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5 Cookbooks Every Nerdy Foodie Will Love
5 Cookbooks Every Nerdy Foodie Will Love

Friends, nerds, countrymen! Lend me your tastebuds. 

We food nerds know that food is a science. From the Maillard reaction that causes your grilled cheese to get all golden brown and delicious to our evolution-induced love of all things salty and sweet, you can't get away from it. But don't take our word for it! Check out these cookbooks by chefs and cooks who let their geek flags fly! 


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6 Waffle Recipes That Will Amp Up Your Brunch Game
6 Waffle Recipes That Will Amp Up Your Brunch Game

Waffles... not just for breakfast anymore. Waffles are a wonderful food, crisp on the outside, tender on the inside. They're quick to whip up, easy on the wallet, and they're a great base for any meal, breakfast to dessert. Sweet or savory, there's a waffle for everyone. And they're fun! From toppings to fillings, your only limitation is your own imagination. So make it a week of waffles friends. We sure will, starting with these recipes. 


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These Fruity Smoothie Bowls Are Almost Too Pretty to Eat
These Fruity Smoothie Bowls Are Almost Too Pretty to Eat

Oh you still drink your smoothies? We're turning the smoothie world upside down, literally, and turning our drink into a whole new meal. Instead of pureeing smoothies until smooth, we're combing new fruits and veggies into bowls — creamy bases topped with fresh fruits, crunchy toppings, and sweet treats (including chocolate!). Here's how to make your own smoothie bowls at home. 


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Muddle It Up: 10 Recipes for National Mojito Day
Muddle It Up: 10 Recipes for National Mojito Day

In the summer, the only thing we want to do is sit by the pool and sip on delicious mojitos. The classic Cuban cocktail has rightly become one of summer’s best Latin cocktails--and we can’t wait for more. 


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7 Yummy Instagram Accounts Every Foodie Should Follow
7 Yummy Instagram Accounts Every Foodie Should Follow

We love food in every form: we love reading about it, cooking it, eating it and looking at it. Especially when it's so beautifully captured in these Instagram accounts. These people know how to snap shots: from artfully arranged color gradients to crazy, oozing, mouthwatering monstrosities, these 'gramers have caught our eye. And whet our appetite. Food porn? Food art, we say. Click on for foodie Instagam accounts you should be following. 


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  Make This Right Now: Champagne Gummy Bears
Make This Right Now: Champagne Gummy Bears

For those who like their cocktails on the sweeter side, let us introduce you to possibly the best combo ever: Champagne and gummy bears!

MORE: Here's What Your Drink Order Says About You


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5 Essential Latin Ingredients Your Spice Rack Needs
5 Essential Latin Ingredients Your Spice Rack Needs

Spicy is often the first word that comes to mind when describing Latin cuisine, though it’s worth noting it does not always translate to hot. Throughout Latin America and the Caribbean, dried herbs and seeds impart delicate nuances and depths of flavor to soups, stews, pastes and marinades. Traditional cooks instinctually add a little of this and that as they work, unsure of exact measurements but always confident of where they are heading. Here are a few key spices and herbs used for savory dishes that are good to have on hand when you start experimenting. 


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This Grilled Pineapple & Avocado Salsa is Spring in a Bowl
This Grilled Pineapple & Avocado Salsa is Spring in a Bowl

It's time to swap out your usual tomato-based salsa for a new, fresh recipe.


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16 Recipes That Are a Slam Dunk for March Madness
16 Recipes That Are a Slam Dunk for March Madness

Hear the swish?

March Madness is under way, which means we're looking forward to enjoying delicious game-day treats for the next three weeks. From chips and dip to finger foods and more, these snacks will keep you satisfied all tournament long.

Get the recipes at The Latin Kitchen >>>


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Go Green with This Authentic Salsa Verde Recipe
Go Green With This Authentic Salsa Verde Recipe

Lifestyle expert Evette Rios is here to show you how to whip up a quick and authentic salsa verde.


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Watch How to Make Mexican Beer Cocktails
WATCH: Learn How to Whip Up a Perfectly Refreshing Mexican Michelada

It's five o'clock somewhere, so learn how to make a perfectly refreshing michelada


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These Fun Latin Food Trucks Are Perfect For Your Wedding
These Latin Food Trucks Are Perfect For Your Wedding

When planning your big day, it's important to think of how to spice up the usual wedding menu.

