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Dawn Harris
Dawn – or Mama Harris – is a self-taught home chef that wants to show how easy it is for the busy home cook to make delicious family meals.[...]
Dawn – or Mama Harris – is a self-taught home chef that wants to show how easy it is for the busy home cook to make delicious family meals. A true Northern Californian, Dawn loves to combine simplicity with bold flavors, using plenty of seasonal and local ingredients for a fresh and modern take on traditional meals. She started cooking as a way to cut back on expenses after leaving corporate America and becoming a stay at home mom to her big family, but it has developed into so much more. At Mama Harris’ Kitchen you'll find creative and flavorful meals, tasty desserts and easy ideas for entertaining sprinkled with family pictures and stories.
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One-Pot Spicy Chorizo & Potato Hash

Having a big family means that breakfast on the weekends is often considered a main event. It takes a lot to feed a large family. One of our favorite ways to enjoy our breakfast dishes is chorizo and eggs with fried potatoes. Sometimes I’ll put it all together and make breakfast burritos with cheese and […]

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Jackie Brunchez
About 5 years ago Jackie's husband gifted her with a new camera and domain name for Christmas.[...]
About 5 years ago Jackie's husband gifted her with a new camera and domain name for Christmas. Since then, she has created more than 500 hundred drool worthy recipes. Jackie likes to use her travels abroad and Italian upbringing for inspiration. You can find Jackie either in her own garden or at the Farmer's Market every Saturday followed by a full day in the kitchen on Sunday creating something delicious.
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One-Pot Enchilada Pasta

As much as we all want to be those perfect 1950’s house wives that had an elaborate meal on the table every night, it just isn’t possible nowadays. But just because you have a busy schedule and don’t have hours to cook, doesn’t mean your quick and easy dinner needs to sacrifice in flavor. In […]

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Cynthia Duarte
Cynthia Duarte is the creator behind Kindasillymommy.com a Latina lifestyle blog. [...]
Cynthia Duarte is the creator behind Kindasillymommy.com a Latina lifestyle blog. Cynthia was born, raised and still lives in East L.A., where she now raises her two daughters while exploring and enjoying all that Los Angeles has to offer. Cynthia has spent the last 5 years creating content for her blog and sharing it with her audience with hopes that they too will be inspired to create recipes, crafts and make lifelong family memories.
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Chorizo & Manchego Queso Fundido Coffin

Don’t you just love Halloween time? In our house, Halloween is a big deal. Every Halloween, no matter what day of the week the holiday falls on, we have an open house. Our family and friends from the neighborhood always stop in to say hello for two reasons. For one, we might go a little […]

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Rachel Matos
Rachel Matos is a Creative Director for social content, exhibited artist and award-winning lifestyle blogger. [...]
Rachel Matos is a Creative Director for social content, exhibited artist and award-winning lifestyle blogger. After graduating from the School of Visual Arts and pursuing graduate work in Modern Art and Critical Studies at Columbia University, Rachel worked in the museum field for close to seventeen years as a lecturer and education programs curator. The Guggenheim, The Metropolitan, Philadelphia Museum of Art and The Bronx Museum of Arts are just a few of the arts institutions Rachel worked for before moving west and collaborating with the Norton Simon and LACMA. Utilizing her background in audience development and engagement, Rachel was the Director of Social Media for #WeAllGrow Latina Network and is now running her own social marketing agency, Blue Lotus Collective.
Dariela Cruz
Dariela Cruz is a Venezuelan mom and graphic designer currently living in San Diego, CA. [...]
Dariela Cruz is a Venezuelan mom and graphic designer currently living in San Diego, CA. She blogs at Mami Talks, where she shares the day-to-day as a mom of her 11-year-old son Adrian and 7-year-old daughter Maya. In her blog, you can always find fresh ideas, crafts, and inspirations filled with lots of photography. She is passionate about family, culture and anything art related.
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Creepy Plantain Croquettes

I have recently discovered that croquettes are something my kids enjoy. They are a great finger food and so much fun. Plus, they are so easy to make. I like to combine a starch of some kind or some veggies together with Cacique cheese. Since plantains are a favorite around here, I decided to make […]

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Giustina Miller
Hi, I'm Giustina Miller, the creator of DomesticallyBlissful.com. My husband and I live in Chattanooga, TN, where we are building our dream home to grow our family.[...]
Hi, I'm Giustina Miller, the creator of DomesticallyBlissful.com. My husband and I live in Chattanooga, TN, where we are building our dream home to grow our family. I love to help people create bliss through food, home, faith, and travel. My goal is to help people create the joyful lifestyle they've always dreamed of living. You can find me on my blog as well as Pinterest, Instagram, and Facebook.
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Loaded Sweet Potato Nachos

I love nachos, especially the homemade kind that are loaded with good cheese and fresh ingredients. There is something extra delicious about hot baked nachos right out of the oven with all the extra toppings. These Loaded Sweet Potato Nachos are a fun homemade twist on the classic version of nachos with the addition of […]

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Denise Cortes
Denise Cortes is a 40-something mama of six kids, age 12 to 19. [...]
Denise Cortes is a 40-something mama of six kids, age 12 to 19. A creative soul hailing from Southern California, Denise is an OG mom blogger for the past 11 years. Pearmama is a lifestyle site for Latina moms all about culture, art, family and radical motherhood.
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Beetlejuice Shrunken Head with Cheesy Eyeballs

When I was growing up, I was obsessed with Lydia Deetz from the 80’s movie Beetlejuice. With her black boots, black dresses and black hats, she was goth style goals before I even knew what goth was. Beetlejuice has remained one of my all-time favorite movies. The movie is chock full of fun and creepy […]

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Andrea Ament
Andrea Ament is the lifestyle blogger behind Salty Canary, where she shares recipes for over-the-top milkshakes and ice creams, tutorials for easy crafts, and photographs of her California adventures.[...]
Andrea Ament is the lifestyle blogger behind Salty Canary, where she shares recipes for over-the-top milkshakes and ice creams, tutorials for easy crafts, and photographs of her California adventures. She regularly contributes to Food Network and Cost Plus World Market's blog, and she has been featured in several print and online publications including Palm Springs Life, Country Living, Couch Magazine, The Knot, Apartment Therapy, Better Homes & Gardens, Brit + Co, Women’s Day, Pop Sugar, Domino, Elle, Good Housekeeping, and Style Me Pretty. She lives in South Pasadena, California with her husband, their twin babies, and cat, Lucy Goose.
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Avocado & Chorizo Stuffed Quesadillas

These Avocado and Chorizo Stuffed Quesadillas make a delicious lunch meal in just 30 minutes. Stuffed with avocado, chorizo, and Manchego cheese, there is no shortage of flavor in these quesadillas! They are also great for slicing into triangles and serving as an appetizer for a family get-together or party! As I was making them, […]

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Maggie Michalczyk
Maggie is a registered dietitian in Chicago with an expertise in millennial nutrition and blogger at Once Upon a Pumpkin.[...]
Maggie is a registered dietitian in Chicago with an expertise in millennial nutrition and blogger at Once Upon a Pumpkin. When she’s not making pumpkin recipes, she loves showing people different ways to make healthy choices, and for any cuisine and palate. Maggie is a new dog mom to a cavalier king Charles spaniel named Pumpkin!
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Cotija Pumpkin Quesadillas

If you’re ever to run into me at a Mexican restaurant, you will find me eating quesadillas. Some may say I’m missing out on fajitas, enchiladas, and more but I beg to differ. And on weeknights at home when we deem it Mexican for dinner I always pull together homemade quesadillas with a twist! Sometimes […]

