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Hot, Hot, Hot: 5 Essential Spices for Mexican Cooking
Hot, Hot, Hot: 5 Essential Spices for Mexican Cooking

Sold in cellophane bags fit to burst with fiery red peppers, the large selection of dried chiles available at markets catering to Mexican and Central American cooks can be daunting. When taking on a new mole recipe with a long list of ingredients, it’s hard to know which ones to use — though they’ll keep for several months sealed in airtight containers and stored in a cool dry place while you figure it out.


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8 Extraordinary Back to School Lunch Ideas
8 Extraordinary Back to School Lunch Ideas

It's time to go back to school, so why not send your kids back with a fresh, new lunch menu? Ditch those tired ham and cheese sandwiches and pacakged snack mixes and get your kids excited about opening up their lunchbox! Here, registered dietitian and cookbook author Lourdes Castro offers up fun options that are not only healthier for kids; they're packed with bold flavors as well. Trust us, your kids won’t be trading these lunches in the cafeteria.  


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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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10 Recipes to Whip Up When Dining Solo
10 Recipes to Whip Up When Dining Solo

Dining alone tonight? Good! These recipes require little-to-no maintenance or clean-up, but still pack all the flavor you're looking for.

Ahead, see the best recipes when cooking or baking - just for one! 

Get the recipes at The Latin Kitchen >>>


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How to Pair Your Favorite Brew with Dinner for National Beer Lover's Day
How to Pair Your Favorite Brew with Dinner

It’s time to up your BBQ game, people. Stop putting out those same, weak, flavorless beers and offer up some smashing flavor combinations! There’s nothing better than sipping on a witbier as you dive into some freshly grilled shrimp skewers, trust us! Go on and discover how to perfectly compliment your favorite BBQ fare.

See more at The Latin Kitchen >>>


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How to Transform Labor Day Leftovers Into New Weeknight Meals
How to Transform Labor Day Leftovers Into New Weeknight Meals

In our minds, Labor Day marks the end of summer and beginning of the autumn and back to school (sorry kids!) season. We all enjoy munching on the quintessential American summer foods like hamburgers, hotdogs, and potato salad, but what to do with all the leftovers? Chef and cookbook author Joanne Weir, and chef and journalist Denisse Oller, have joined together to share their tips and tricks to transforming those pesky leftovers into a completely new dish.


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GROSS! Mexican Restaurant Caught Reusing Chips and Salsa
Gross! Mexican Restaurant Caught Reusing Chips and Salsa

Su Casa Mexican restaurant in Michigan has been accused of reusing chips and salsa that "look like" they haven't been touched.

READ: Latina Waitress Receives "We Only Tip Citizens" Note Instead of Cash


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10 Cauliflower Recipes to Get You on the Trendy Veggie Bandwagon
10 Cauliflower Recipes to Get You on the Trendy Veggie Bandwagon

There's something you've been ignoring. It's in the produce section, where you usually go for the old reliables: Brussels sprouts, broccoli, and beets. Yeah, it's cauliflower. Unlike the other veggies, cauliflower has yet to get its day in the sun. And that's too bad! Cauliflower is incredibly versatile, hearty, and delicious. Especially made in the following ways... So pick some up next time you hit the market, you might be trendsetter. 


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Labor Day Weekend: 10 Delish Latin Sides Your BBQ Needs
Labor Day Weekend: 10 Delish Latin Sides Your BBQ Needs

Summer is on the wane, but before we say goodbye to days in the park, afternoons by the beach, and humid nights under a full moon, there's still time for one more backyard bbq. Labor Day is the perfect time to fire up the grill (or use one of our favorite indoor grills) and fill your table with flavorful Latin side dishes that complement the smokey char of burgers and dogs.


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5 Summer Pies Recipes That Are A Slice of Heaven
5 Summer Pie Recipes That Are a Slice of Heaven

Raise your hand if you've had a slice of pie for breakfast... or lunch... or dinner. You're not alone! According to the American Pie Council more than $700 million in pies is sold every year, just at grocery stores. Pies have become so popular that they even have their own holiday, National Pie Day, happening December 1. Pies have come a long way since their first appearance at the Pilgrims table in 1623. Now you can find them all sorts of flavors, shapes, and sizes. To celebrate this delicious day, we're baking up our five favorite pies, from savory to sweet.


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