's 90 degrees and sunny. Its freshly caught seafood and acidic ingredients (think lemons, limes, and vinegar), give it a brightness and tang that scream summer.


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Family Travel: 7 Best Foodie Vacations for You AND Your Kids
Family Travel: 7 Best Foodie Vacations for You AND Your Kids

So you say you're a foodie? What about your kids? These days, cruise ships, hotels, spas, and even Disney World, are packaging foodie vacations for families that favor foraging, cooking, and all things culinary.

Here are a few of our favorite family-friendly food vacations. Happy trails!

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5 Latin American Cocktails You've Never Heard Of (But Should Make Tonight)
5 Latin American Cocktails You've Never Heard Of (But Should Make Tonight)

Summer's in full swing, which means sun, sea, and sexy sips. It's for these reasons that the June/July issue of Latina magazine featured colorful cocktail recipes from throughout Latin America.

Mix one up for you and your guests at your next barbecue/pool party/picnic. Salud, dinero, y amor!

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Watch: How to Create a Perfect Cheese Board for Your Summer Party
Watch: How to Create a Perfect Cheese Board for Your Summer Party

We're coming to the close of National Dairy Month, and though we love a glass of milk as much as the next gal, we're celebrating with an ode to everyone's true dairy fave: cheese, glorious cheese!

From cheddar to parmesan, emmentaler to valdeon, we can't get enough queso. But with so many to choose from, how do you create the best cheese pairings? Here, Evette Rios, lifestyle expert and host of CBS' Recipe Rehab, shows you how. Watch and learn, people. Watch and learn.   


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How to Grill a Perfect Steak in 5 Simple Steps
How to Grill a Perfect Steak in 5 Simple Steps

Love a good steak but haven't quite perfected your grill skillz? No worries. We asked Tim Love, chef and owner of popular Texas restaurants Lonesome and White Elephant Saloon, among others, for his secret tips for grilling the perfect steak. Here's what he had to say.

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7 Latin Candies We Loved When We Were Kids (and Still Do!)
7 Latin Candies We Loved When We Were Kids (and Still Do!)

June is National Candy Month! But while we're happy our favorite food group - yes, candy is a food group! - is finally getting its due, we have a question: When is it not National Candy Month?

Don't bother answering. Instead, take a walk down memory lane with this collection of our editors' favorite Latin candies. (And then tell us yours!) Chupa chups anyone?


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7 Funny Puerto Rican Phrases To Use In the Kitchen (and To Shout at NYC's Puerto Rican Day Parade)
7 Funny Puerto Rican Phrases To Use In the Kitchen (and To Shout at NYC's Puerto Rican Day Parade)

Every culture has its weird sayings. Don't believe us? Consider this: "A bird in the hand is better than two in the bush." Say what?

Puerto Ricans have them, too, of course. The only difference is that Puerto Rican refrains are ha-ha-ha-larious. Here are a few of our favorite funny Puerto Rican quotes about food. Warning: loosen your apron strings before reading. Side effects include belly-busting laughter. 


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Spice It Up: How to Cook with Sazon (Plus Recipes!)
Spice It Up: How to Cook with Sazon (Plus Recipes!)

Like your food with sazon? Prefer knockout flavor to nuance? If you answered yes, get ready to get happy. Today's food holiday is your tastebuds' naughty dream!

June 10th is National Herbs & Spices Day, and in its honor, we're profiling our fave Latin seasonings and highlighting the recipes that show them off. (Because a pinch is never enough!) Buen provecho!


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