Let's put an end to the usual 'chicken, fish or steak' options, and offer a whole new world of flavor on wheels.

See more at The Latin Kitchen >>>


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Fry Up These 3 Spectacular Puerto Rican Sorullos Recipes
Fry Up These 3 Spectacular Puerto Rican Sorullos Recipes

Sorullos are a staple on any Puerto Rican dinner table. The simple cornmeal fritters are subtly sweet, cripsy on the outside and perfectly tender on the inside. 

These recipes put a spin on the classic fried favorite.

Get the recipes at The Latin Kitchen >>>


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7 Flavorful Recipes for National Nutrition Month
7 Flavorful Yet Healthy Recipes for National Nutrition Month

If you happened to fall off the wagon of your New Year's healthy-eating kick, you're in luck as we enter National Nutrition Month.

No need for boring salads and bland dinners, though. These delicious recipes will keep your tastebuds alive and your waistline trim:

Get the recipes at The Latin Kitchen >>>


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Spice Up Lunchtime with These 21 Latin Sandwich Recipes
Spice Up Your Lunch Routine With These 21 Latin Sandwich Recipes

The sandwich is one of the most versatile and comforting foods, offering you a world of possibilities between two slices of bread.

Despite the endless options, it could be hard to spice up the sandwich day-in and day-out. The recipes ahead, however, will bring your lunch game to the next level. 

Get the recipes at The Latin Kitchen >>>


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Our Favorite Eats from the 2016 SOBEWFF Burger Bash
Our Favorite Eats from the 2016 SOBEWFF Burger Bash

For the tenth year in a row, South Beach Food & Wine Festival's signature event, Burger Bash, has been showing off some of the best burgers in the country.

We got to taste (and photograph!) all the deliciousness at the festival, and our favorites lie ahead.

See more at The Latin Kitchen >>>


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Make Dinnertime Memorable With These Fun Family Games
Make Dinnertime Memorable With These Fun Family Games

Spice up your family meals with these fun dinnertime games.


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11 Kicky Kale Recipes to Make Tonight
11 Kicky Kale Recipes For A Healthy Weekday Dinner

Ready to kick it up a notch — kale style?

The leafy vegetable is all the rage, and it's one of the most versatile ingredients in your refrigerator. Getting your daily dose of greens can be hard, but the dishes ahead make it easier than ever.

Get the recipes at The Latin Kitchen >>>


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Fun and Fast Ideas for Kids' Lunches: Banana Strawberry Snake [Video]
This Banana Strawberry "Snake" is the Perfect Snack For Your Kids

When trying to get your kids to eat healthy, it may take some convincing and a fun play on food. 

 

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3 Magnificent Mangu Recipes to Eat For Any Meal
Three Magnificent Mangu Recipes You Can Eat For Any Meal

Hungry? Good! It's time for some irresistible, sweet and savory mangu.

The traditional Dominican dish — made mostly of mashed plantains — is usually served for breakfast. But you can trust us: it can be whipped up for any meal of the day. 

Get the recipes at The Latin Kitchen >>>


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5 Latin Recipes Made Better By the Skillet
Forget The Dishes: 5 Latin Recipes You Can Make In One Skillet

When looking to whip up a quick, delicious weeknight meal, the skillet proves to be the foolproof kitchen tool. This one-pan wonder is capable of cooking almost anything — including the delish dishes ahead:

Get the recipes at The Latin Kitchen >>>


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These 100 Calorie Snacks Will Satisfy Every Craving You Have
These 100-Calorie Treats Will Satisfy Your Mid-Afternoon Snack Attacks

It's 3 pm, and the ever-dreaded "snack attack" hits, making you want all things salty, sweet and not so good for your waistline. The 100-calorie snacks ahead will help ward off every evil craving you may have.

Get the recipes at The Latin Kitchen >>>


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Go Red For Women Heart Health Month With These Healthy Latin Dishes
Go Red For Women With These Heart Healthy Latin Dishes

February is National Heart Health Month, and with it comes an increased awareness of cardiovascular disease. Traditional Latin food may not always be easy on the heart, but the recipes ahead will help keep you balanced.

Click on for Heart Healthy Latin Dishes that are good for the heart – and soul!

