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Chef Jose Andres Entertains with Fun Cooking Tips at Aspen Food & Wine Classic
Chef Jose Andres Entertains with Fun Cooking Tips at Aspen Food & Wine Classic

Spanish-born Chef Jose Andres is a lot of things: chef, restaurateur, author, entrepreneur, Hispanic Heritage Award winner, and now, American. He became a citizen in December, following more than 23 years living in the U.S. (which means yesterday was his first 4th of July celebrated as an American - congratulations, Chef!).


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8 Hilarious Food Word Mash-Ups
8 Hilarious (& Useful) Food Lingo Mash-Ups

In today’s Twitter, “text me,” and YOLO-obsessed world, consolidation is key. In fact, if you don’t say what you mean in less than 140 characters, it’s likely that no one but your mom will be listening.

Thus we present to you the Latina.com food phrase mash-up: a hilarious (and useful) – hilariful? – guide to delivering maximum meaning in the fewest syllables possible.

The below phrases will save valuable time that you can better use posting photos of your breakfast on Instagram. #funnyfoodwords – Yea, we know. We do it, too. Enjoy!


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Wines for Summer Grilling
The 10 Best Wines for Summer Grilling

You’re friend is hosting a BBQ. Great! So, you volunteer to take wine, the easiest possible thing to bring, right? Sure...until you get to the wine section. The staggering amount of bottles instantaneously erases what little knowledge you had about wine and you are left paralyzed and dumbfounded. So many questions! "Red or white? Umm...rose’? What is Syrah, again? What do the dates even mean?!"


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7 Scientific Reasons to Drink More Tequila
7 Scientific Reasons to Drink More Tequila

We know tequila can make us do some crazy things, but did you know that this Mexican beverage can do some awesome stuff all on its own? From benefiting diabetes to giving us fuel for the future, science takes this drink to a whole new level. Nothing says hola to summer quite like a some tequila—and we’ve got some scientific reasons to say salud!


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The 411 on The Best Paraguayan Dishes
The 411 on The Best Paraguayan Dishes

It’s Paraguayan Independence Day, which means lots of music and dancing and celebrating with family and friends... if you’re in Paraguay, that is. The unfortunate truth is that many Latinos and nearly all non-Latinos know little about this stunning South American neighbor to Brazil, Bolivia and Argentina. That’s a shame because its culture – specifically its food culture – is vastly different from what you’d expect.


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7 Healthy Latin Snacks to Keep Your Diet on Track
7 Healthy Latin Snacks to Keep Your Diet on Track

“Healthy” and “snacks”: two words that don’t always go together. While many products claim to be healthy, their nutritional information – typically printed in teeny-tiny letters on the most obscure part of the package – can tell a different story, whether due to high sodium content, unnatural sugars, or manufactured, ten-syllable ingredients. When it comes to healthy snacks, it’s not just the calories that count.


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10 Easy Ways to Cut Out Meat
10 Ways to Eliminate Meat From Your Diet (Without Feeling Guilty)!

Growing up on a Latin diet doesn't exactly make it easy to cut out the meat from your everyday meals. Instead, we're often left feeling guilty and confused: How do you have enchiladas without beef? Will abuela be upset we switched up her recipe? How do we eat arroz con pollo without the chicken? If you've ever wanted to go meatless on a Latin diet, then we've got the answer! Here are the 10 best Latin vegetarian recipes to make eliminating meat a breeze. Trust us, you'll love these:


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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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Mexican Cola Video
WATCH: Mexican Cola vs U.S. Cola in the Ultimate Taste Test Showdown!

Have you heard all of the excitement over Mexican coke? The growing popularity of the hecho en Mexico soda can't be disputed. Available now anywhere from your corner bodega to fancy NYC bakery Momofuku Milk Bar, we sat down to do the ultimate face-off. 


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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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