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Chris Nease
Chris Nease is a seasoned home entertaining expert & party stylist, and created the lifestyle blog, Celebrations At Home, nearly 10 years ago. [...]
Chris Nease is a seasoned home entertaining expert & party stylist, and created the lifestyle blog, Celebrations At Home, nearly 10 years ago. Her recipes and party designs are authentic and approachable, while inspiring and informative. Her work has been featured in more than 10 magazines and print publications as well as countless online sites. She believes the most important aspect of a party is the guest list!
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Fiesta Chicken Roll-Ups

Spice up your chicken with these Fiesta Chicken Roll-ups! These are delicious and easy enough for weeknight dinner or for entertaining friends. Chicken cutlets are topped with green chilies and cheese, then rolled up into a pinwheel shape. A crunchy coating of panko is added before baking for a fantastic finish that’s lighter than frying. […]

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Superman Cooks
Keith is an experienced chef and a busy dad. Jackie is a designer with a passion for food.[...]
Keith is an experienced chef and a busy dad. Jackie is a designer with a passion for food. Superman Cooks documents our food journey together, exploring restaurants, markets, and techniques that inspire great recipes for cooks of all levels. Ultimately, Superman Cooks is about love: love for good food, family, cooking...and our love for one another.
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Korean-Mex Chicken Quesadillas

Korean-Mex Chicken Quesadillas are a unique recipe combining traditional Mexican and Korean flavors. We used simple ingredients to create a complex flavor profile that is not only fresh and delicious, but simple to source. Living in New York, we are endlessly inspired by the popular food truck culture; it has taught us that different ethnic […]

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Aarón Sánchez
Aarón Sánchez is Chef/Partner of Johnny Sánchez, with locations in Baltimore and New Orleans. He is the co-star of Food Network’s hit series, Chopped, and the host of Cooking Channel's Emmy-nominated Taco Trip.[...]
Aarón Sánchez is Chef/Partner of Johnny Sánchez, with locations in Baltimore and New Orleans. He is the co-star of Food Network’s hit series, Chopped, and the host of Cooking Channel's Emmy-nominated Taco Trip. He is also the host of two Spanishlanguage TV series on FOX Life; 3 Minutos con Aarón and MOTOCHEFS. Aarón’s passion, commitment and skills have placed him among the world's leading contemporary Latin chefs. Celebrated by critics and contemporaries alike, Aarón has won a James Beard Award for Television Studio Program and has appeared at the White House as a guest chef. He has also starred on multiple Food Network shows including: Guilty Pleasures, Best.Ever, Heat Seekers, Chefs vs. City, Best Thing I Ever Ate, and Next Iron Chef. In addition to being a chef, restaurateur and television personality, Aarón has written two books. His first, “La Comida del Barrio”, was published in May 2003. His second book, “Simple Food, Big Flavor: Unforgettable Mexican-Inspired Recipes from My Kitchen to Yours”, was released in October 2011. Aarón has also designed a line of cookware products in collaboration with IMUSA and is a spokesperson for their Global Kitchen line. Aarón works with many charitable organizations. He is a Chef Ambassador for WhyHunger and Food Bank NYC, both leaders in the movement to end hunger and poverty. He is also a Chef Mentor for Chefs Move!, a Scholarship Program whose mission is to diversify kitchen leadership by providing minority applicants the opportunity to train up and become leaders in restaurant kitchens and in their communities. Aarón’s creativity extends beyond the kitchen. He is a partner at Daredevil Tattoo in NYC, a world famous shop and home to the country’s premiere tattoo museum. Aarón is an avid music lover; he enjoys cooking to the sounds of Alabama Shakes, Amos Lee, Lenny Kravitz, and The Cure. Aarón lives in Brooklyn, New York.
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Classic Mexican Dishes Made Easy

I love seeing how Mexican food has become a staple in so many households across the U.S. and the world. Sharing my culture through food is my life’s work, so I love creating authentic, classic recipes that are accessible to even those who may not have lots of experience cooking Mexican cuisine. I am confident […]

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Anita Schecter
Anita Schecter is a New York based recipe developer, food writer and photographer who also shakes a serious cocktail.[...]
Anita Schecter is a New York based recipe developer, food writer and photographer who also shakes a serious cocktail. A recovering Madison Avenue advertising wiz-bang, she’s now the voice behind the blog Hungry Couple as well as a columnist for Parade Magazine and About.com Food. She creates original recipes that focus on seasonal wholesome food, occasional indulgence and a life lived in good balance. She loves life in the big city, road trips and her adorable pup.
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Easter Brunch Cheese & Chorizo Tart

When I think of brunch, I think of quiche, or savory tart for those real men who may or may not eat quiche. I think of sleeping late, skipping breakfast and going straight to a tall glass of mimosa and one of these pastry shells filled with eggs and cheese and whatever other goodies were […]

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Adriana Martin
Adriana Martin is a Latina writer born in Mexico who is specialized in recipe development using fresh and seasonal ingredients.[...]
Adriana Martin is a Latina writer born in Mexico who is specialized in recipe development using fresh and seasonal ingredients. The inspiration behind her recipes is based on the culinary culture of Mexico and influenced by the Mediterranean cuisine and grilling which is one of her passions. In 2014 LATISM recognized Adriana as the Top 100 most influential latina blogger.
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Queso Fresco Potato Tacos Dorados

For Las Posadas I always offer Mexican favorites, like tamales, sopes, pozole, ponche and atole, but this time I want to add Queso Fresco Potato Tacos Dorados to the menu. I’d like to serve them garnished with shredded lettuce, crema mexicana, and a side of creamy spicy tomatillo guacamole. These Queso Fresco Potato Tacos Dorados […]

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Cacique® Editorial Staff
Words of wisdom from the Cacique® editorial staff.[...]
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Grillin Season with Cacique® Flavored Sour Creams

If you are looking to switch things up and take your grilling season to a whole new level, you need to be sure you have Cacique® Flavored Sour Creams on hand. Dip, spread, top any of your barbecue favorites for an ultimate grilling experience. Whether you’re staying home, camping or going to the beach this […]

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Carolina Rojas
Carolina Rojas is a Chilean cook and a certified food coach.[...]
Carolina Rojas is a Chilean cook and a certified food coach. She lives in Atlanta, GA, and is the creator of the bilingual blog "Mi Diario de Cocina", where she shares her passion about food, and attempts to provide healthier ingredient alternatives to her recipes from all over the world, especially for Latin cuisine and from her homeland. Another goal of Carolina's blog is to present delicious recipes and cooking tips in a way that are easy to follow, and also from time to time giving ideas for parties and decor that complement the food.
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Pasta with Shrimp and Jalapeño Cheese Sauce

If you are normally not fond of cooking or don’t have much time to whip up something delicious in the kitchen, you can trust me when I say that this recipe will not only surprise, but you will actually enjoy the time spent preparing it. This is a recipe that is very easy to make […]

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Caryn Bailey
Caryn Bailey: authors the site Rockin' Mama, a lifestyle resource for the modern mom which covers food, travel, film, fashion, and green living.[...]
Caryn Bailey: authors the site Rockin' Mama, a lifestyle resource for the modern mom which covers food, travel, film, fashion, and green living. She lives in Southern California with her 2 children where you'll often find her exploring all there is to see and do in the city. Over the span of 7 years, Caryn has worked with many National brands including a longstanding partnership with Walmart. She was recently named as one of Mom.Me's Top 50 Mom Bloggers and will be speaking at Hispanicize 2015 in Miami this Spring. Caryn has also contributed to a number of sites including CBS Los Angeles and Fandango.
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Baked Vegetable Parmigiana