See the full list at The Latin Kitchen >>>


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Valentines Day Celebrity Food Instagram
These Celebs Are Celebrating Valentine's Day As Deliciously As Possible

Celebs certainly had a delicious food lineup this week: chocolate fountains, Sunday brunches, homemade treats. Looks like we need to up our gastronomic game! For now, we’ll live vicariously through their tantalizing Instagrams:

See the photos at The Latin Kitchen >>>


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9 Foodie Valentine's Day Gifts Better Than A Box Of Chocolates
9 Foodie Valentine's Day Gifts Better Than A Box Of Chocolates

This Valentine's Day, treat your S.O. to a foodie gift better than a box of chocolate. Check out our picks for the best Valentine's foodie gifts: 

See the full list at The Latin Kitchen >>>


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National Pizza Day Recipes
Celebrate Nat'l Pizza Day With These Delish Homemade Pies

It's National Pizza Day, aka the best day of the year. According to the USDA, one out of every eight Americans will have a slice of pizza on any given day — and why not? It's the perfect comfort food. 

So, celebrate the holiday, and dig in to one of these spectacular pizza recipes. 

Get the recipes at The Latin Kitchen >>>


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Pop Quiz! How Well Do You Know Michelle Bernstein & Stephanie Izard?
Michelle Bernstein & Stephanie Izard Dish On South Beach Wine & Food Festival

We caught up with longtime friends and two of the best chefs in the game, Michelle Bernstein and Stephanie Izard, to chat about what we can expect from this year's SOBEWFF 2016, get the scoop on their cooking playlists and more.


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8 Kicky Hot Wings Recipes To Amp Up Your Super Bowl Party
8 Kicky Hot Wings Recipes To Amp Up Your Super Bowl Party

It's almost Super Bowl Sunday, and that mean it's time to stock up on everyone's favorite football snack: hot wings. These hot wing recipes are so kicky, they're guaranteed to blow your bib off: 

Get the recipes at The Latin Kitchen >>>


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Quinoa Zucchini Balls Recipe
These Quinoa & Zucchini Balls Are Perfect For On-The-Go Healthy Lunches

 


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6 Super Pisco Sours for National Pisco Sour Day
6 Super Pisco Sours for National Pisco Sour Day

Happy National Pisco Sour Day!

The traditional Peruvian drink mixes grape brandy (Pisco), egg whites and bitters, among other things. Celebrate tonight with the perfect Pisco and other variations on the classic.

Get the recipes at The Latin Kitchen >>>


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3 Perfect Guac & Tequila Cocktail Pairings for National Guacamole Day
3 Perfect Guac & Tequila Cocktail Pairings for National Guacamole Day

This Tuesday is National Guacamole Day! It's also Mexican Independence Day - the real one, that is (versus Cinco de Mayo). What better time, then, to mix up one of Mexico's tastiest and most traditional recipes?


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Rick Bayless, Marcella Valladolid and Aaron Sanchez
Must-See TV: The Best Cooking Shows to Watch When It's Too Hot to Leave Home

It’s official. We’re in the dog days of summer, and while picnics, barbecues, and poolside margaritas are fun in theory, there are times when it’s so freakin’ hot out that leaving the comfort of your cool, climate-controlled home – how did we survive before air-con? – is unthinkable. What to do? Watch TV, of course. But not just any TV: food TV!


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Slow Cooker 101: 5 Things Every Latina Needs to Know

As the weather turns from kind of cold to really chilly, there’s nothing we love more than turning to our trusty slow cooker for tonight’s heart-warming meal. Whether you call it by its brand name (Crock-Pot) or haven’t actually heard of this really handy device, we’re here to tell you that it is THE must-buy kitchen tool. There’s just something magical about putting all of your ingredients in the pot, setting it to cook for hours, and coming home after work to a house smelling wonderfully like dinner.


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The 10 Hottest Peppers in the World!
The 10 Hottest Peppers in the World!

Latin American cuisine uses hundreds of varieties of peppers to create beloved smoky and spicy dishes that transcend borders -- from poblanos to jalapenos to pasillas. Why, you ask?  Well, not only do they add flavor, but peppers are actually good for you! The vitamins and minerals they contain can potentially serve anti-bacterial and anti-carcinogenic purposes.


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