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Crispy Quesadilla “Fries”

I don’t know what it is about kids and fries, but if my daughter, Lana, is within sniffing range of a kids menu, chances are she’s got fries on the brain. Since I’m not super comfortable deep-frying a...
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Summer Veggie Skillet

Summer veggie skillet is a colorful, delicious and healthful way to celebrate the bounty of fresh summer vegetables! This easy one-pan recipe has zucchini, peppers, tomatoes and corn and is finished w...
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Spicy Avocado Mango Black Bean Quesadilla

If you’re craving a delicious, satisfying recipe made with fresh ingredients, then you’ve got to try this Spicy Avocado Mango Black Bean Quesadilla! This quesadilla is packed with sweet and savory fla...
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Zucchini Blossom Corn Shrimp Quesadillas

Quesadillas are hands down one of my favorite Mexican classics. They make for a quick weekly lunch or dinner at our house. In the summer, I look forward to making zucchini blossom, corn, and shrimp qu...
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Monster Chorizo Nachos

Halloween is here. The time of parties and pumpkins and ghosts and goblins and things that go bump in the night. My favorite part of this fun holiday? The food. From chocolate covered everything to cr...
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White Queso Dip with Chorizo

I am so excited to share this ooey, gooey melty cheese White Queso Dip recipe with you. I even added my favorite Cacique® beef chorizo to add some spice and zing! Grab a chip and get ready to satisfy...
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Cheesy Brussels Sprouts with Chorizo

Even the pickiest eaters will love these cheesy Brussels sprouts, caramelized to perfection and topped with spicy chorizo and a whole lot of Manchego cheese. Believe me, those nasty boiled Brussels sp...
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Chipotle Pasta Salad

Hopefully you know by now that I LOVE a good pasta salad. That love started with my mom who makes pasta salad for every family get together. It continued as I started experimenting in the kitchen more...
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Ham and Cheese Pinwheels

These savory pastries are perfect back-to-school bites for breakfast, lunch, or an afternoon snack. Make them easy in bulk and enjoy for the whole week!
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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...
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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...
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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! T...
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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 t...
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World Cup Cooking with Aarón Sanchez

I am a big sports fan, and the World Cup is so much fun because we get to come together and root for all these amazing countries playing such an exciting sport. I, of course, am always rooting for Mex...
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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,...
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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...
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Veggie Platter with Cacique Flavored Sour Creams

This veggie tray is prettier the messier it is—really! The color combo of all the vegetables displays beautifully.
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Sweet & Savory Bruschetta

Simple, delicious and perfect for parties. Whether your guest are in the mood for something sweet or savory—you will have their taste buds covered. Using Queso Fresco as the base for both recipes real...
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Queso Fresco & Cotija Asparagus Pastry Wrap

Every brunch has to include veggies in one way or another, right? Well, we have them wrapped in yummy Mexican cheese, savory pancetta, and then we add a little natural sweetness to bring all the flavo...
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Creamy Spinach Dip with a Kick

We have the perfect game-day dip recipe for you! It's easy and certainly a game-changer to traditional spinach dips. We use Cacique Crema Mexicana Agria as the base and we add jalapeno to spice it up....
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Cotija Crusted Shrimp with a Bloody Mary Bar

Cacique Cotija cheese really gives this garlic shrimp recipe a kick! It adds a layer of saltiness and crispiness. Serve them over your favorite rice dish or as an appetizer. Our favorite way to eat th...
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Tackle your Game Day party with Cacique® on your team!

We've rounded up our top eight recipe picks that will pretty much guarantee your guest a good time no matter what team they're cheering for. When you're cooking simple dishes with just a few ingredien...
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Baked Chimichangas with Cacique Chorizo & Cacique Panela Cheese

Hosting the Big Game at your house this year? You're guest will never guess how quick and easy this dish was to prepare. These delicious Chimichangas with Cacique Chorizo and Cacique Panela Cheese are...
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Chorizo Pumpkin Taquitos with Sage Crema

When autumn arrives, the masses crave everything pumpkin, from pumpkin-spiced coffee drinks, to pies, cakes, muffins, and scones. While all of the sweet pumpkin goodness is amazing in its own right, I...
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