Italy’s simple, distinct cuisine has deep roots as far back as the Middle Ages.  World-wide, it is the most popular type of cuisine, and yet very often those hallmark dishes we love contain just a few ingredients.  Parmigiana is one such dish that sounds more elaborate than it is. Traditionally, this infamous dish was made […]

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Cristina Duffy
Cristina Duffy is the founder of the blog “Una Colombiana en California”, the title of which represents her life.[...]
Cristina Duffy is the founder of the blog “Una Colombiana en California”, the title of which represents her life. Since 2003 she has chosen Southern California to be her home and currently lives with her mother, husband, and daughter. In “Una Colombiana en California”, Cristina tries to show how a person from another country can fuse perfectly with other cultures, cook with traditional recipes from home with ingredients available nearby, and how to mix the celebrations of both cultures. You can also follow her adventures as a guide for Los Angeles on About.com in Spanish.
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Arepas with Beef and Mushrooms

These arepas stuffed with beef and mushrooms are what we like to serve when we have guests over for light entertainment. I always have to make extra because they get eaten up so quickly. In Colombia and Venezuela we have arepas for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Even in the afternoon an arepa with coffee is […]

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Denise Browning
Denise Browning was born and raised in Brazil, where she worked for many years as a lawyer before immigrating to the United States in 2002.[...]
Denise Browning was born and raised in Brazil, where she worked for many years as a lawyer before immigrating to the United States in 2002. Subsequently, she has become a Le Cordon Bleu-trained chef, cooking instructor, recipe and menu developer, and food writer with special expertise in the cuisine of her native country. Denise is also the author of From Brazil To You, one of the most successful English-language blogs dedicated to Brazilian cuisine. The blog features Brazilian food recipes, stories, and photography of Brazil. Her recipes have appeared in Food Network Canada, The Daily Meal, Parade, Country Living Magazine, Smithsonian Magazine, and many other influential sites. She currently contributes to The Latin Kitchen, Honest Cooking Magazine, and Epicurious Community Table. Denise lives in Texas with her husband and children.
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One-Pot Chicken Quesadilla Pasta

This creamy and chunky one pot Chicken Quesadilla Pasta is what’s on the table today and let me tell you, we can’t get enough of it! It’s hearty, comforting, cheesy, super delicious, and can be prepared in just 30 minutes. It is one of those all-in-one dishes that can make the most demanding palate happy, […]

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Denise Oviedo
Denise Oviedo is a native Texan sharing her foodie adventures on her blog, addicted2recipes.com.[...]
Denise Oviedo is a native Texan sharing her foodie adventures on her blog, addicted2recipes.com. Taking common ingredients and turning them into wholesome, delicious meals that are simple to make and something the whole family will enjoy are the foundation of her culinary blog. Denise’s passion for cooking came from her mother and grandmother who inspired her to celebrate her culture and share her love for cooking with others.
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Turkey & Stuffing Empanadas with Crema Gravy

For as long as I can remember October through December has been my favorite time of the year. I look forward to this time the most. It may be the changing of seasons, the beautiful leaves falling from trees, the cooler weather, spending time with family, and all the food! Yes, that may be my […]

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Denise Woodward
Denise lives in Oakland, California with her partner in crime Lenny.[...]
Denise lives in Oakland, California with her partner in crime Lenny. During the day she is a webcast/video producer, and in her off time she is a free-lance food photographer, food writer and recipe developer who is always dreaming about food. She is driven by delicious as well as gorgeous food, and admits that her first thought of the morning is what she will be cooking that day. During her free time she enjoys traveling and hitting mountain getaways with Lenny in their Eurovan. You can find more of her recipes over at their shared food blog Chez Us, or follow along on Instagram where she shares daily inspirations.
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Grilled Poblano Peppers with Chorizo, Chicken and Chipotle Cream

You cannot say Father’s Day, and grilling without combining the two as they are the perfect fit; like the ingredients in this recipe. This year why not surprise Dad by taking over the grill by serving up this recipe for Grilled Poblano Peppers with Chorizo, Chicken, and Chipotle Cream. Grilled Poblano peppers have to be […]

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Dolores “Lola” Dweck
Dolores “Lola” Dweck is the founder and publisher of Lola’s Cocina, a food and travel blog dedicated to sharing Mexico’s rich culinary traditions and her cherished family recipes.[...]
Dolores “Lola” Dweck is the founder and publisher of Lola’s Cocina, a food and travel blog dedicated to sharing Mexico’s rich culinary traditions and her cherished family recipes. Lola teaches themed cooking classes and will be launching a line of Mexican-inspired gourmet products this year. She is a California native with a dual master’s degree in business administration and in Latin American studies and currently lives in Highlands Ranch, CO with her husband Michael and their bilingual son Amado.
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One-Pot Chiles Rellenos En Arroz Cremoso

Every time I visit Mexico, I return newly inspired and with a collection of recipes to I want to try. During one of my visits to Mexico City, my tía Luisa shared this one-pot recipe with us and it has been a family favorite ever since. I can still remember the first time my mother […]

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Dorothy Reinhold
Dorothy Reinhold is publisher, food writer, photographer and recipe developer at Shockingly Delicious, where she posts terrific, tried-and-true, scrumptious, “scary good” recipes with big flavors.[...]
Dorothy Reinhold is publisher, food writer, photographer and recipe developer at Shockingly Delicious, where she posts terrific, tried-and-true, scrumptious, “scary good” recipes with big flavors. She has been named one of the Top 50 Mom Food Bloggers by Mom.me, a Top 100 Food Blog by Babble.com, and PBS’s NextAvenue declared her one of the 25 best food blogs for baby boomers. Her blog is also a Saveur magazine “Sites We Love.” She’s been featured in the Los Angeles Times, Sunset Magazine, Taste of Home magazine, on Yahoo Shine and has written for Huffington Post, America Online, Foothills Magazine, and has had a 20+-year food column in Southern California newspapers. She’s been a featured speaker at regional and national food industry and blogging conferences, and a guest on Chef Jamie Gwen’s radio show. The winner of 27 ribbons for pie baking, she has won contests and acclaim with her stuffing, deviled eggs, cranberry sauce, strawberry desserts and potatoes, and is a County Fair culinary judge. Following a 25-year career as a newspaper editor, she co-leads the group Food Bloggers Los Angeles and does social media marketing, PR and freelance writing for Southern California companies. She has worked with more than 100 national companies and brands to bring attention to their products on her award-winning food blog.
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Panela Polenta Vegetable Bowl

Once a week I roast a big pan of vegetables, and then put it to delicious use throughout the week. Perhaps some go on top of pasta one night, or get thrown on a flatbread for a quick pizza another night, or go alongside a simple piece of roast chicken or fish for a third […]

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Elizabeth Wermuth
Established in 2012, Elizabeth Wermuth's A Tasty Mess is a food blog devoted to inspire all levels of cooking.[...]
Established in 2012, Elizabeth Wermuth's A Tasty Mess is a food blog devoted to inspire all levels of cooking. Food is something so powerful it’s able to break down all cultural barriers and bring together family, friends, and strangers, which is why I love to write this blog and connect with others. I love to develop recipes that promote a healthy lifestyle, but still pack all the favor and punch your favorite guilty pleasures do. It is my goal to maintain strong brand relationships and promote their products in the most creative and innovative ways.
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Chicken Tortas with Chipotle Crema

