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Spooky Chorizo Hand Pies

Are you looking for a simple yet scrumptious savory snack for your Halloween party? Then these Spooky Chorizo Hand Pies will be the PERFECT choice! They are easy and really fun to make, and are stuffe...
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Kids in the Cocina

Although I am a chef, my son is just a normal kid when it comes to wanting to cook in the kitchen – meaning it takes some convincing to get him in the kitchen with me! I remember helping my Mom and Ab...
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Cheesy Chorizo Tostadas With Salsa Verde & Quick Pickled Red Onions

Looking for a yummy recipe to serve at your next Dia de Los Muertos celebration? Then you need to make these Cheesy Chorizo Tostadas! And what's more fun than food you can eat with your hands? Cacique...
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Chorizo Mango Pasta Salad

Wondering what to serve your dinner guests for Día de los Muertos celebrations? This Chorizo Mango Pasta Salad will win smiles and praises! It comes together without much fuss and the incredible flavo...
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Pork & Rice Street Cart Style Tacos

Celebrations are a huge part of our family and it seems like over time, our celebrations only get bigger each time, because there truly is so much to celebrate within life. Whether we find ourselves c...
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Tex Mex Salmon with a Spicy Cream Sauce

Dia de los Muertos may not be something that resonates with most people, but being so close to the Mexican border here, we are pretty familiar with it. This “Day of the Dead” is from October 31st thro...
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Mexican Coleslaw with Spicy Jalapeño Dressing

My favorite kind of food to bring to a party is fresh, easy, packed with flavor, and preferably something you don’t need to turn the oven on for. This Mexican Coleslaw with Spicy Jalapeño Dressing is...
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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. B...
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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 ve...
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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 a...
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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 fav...
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Planters for a Dia de los Muertos Altar

This year we are adding succulents to our Dia de Los Muertos Altar. Adding a prickly plant adds a bit more color and texture to your altar. Plus, it makes it more beautiful. I love the long Cacique Cr...
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How To Make A Marigold Garland

It wouldn’t be Dia De Los Muertos without marigolds. Marigolds, the beautiful orange and yellow bloom is believed to help assist the spirits to their respective alters using the vibrance of their colo...
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How to Make Papel Picado at Home

Papel picado, literally translates to “pecked paper” or “perforated paper”, it is a traditional folk art decoration made out of tissue paper and used to decorate the streets, plazas and churches of Me...
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Three-Eyed Cheese Monster

For your upcoming spooky Halloween party, there are plenty of DIY decorating and menu ideas that will make your event a wicked good time. We like having plenty of finger foods at our parties since man...
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Churros with Creamy Chocolate Sauce

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Frijoles Charros

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Huevos Motuleños

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Sopa de Fideo al Chipotle

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Molcajete Mixto

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Nopalitos con Chorizo

One of my favorite foods to enjoy is cactus. It’s very popular during the spring because during the time when one observes Lent, it’s a great meat substitute that is good for you and so full of flavor...
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Chiles Rellenos with Vegetable Picadillo

Dia de los Muertos is a three-day long celebration honoring the souls of the departed. It’s not a somber occasion like most people think, it’s a festive, uplifting holiday that really celebrates the l...
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Calabasitas

My cousin Mando recently passed away. This will be our first Dia De Los Muertos that my family will honor his spirit and it will be an especially hard day for my Tia. My cousins and I have decided tha...
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Green Chile Chicken Tamale Cupcakes

Is there any way to make tamales a little more elegant, easy to serve and especially easy to prepare? Yes there is! The first days of November mark Mexico’s Day of the Dead (Día de los Muertos), a liv...
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Enchiladas Mineras with Garlic Crema

Meatless Monday just got a bit of a Latin twist with these easy enchiladas mineras. Enchiladas min-eras are vegetarian enchiladas stuffed with seasoned carrots and potatoes. The veggies are held to-ge...
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