Since food has always been something that brought everyone in our family together, it’s no wonder that one of the childhood memories that stands out most to me was my after-school snacks. I used to come home from school starving after whatever sports I was playing that year, hoping my mom or babysitter had prepared […]

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Enriqueta Lemoine
Enriqueta Lemoine is a writer who loves to cook or a cook who loves to write. [...]
Enriqueta Lemoine is a writer who loves to cook or a cook who loves to write. She’s a food writer, a recipe developer, a food photographer and since 2010, she has been the author of Savoir Faire by enrilemoine, a well known cooking and cocktail blog where she also writes about Miami’s lifestyle. She’s a contributor writer for Mamás Latinas and Ser Padres. Her blog and recipes have been featured in BBC Mundo, Terra and in magazines and newspapers in Argentina, Colombia, México, Perú and Great Britain.
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One-Pot Manchego Mac & Cheese

We all love mac & cheese, but nobody wants to clean the pots, pans and strainers, right? Well, this one pot Cacique Manchego Mac & Cheese has you covered. It’s the perfect option when you want a flavorful, nutritious yet easy to make meal. Now that my teenage son is learning how to cook easy […]

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Erica Dinho
Erica Dinho was born and raised in Medellin, Colombia, and now lives in the northeastern United States with her family.[...]
Erica Dinho was born and raised in Medellin, Colombia, and now lives in the northeastern United States with her family. Having a desire to stay connected with her culture and food, in 2009, Erica created My Colombian Recipes, a recipe blog in English and Spanish consisting of Colombian recipes and many other great tasting Latin American dishes. Erica's hope and goal is that people from other countries discover Colombian food and learn more of its rich culture and traditions.
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Chicken Rolls with Chorizo and Manchego Cheese

These Chicken Rolls with Chorizo and Manchego Cheese were inspired by a recipe one of my aunts made every year for Noche Buena dinner (New Year’s Eve dinner). We all loved those chicken rolls, which would quickly disappear leaving us always wanting more. I made my own variation of her dish by stuffing chicken breast […]

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Ericka Sanchez
Ericka Sanchez is a professional recipe developer and the creator of the bilingual blog Nibbles and Feasts. Born in Torreon Coahuila, Mexico, Ericka's blog revolves around her life as a bicultural Latina living in Los Angeles.[...]
Ericka Sanchez is a professional recipe developer and the creator of the bilingual blog Nibbles and Feasts. Born in Torreon Coahuila, Mexico, Ericka's blog revolves around her life as a bicultural Latina living in Los Angeles. Nibbles and Feasts began as a way to catalog recipes and cherished memories in the kitchen with her grandmother and mother throughout the years. Now, her writing has lead her to reconnect with her Mexican roots by developing her own twist on the traditional. Ericka has managed social media communities for large Latin brands. Her blog has been part of the Babble.com top 100 food bloggers for 2012 and 2013 and has been featured in Cosmopolitan for Latinas magazine, Woman's Day Magazine, SHAPE Magazine and Latina Magazine. You can read more of her work on Disney's Spoonful, latinamom.Me and General Mills' Que Rica Vida.
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One-Pot Breakfast Chorizo Bake

When you have a large crowd coming over for a weekend breakfast or brunch, you don’t want to spend your early morning prepping, cooking and cleaning. The best solution is doing the hard work the night before and just spend the morning enjoying your meal with your guests. A breakfast casserole is the easiest meal […]

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Erin Fesperman
Erin Fesperman is a blogger, photographer and food stylist who loves to spend her spare time in her vegetable garden.[...]
Erin Fesperman is a blogger, photographer and food stylist who loves to spend her spare time in her vegetable garden. After attending culinary school in her early 20's, Erin worked at a few high-end restaurants in Charlotte, North Carolina. This is where she first learned the fascinating world of Latin cuisine. She has since decided to leave the late-night shifts behind for a calmer, more peaceful lifestyle. In November of 2014 she started her food blog, Faith Food Family Fun and uses it to showcase some of her favorite recipes. Her work has been featured in All You Magazine as well as a cookbook, Family Meals Under $10.
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Chicken Salad with Cilantro Lime Dressing

I grew up spending summers on my grandparent’s farm, playing and exploring from sun up to sun down. I also spent time in their many gardens walking through the rows, picking fresh vegetables, and eating them right there on the spot. I genuinely enjoyed riding on the tractor with my grandfather, something that I could […]

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Gerry Speirs
Gerry Speirs is the author of Foodness Graceous. He originally grew up in Scotland and has been living in the Southern California for 15 years and loves it! [...]
Gerry Speirs is the author of Foodness Graceous. He originally grew up in Scotland and has been living in the Southern California for 15 years and loves it! Gerry started his blog when he became a stay-at-home dad of two amazing kids. They inspire him to cook fresh and tasty food and love everything he prepares. To Gerry, food shouldn’t be like rocket science – it should be simple, fresh and easy to prepare. Have fun in the kitchen!
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Cheesy Chorizo Bacon Nachos

There are a lot of holidays throughout the year that I love for food choices. Thanksgiving, Christmas and Easter all provide fantastic dinners. But when football season rolls around, it’s all about the crazy snacks and appetizers! I have my favorites, fried chicken and chicken wings are always my go-to but nachos are making a […]

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Jeanne Fratello
Jeanne Fratello is the author of Jolly Tomato, a blog about healthy foods for kids and families.[...]
Jeanne Fratello is the author of Jolly Tomato, a blog about healthy foods for kids and families. She enjoys working with fresh, authentic foods and she tries to encourage kids to help with cooking whenever possible.
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Green Chile Chicken Sopes

If you’ve never tried sopes before, you are truly missing out. Sopes are delectable single-serving-sized savory Mexican corn cakes. They are made with a concave center so they’re perfect for filling with shredded meats, veggies, cheese, eggs, beans, or whatever tasty fillings you happen to have on hand. My kids love sopes so much they […]

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Jeannette Quinones
Jeannette Quinones is one of the most influential latina bloggers of the country; recently awarded by Latism as Latin Food Blogger 2014.[...]
As the author of Sazón Boricua; Jeannette Quinones is one of the most influential latina bloggers of the country; recently awarded by Latism as Latin Food Blogger 2014. With a background in social services and passion for cooking and sharing the love of the foods of her island, Puerto Rico, Jeannette created Sazón Boricua in June 2008. Her goal was to reach out to Puerto Ricans living overseas to keep them tied to their culinary traditions and island flavors; however, her dream grew to capture the hearts of more than 3.5 million Latinos in the U.S., every year. Sazon Boricua not only offers Puerto Rican recipes but international dishes, and important topics to promote a healthy life style for the Latino family. She delights her readers with candid pictures and delicious recipes. Jeannette's blog is definitely a permanent multicultural celebration.
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Tostones Relleno with Queso Fundido & Pork Chorizo

Football season is here and we all know that between downs, fourth downs and timeouts what everyone wants is to have fun, get loud, and of course eat delicious dips, fried stuff, beer and everything in between. Even if you don’t know a lot about the game, this is as much a big sports event […]

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Karen Delgado
Karen Delgado was born in México and a proud Latina living in Los Angeles, is the creator of Mi Cocina Rápida, a Spanish blog and YouTube channel.[...]
Karen Delgado was born in México and a proud Latina living in Los Angeles, is the creator of Mi Cocina Rápida, a Spanish blog and YouTube channel where she shares her love for food. Her blog began as a way to learn different flavors and tricks to include in the kitchen. Her cooking is inspired by her mother, who taught her the passion for making people happy in her delicious dishes. Karen's cooking style with ease, versatility and real ingredients that can be easily sourced.
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Chorizo Scalloped Potatoes

Christmas is almost here, and I’ve got the perfect side dish recipe for you. Remember, the holiday season is all about comfort food! These amazing cheesy scalloped potatoes with crema and soy chorizo is a quick dish that everyone will love. Everyone will ask you for the recipe! While these scalloped potatoes are a brilliant […]

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Kate Ramos
Kate Ramos is a chef, recipe developer, cookbook editor and the creator of ¡Hola! Jalapeño, a Latin-inspired food blog.[...]
Kate Ramos is a chef, recipe developer, cookbook editor and the creator of ¡Hola! Jalapeño, a Latin-inspired food blog. She merges authentic ingredients and flavors with modern preparations; embracing the fresh, healthy, simple cooking that is at the heart of traditional Latin cuisine. She lives in North Dakota with her husband, The Professor, and two precocious children.
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Black Bean Soup with Cotija Cornbread Croutons

Going to a football game is super fun. It’s exciting to watch the game in real time with the crowd going wild, cheering on your team (especially when they are winning). And of course hangin’ in the parking lot tailgating before the game is a blast too. But it is almost just as fun having […]

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Kathy Cano-Murillo
Kathy Cano-Murillo is an author, artist, and founder of the award-winning site, CraftyChica.com.[...]
Kathy Cano-Murillo is an author, artist, and founder of the award-winning site, CraftyChica.com. She is known for spreading the gospel of glitter – literally through her art & craft, and metaphorically via her presentations & books! She is a former newspaper columnist and has authored nine books, two of them novels. Her mission is to spread positivity through creativity through DIY projects, recipes, entertainment and more. She is a third-generation Mexican-American, a native Phoenician, mom of two, wife, with five Chihuahuas!
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Monster Mash Cheese Balls

Halloween isn’t just about passing out candy on October 31st. It’s really about all the days before! The gathering of friends, hanging outside in the gorgeous fall weather, crafting, and celebrating all things orange and black! What ties it all together is food! But not just ordinary edibles. You have to have Halloween-inspired goodies to […]

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Latino Foodie
Based in Los Angeles, Latino Foodie was co-founded by Art Rodriguez and Stephen Chavez in 2011, highlighting cultural trends in food and beverage.[...]
Based in Los Angeles, Latino Foodie was co-founded by Art Rodriguez and Stephen Chavez in 2011, highlighting cultural trends in food and beverage. The duo have quickly become a source for home cooks and foodies alike, for their original and adapted recipes, product reviews, calendar of food events, and cultural capsules educating their readers about the history of Latin food and cuisine. Art graduated from Le Cordon Bleu Hollywood in 2009 and honed his culinary skills with renowned food stylist and recipe tester, Rochelle Palermo, where he worked for Bon Appétit and Celebrity Chef Curtis Stone, as well as in the kitchens of Nestle’s corporate headquarters. Stephen is a self-taught cook, focusing his efforts in traditional Mexican cuisine. LatinoFoodie has been featured in the New York Times, NBC Latino, Answers.com, AOL Latino, and The Latin Kitchen.
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Mexican Breakfast Casserole

In Los Angeles, we may not have a classic “White Christmas,” but Christmas morning is still one of my favorite times of the year. It’s filled with anticipation of opening gifts. It’s filled with love and laughter of family. For the most part, I can remember being a child and waking up Christmas mornings to […]

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Lori Sandoval
Lori Sandoval is the author of Cocina Chronicles, a bilingual cooking blog centered on traditional and modern Mexican recipes.[...]
Lori Sandoval is the author of Cocina Chronicles, a bilingual cooking blog centered on traditional and modern Mexican recipes. A professionally trained chef, Lori has worked in fine dining kitchens where she has refined her techniques and knowledge of ingredients, which now she loves to share with her readers so their cooking at home is approachable, easy and enjoyable. An avid globe trotter constantly intrigued by the foods of the world, Lori loves to infuse the tastes of other lands into her food while always giving a nod to her culture’s cuisine. Along with the delectable original recipes on Cocina Chronicles, you will find the stories of culture and family from growing up in Mexico and Los Angeles that are inextricably tied to the food of her ancestors that have been passed down to Lori and now she lovingly shares with you.
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Plantain Gorditas with Smokey Black Bean Sauce

Season’s Greetings – it’s the most wonderful time of the year! Or is it? Yes, we all love the holiday season because for most of us, we spend time with our friends and loved ones. But, it also means that the little amount of time we have free during the other eleven months of the […]

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Marta Darby
Designer, blogger, seasoned writer, Cuban cook, photographer, video-editor, and mother of four, Marta Darby wears many hats which may or may not include seasonal fruit (but that’s not important right now).[...]
Designer, blogger, seasoned writer, Cuban cook, photographer, video-editor, and mother of four, Marta Darby wears many hats which may or may not include seasonal fruit (but that’s not important right now). Marta has been blogging for almost ten years at My Big, Fat, Cuban Family, sharing her life, culture, family, and her recipes in her own Cuban-American style. Marta tells the stories of her extraordinarily ordinary Cuban-American life. She believes in celebrating the “everyday.” Often. And well.
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Roasted Corn Lettuce Wraps With Salsa Huancaina

Huancaina sauce is one of the stars of Peruvian cooking and it’s a big hit in any occasion. Usually served as the topping for boiled yellow potatoes, you can also find it added to several dishes: as a tasty dip for hard-boiled quail eggs or fried yucca sticks, as a sauce for steaks or barbequed […]

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Maura Wall Hernandez
Maura Wall Hernandez is the author of the award winning Mexican recipe, culture and travel blog, The Other Side of The Tortilla.[...]
Maura Wall Hernandez is the author of the award winning Mexican recipe, culture and travel blog, The Other Side of The Tortilla. Maura has developed recipes for brands such as Avocados From Mexico, the California Milk Advisory Board, Kenmore and others, and worked on the award-winning Mexico Today campaign with the Mexico Tourism Board. The Other Side of The Tortilla has been featured by The New York Times Diner’s Journal, NBC Latino, PBS Parents, Better Homes and Gardens and various other media outlets since its inception in 2009. As a journalist, Maura has previously contributed to the Chicago Tribune, NBC Latino, and other media outlets as an expert on travel and food in Mexico.
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Light Crema de Chile Poblano Soup

This cream of poblano chile soup is one of my favorite hearty soups for the chilly winter months, and is both easy to make and lower-calorie than your traditional cream of vegetable soup. Cream soups are usually very calorie-rich and heavy, but they don’t have to be! You can still get a smooth, creamy texture […]

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Melissa Bailey
Melissa is the author of Hungry Food Love, an award-winning recipe blog where she not only shares her passion for food, but also the joy that is experienced by cooking and loving. [...]
Melissa is the author of Hungry Food Love, an award-winning recipe blog where she not only shares her passion for food, but also the joy that is experienced by cooking and loving. Melissa is a firm believer that some of the greatest memories can be created around food and that is why her blog is intended to be a plate full of positive and encouraging messages, served with delicious recipes. Her Latin heritage is reflected in the food she cooks and shares through her blog Hungry Food Love. In 2013 Melissa was named the Best Latina Food Blogger by LATISM, listed by Babble as one of the Top 100 Food Bloggers and one of the Top 100 Best Bloggers, as well as voted #5 Top Recipe Blog through The Kitchn’s annual Homies Awards.
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Thanksgiving Empanadas

Empanadas are my ultimate favorite way of putting together ingredients I love in just one pocket. They are so versatile and allow us to create any combination we can dream. From sweet fillings, to savory ones, or even a combination of both, like this empanada recipe that combines popular Thanksgiving flavors like cranberry and turkey. […]

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Meredith Steele
Meredith Steele is a recipe developer, food writer, food photographer and author of InSockMonkeySlippers.com, an award winning family food blog celebrating creative and fresh foods.[...]
Meredith Steele is a recipe developer, food writer, food photographer and author of InSockMonkeySlippers.com, an award winning family food blog celebrating creative and fresh foods. Her recipe development and photography company, MBS Recipe Development specializes in multimedia recipe development for commercial and small business who’s clients include everyone from Ziploc® to small California wineries. Meredith’s work has been published online, in various print media, and has been nominated for the SAVEUR awards. She can also be found writing a monthly column about delicious food and recipes for JamieOliver.com. When Meredith is not in the kitchen, she’s roaming Dallas, Texas with her husband, curly-headed pixie of a daughter, and big floppy-eared dog.
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Black Bean and Queso Fresco Pizza

The end of the school year goes out as chaotically as the first of the year begins. Tests, plays, and soccer games mingle with the day to day chores of running a house and a career and can make putting a simple meal on the table nearly impossible. When these cluttered days happen, I reach […]

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Michelle de la Cerda
Michelle de la Cerda is originally from the culinary diverse Southern California now residing in the culinary moderate Northern Utah.[...]
Michelle de la Cerda is originally from the culinary diverse Southern California now residing in the culinary moderate Northern Utah. Her heritage is Mexican and Italian, so her food style reflects that. But she also grew up in a southeastern Asian community. Her love of those flavors is also reflected in her cooking style. She attempts to bring these international flavors to the home cook by removing the fear of ingredients and technique. You can find her recipe creations on The Complete Savorist.
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Spiced Grilled Zucchini

We’ve reached that time of year that all our family, friends, neighbors, and strangers are trying to pawn their garden grown zucchini off on those of us who didn’t put in a garden. At first it’s wonderful, but then after we’ve managed to consume the first 15 or so pounds we’ve been given and made […]

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Molly Kumar
Molly Kumar is a Food Blogger who’s extensively traveled the World to learn about new cuisines/culture/spices.[...]
Molly Kumar is a Food Blogger who’s extensively traveled the World to learn about new cuisines/culture/spices. She loves cooking Authentic Indian recipes with a lighter version, Fusion of Spices and World Cuisine. Find more of her recipes at www.easycookingwithmolly.com.
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Chorizo Mango Taco Bites

These ‘Chorizo Mango Taco Bites’ are absolutely loaded, crunchy and makes a perfect homegating / gameday snack. They are easy to make and leaves you wanting more. Hosting a Game day Party at home? Then look no further as these “Chorizo Mango Taco Bites” are a mix of taco flavors along with fresh fruit and […]

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Morena Cuadra
Morena Cuadra is a trained chef and a wine expert, and has devoted her professional life to promoting Peruvian and Latin American gastronomy, editing and publishing cookbooks and magazines and serving as Director and faculty for one of Peru’s leading Culinary Schools.[...]
Morena Cuadra is a trained chef and a wine expert, and has devoted her professional life to promoting Peruvian and Latin American gastronomy, editing and publishing cookbooks and magazines and serving as Director and faculty for one of Peru’s leading Culinary Schools. In 2011 she teamed up with her daughter to bring their experience and passion to the English speaking world by creating Peru Delights, a blog that celebrates and promotes Peruvian Cooking. Morena writes about food, ingredients, restaurants, and the many experiences Peruvian and Latin American food has to offer. In 2011 she teamed up with her daughter to bring their experience and passion to the English speaking world by creating Peru Delights, a blog that celebrates and promotes Peruvian Cooking. Morena writes about food, ingredients, restaurants, and the many experiences Peruvian and Latin American food has to offer.
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Tequeños Mixtos

Each time I think about inviting friends over to watch sports or for an impromptu party, tequeños are the first thing that pop into my head. They are easy to make, and in Peru we absolutely adore them even though they are not Peruvian but Venezuelan (we make a slightly different variation of them). The […]

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Nancy Buchanan
Nancy Buchanan is the owner and author of A Communal Table, a blog that explores food culture through globally inspired recipes.[...]
Nancy Buchanan is the owner and author of A Communal Table, a blog that explores food culture through globally inspired recipes. After leaving the world of corporate finance, Nancy returned to school and studied both culinary arts and nutrition and worked as a personal chef and caterer for over 12 years before starting A Communal Table. As a registered Nutrition and Dietetics Technician, Nancy currently is on the faculty of Orange Coast College where she teaches courses on food culture, cooking and nutrition. With her background in both culinary arts and nutrition Nancy also works as a recipe developer, food stylist and photographer. Her work has appeared in both national and regional newspapers including the Los Angeles Times and Taste of Home magazine.
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Queso Tomato and Artichoke Dip

It’s here…football season!! Which means…snacks! Wings, pigs in a blanket, chips, salsa and guacamole are all on the rotation list for game day goodies. But what takes pride of place on game day in our house is a hot dip – whether it’s a salsa dip, an onion dip or a bacon dip game day […]

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Natalia Carter
Natalia Carter is Social Media professional with more than 5 years experience creating social media campaigns and blog content for her blog and various brands.[...]
Natalia Carter is Social Media professional with more than 5 years experience creating social media campaigns and blog content for her blog and various brands. Natalia is also the founder and writer for Comiendo en LA, a food blog all about great recipes and places to eat in Los Angeles.
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Cazuelitas con Frijoles

I love any recipe with beans. Somehow, they take me back to those years when I lived in Bogota when I visited my grandmother’s house. She always had a feast waiting for us. Everything was fantastic, but her specialty was the traditional Colombian Pinto beans with pork chicharron and it was one of our most […]

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Natalie Wiser-Orozco
Natalie is a computer programmer by day, and recipe developer, photographer, and writer for The Devil Wears Parsley by night.[...]
Natalie is a computer programmer by day, and recipe developer, photographer, and writer for The Devil Wears Parsley by night. She uses the website as a platform to “feed your inner rock star,” which means nourishing yourself with awesome, organic, local, fresh, whole foods with the occasional indulgence, so you can continue to rock at life!
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Chorizo Christmas Quiche

Every Christmas morning growing up, my mom would make something special for breakfast. It was something I would always look forward to after the presents, of course! As I grew older, the excitement centered more around family and togetherness, rather than all the presents, and breakfast was the perfect glue. As time went on, I […]

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Nicole Presley
Known for her hilarious style, Nicole Presley shares her fun recipes for sweet desserts and Mexican-inspired dishes on her original recipe blog Presley’s Pantry.[...]
Known for her hilarious style, Nicole Presley shares her fun recipes for sweet desserts and Mexican-inspired dishes on her original recipe blog Presley’s Pantry. In addition to blogging, Nicole films, hosts, and produces a whimsical cooking webisode series on YouTube by the same name. Nicole has been featured in The Los Angeles Times, NBC Latino’s “Food Blogs We Love” in 2012, was invited to the White House as one of the “Top 70 Latina Bloggers” in the nation, and was selected as one of Babble’s “Top Food Bloggers of 2013.” Presley’s Pantry was also most recently named Latina Magazine’s “Best Cooking Blog” in 2013.
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Christmas Pinwheel Pastries
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Oriana Romero
Oriana Romero is founder and editor of the bilingual blog Mommyhood's Diary, a site where Oriana shares her three great passions: Family, Food and Photography. [...]
Oriana Romero is founder and editor of the bilingual blog Mommyhood's Diary, a site where Oriana shares her three great passions: Family, Food and Photography. As typical Latina, food goes far beyond just feeding her family. The food is an essential element of her culture, which presents love and tradition. This Latina mom of three, wife, and economist by profession, changed analyzing and solving for pots, pans and a camera. Oriana has a true passion for creating dishes in the kitchen that the whole family can enjoy, without complications and without spending a fortune.
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Ham and Cheese Puff Rolls

Your kids will love these buttery, golden, puff pastry swirls with ham, melty cheese! These Ham and Cheese Puff Rolls are ridiculously easy and undeniably delicious. They are a totally different treat from those boring old sandwiches and they make a great snack to tide kids over until dinner. Baked until puffed and golden, these […]

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Pilar Hernandez
Pilar Hernandez is a Chilean Latina food writer living en Houston, TX.[...]
Pilar Hernandez is a Chilean Latina food writer living en Houston, TX. Cookbook author, mom and avid urban farmer. Pilar is a happy food blogger and coordinator of 3 community gardens. She will show you how to cook Chilean food with American ingredients you find in your supermarket and challenge you to try exotic fruits like lucuma or maquis.
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Zucchini Lasagna

During the summer, my garden is overflowing with zucchinis and summer squashes, which are the perfect excuse to create this recipe. I love traditional lasagna, but during the summer I find it a little too rich and heavy, so this version with Cacique® Queso Fresco and Cacique® Crema Mexicana is a welcomed change. It is […]

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Raquel DeHoyos
Raquel DeHoyos is the owner of Boastful Food LLC. She is a personal chef serving busy professionals and small households throughout Puget Sound.[...]
Raquel DeHoyos is the owner of Boastful Food LLC. She is a personal chef serving busy professionals and small households throughout Puget Sound. She is also a cooking instructor at Seattle’s Pike Place Market and Cozymeal. When not cooking and teaching, Raquel provides recipe development and food photography for the Washington State Potato Commission. She has a weekly blog, boastfulfood.com, that features small batch recipes that are budget friendly and nutritionally balanced and created to help households learn how to reduce food waste. Raquel is a member of the Puget Sound Personal Chefs Group, the International Association of Culinary Professionals (IACP), and Seattle Toklas Society, a network of women in the food and hospitality industry. She is an advocate for quality health and is active in food access and empowerment work through the Pike Place Market’s Food Access Project and Project Feast’s culinary training for immigrant and refugee individuals seeking employment in the food industry. Raquel previously worked as the kitchen manager for Ray’s Boathouse, one of Seattle’s legendary waterfront seafood restaurants, and managed Share Our Strength’s Cooking Matters nutrition education program for the state of Washington.
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One-Pot Stuffed Flat Iron Steak With Peppers & Mushrooms

These days busy is a norm for most families. Too busy to slow down and relax, too busy to cook, and definitely too busy to sit down and enjoy a meal together. Many times, we reserve special meals for the holidays, but this recipe for Stuffed Flat Iron Steak is one you can easily impress […]

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Rini Desai
Rini Desai loves cooking, eating and sharing a good meal with friends and family.[...]
Rini Desai loves cooking, eating and sharing a good meal with friends and family. Her recipes range from heart smart meals, to indulgently delicious and prepared from fresh ingredients. Find her mouth-watering recipes at www.healingtomato.com
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Roasted Sweet Potato & Pineapple Sopes

Sopes are one of the greatest Mexican recipes ever made. They are the perfect holders for all kinds of meats, especially chorizo. A good old-fashioned sopes loaded with all kinds of meats, salsa and cheese will bring joy to anyone’s tastebuds. So, there is no reason why vegetarians should miss out on this enticing meal, […]

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Ruby Wright
When it comes to mixed heritage family life, Ruby Wright inspires families to celebrate culture and make new family traditions.[...]
When it comes to mixed heritage family life, Ruby Wright inspires families to celebrate culture and make new family traditions. Her blog, GUBlife: GrowingUpBlackxican.com, is a diverse family blog focusing on topics about parenting, food, crafts, and travel as it relates to her bi-cultural family. Ruby is a SoCal native who has since relocated to New Jersey, A proud wife to a Navy Veteran and a mama of two. She has been featured by Latina Magazine, Mom.me and known for being a Wal-Mart Mom. Find more of Ruby’s work on Babble.com and PiccoloUniverse.com by Ricky Martin.
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Chorizo Enfrijoladas con Queso

When I think about family meals with my familia, frijoles are always in the picture. They were a staple in our home. Beans use to be such a simple food to me as a kid. Becoming an adult, I soon realized how much they meant to my dad and how a little always went a […]

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Sara O’Donnell
Sara O’Donnell is a Food Blogger, Video Producer, YouTube Next Chef and the creator of Average Betty, an award winning food video entertainment series and website.[...]
Sara O’Donnell is a Food Blogger, Video Producer, YouTube Next Chef and the creator of Average Betty, an award winning food video entertainment series and website. Sara lives in Los Angeles with her husband Lee and their daughter, Maya. She is occasionally serious and always hungry.
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Grilled Anaheim Chile & Corn with Melted Queso Enchilado

This time of year the weather starts to warm up and begins to present us with many opportunities to have dinner outside in our backyards. This is wonderful for those of us who don’t enjoy warming up the kitchen with the oven on a hot day. For me and my family, a typical backyard fare […]

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Silvia Martinez
Silvia Martinez is founder of the award-winning blog Mamá Latina Tips, a Spanish-English bilingual blog, where she writes about kids, health, fashion, beauty, Disney and yummy Mexican food.[...]
Silvia Martinez is founder of the award-winning blog Mamá Latina Tips, a Spanish-English bilingual blog, where she writes about kids, health, fashion, beauty, Disney and yummy Mexican food. She is also Editor-in-Chief of Disneylandia al Día, the first Spanish-language blog in the United States covering the Disneyland Resort. Silvia has worked with many of America’s top brands and has been a sought-after speaker at conferences including BlogHer and Hispanicize among others. Mom to two rambunctious boys, Silvia’s recent adventures include taking close-ups of piñata smashing, photographing tostadas before they go soggy, celebrating Día de Los Muertos in Mexico, and riding Toy Story Mania at Disney’s California Adventure nine times in a row! She lives in paradise with her family on the central California coast. You can find her on Twitter, Facebook, Pinterest, Instagram, Google+ and YouTube. Come and say hola!
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Chorizo Tinga Tostadas

My first thought after Thanksgiving is always, “Las Posadas are coming!” If you’re not familiar with Las Posadas in Mexico, they are traditional celebrations starting each December 16th and continuing each day through December 24th. For me, they are sublimely beautiful. For nine consecutive days, families, friends and neighbors get together each night to celebrate […]

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Stephanie Chavez
Stephanie Chavez is the author of the food and lifestyle blog Spanglish Spoon, where she curates her own experiences in recipe development and personal memoirs.[...]
Stephanie Chavez is the author of the food and lifestyle blog Spanglish Spoon, where she curates her own experiences in recipe development and personal memoirs. Her passion in experimenting with food has led her to a love of discovering new ways to simplify and breathe new life into traditional Mexican food for future generations. Her recipes come with step-by-step images that illustrate the process of each recipe while enticing the hungry eye. She hopes to encourage home cooks to be curious and comfortable experimenting in the kitchen, while preserving their own food-inspired memoirs. You can find more of her recipes on Pillsbury.com and Latinamom.me.
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Smoked Salmon Bagel Sandwich

Eight years ago, before my husband and I started having children, our dinner menu looked so much more different than it does today. For starters, we ate out more. When we stayed in to cook at home our meals were more diverse in texture, flavor, and ethnicity. We weren’t focused on keeping our meals light […]

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Tara Kuczykowski
Tara Kuczykowski is the founder of Unsophisticook.com and co-author of All In Good Time.[...]
Tara Kuczykowski is the founder of Unsophisticook.com and co-author of All In Good Time. A busy mom of 5 active kids ages 8 to 14, she insists on regular family meals and encourages others to do the same. She loves cooking + baking, reading, running, photography & margaritas.
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One-Pot Cilantro Lime Chicken With Quinoa

I love to cook, but I hate, hate, HATE doing dishes. Yes, I do put my five kids to work on dishes after dinner, because honestly, one dishwasher does not cut it in this household. They’re often just as busy as I am between school and sports, but they also have to chip in. Needless […]

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Telma Garcia
Telma Garcia is a blogger, project manager, dog rescuer and bicultural mom.[...]
Telma Garcia is a blogger, project manager, dog rescuer and bicultural mom. Born in Torreon, Coahuila, Mexico and raised in Texas, currently living in San Antonio. At The Fire Hydrant was created as a place to share my stories about family, kids, dogs, food and the everyday things that make life so much fun.
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Chorizo Potatoes Au Gratin

I can’t wait to dig into some of the delicious Thanksgiving comfort foods this year. All I can think about is moist turkey breast, sweet pumpkin pie and ultra-cheesy potatoes. I mean who doesn’t love cheesy potatoes? How about adding some chorizo to pump up the flavor? Well that’s exactly what I did. I spruced […]

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Tiffany Bendayan
Tiffany Bendayan is a Miami blogger and mother of 2.[...]
Tiffany Bendayan is a Miami blogger and mother of 2. Originally born is Venezuela, Tiffany has a degree in Psychology and in the Culinary Arts. Currently, she's the owner of Living Sweet Moments, a blog dedicated to showcase easy and delicious recipes.
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Frankenstein Cheese Avocado Dip

Halloween has got to be one of my favorite holidays. It’s fun, creative, and it doesn’t require cooking a feast and inviting all the relatives over for dinner. All I have to do is dress up with my favorite costume, put together some delicious fingers foods and appetizers and wait until my kids get distracted […]

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Valentina M. Kenney Wein
Valentina M. Kenney Wein is a recipe developer, food writer, photographer and owner of the popular food blog, Cooking On The Weekends. [...]
Valentina M. Kenney Wein is a recipe developer, food writer, photographer and owner of the popular food blog, Cooking On The Weekends. In addition to simply celebrating the beauty of food, her passion is working with whole foods to create unique and comforting recipes that work perfectly for casual entertaining. Among other places, Valentina’s work has been featured on MindBodyGreen, the Huffington Post, BuzzFeed, in Cosmopolitan Magazine, and Redbook Magazine. She is also a regular recipe contributor for Momtastic. Outside the worlds of food and photography, Valentina's other passion is her family (including her two young boys, her husband, and her dog, Maple.)
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Citrus Beet Salad with Jalapeño Avocado Crema

Citrus season is a time that I think should be celebrated as much as winter, spring, summer or fall! These beautiful, juicy fruits come to us when the weather is cool and the sky is grey, brightening our days and dishes with their delicious flavors and vibrant colors! And citrus is chock full of nutrients […]

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Valerie Mitchell
Valerie Mitchell is the author and founder of Mama Likes to Cook.[...]
Valerie Mitchell is the author and founder of Mama Likes to Cook. She was raised in Southern California and appreciates the variety of food available in the area. She is a vegetarian and loves to prepare and eat simple foods made with fresh, flavorful ingredients. Her family is happy to eat her culinary creations and loves it when she experiments with new recipes.
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Vegetarian Pumpkin Stew

As much as I enjoy spending time in the kitchen, busy schedules usually mean that I need to choose meals that don’t take too much time to prepare. Most nights I’ve got hungry kids hovering as I rush to get dinner done. I often turn to time saving one pot meals that can be prepared […]

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Vianney Rodriguez
Vianney Rodriguez is the founder and recipe developer for Sweet Life. A Proud Tejana who feels lucky to have the best of both worlds, Vianney was happily raised in Texas by Mexican parents.[...]
Vianney Rodriguez is the founder and recipe developer for Sweet Life. A Proud Tejana who feels lucky to have the best of both worlds, Vianney was happily raised in Texas by Mexican parents. Her blog name Sweet Life refers to living a Sweet Life enriched with the spice of two diverse worlds enveloped with the memories of growing up in a Mexican household. Her love and cultural ties to Mexico with the appreciation of being raised in Texas combine to create original recipes featured on Sweet Life. She spends her days in the kitchen blending the flavors of both worlds along with her two children and husband. Vianney shares her love for authentic Mexican food, Tex-Mex and Texas plates. Happy to be recognized as Latism 2012 Best Latina Food Blogger, one of NBC Latino food blogs we love and Mama Latina’s 12 Best Latin Food Blogs. In her blog, Sweet Life, she celebrates life, la cocina, la familia and her flavorful heritage. Vianney has been featured on Huffington Post, Yahoo Shine, Latina Magazine, Glamour, Fox news Latino, CNN and recognized as one of Woman’s Day favorite Latina Bloggers. She is the co-author of Latin Twist – Traditional and Modern Cocktails set to be released Spring 2015
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Chayote Potato Gratin

Yikes! Can you believe Christmas is only a few weeks away? It’s time to start planning your holiday menu, send out Christmas cards and begin your holiday shopping list. Wow, I’m already tired. I find the holidays are often a month chock full of to-do lists, parties, shopping and wrapping gifts. With all the rushing […]

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Yvette Marquez-Sharpnack
Yvette Marquez-Sharpnack shares Latin culinary adventures on her blog, MuyBuenoCookbook.com and YouTube channel.[...]
Yvette Marquez-Sharpnack shares Latin culinary adventures on her blog, MuyBuenoCookbook.com and YouTube channel. She was raised in El Paso, Texas and draws culinary inspiration from her grandmother's old-world northern Mexican recipes and her mother's comforting south of the border home-style dishes. She is the co-author of "Muy Bueno: Three Generations of Authentic Mexican Flavor" and "Latin Twist: Traditional & Modern Cocktails." She lives in the beautiful state of Colorado with her husband and two children.
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Mini Chorizo and Cheese Quiches

Rather than a traditional quiche made with a pastry crust the “crust” in these quiches are salad croutons. These mini quiches are great for breakfast or brunch made with robust and earthy Cacique® Pork Chorizo and buttery Cacique® Oaxaca cheese in muffin pans. Once baked top them with a dollop of full flavored and tangy […]

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Yvonne Condes
Yvonne is a former journalist and the editor and co-founder of MomsLA.com , the go-to site for moms in Los Angeles.[...]
Yvonne is a former journalist and the editor and co-founder of MomsLA.com , the go-to site for moms in Los Angeles. She writes for Common Sense Media, mom.me, babble and her personal blog, YvonneInLA. Yvonne was named one of mom.me’s Top 25 Maker Moms on Instagram and a Mujer Legendaria by Ford Motor Company. She runs, hikes, bikes, cooks, volunteers and takes photos of her two wonderful boys and husband.
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Whole Wheat Veggie Wraps

When I was a child, my favorite meal was anything that involved cheese. My mom would make me quesadillas for breakfast and cheese sandwiches for lunch. My younger son is the same way, but when I make school lunch for him, I like to sneak in as many vegetables as I can. That’s why I […]

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