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Embrace What’s Next in Mexican Cuisine with These Recipes

At Cacique, we’re proudly celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month by partnering with some of the most respected voices in the culinary industry to unveil food and beverage trends to watch for in 2020. Wha...
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What’s Next in Mexican Cuisine 2019

Cacique and I are once again honoring Hispanic Heritage Month by spotlighting What’s Next in Mexican Cuisine. We’re celebrating the profound impact Mexican cuisine has in America by shining a light on...
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Easy Slow Cooker Mole Chicken

Easy slow cooker mole chicken has such a deep, rich flavor but is made really easy with a blender mole sauce. It’s perfect for tacos, rice bowls, wraps, quesadillas and more! I’m not going to even bot...
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Short Rib Tostadas with Pineapple Salsa & Cotija

Short Rib Tostadas with Pineapple Salsa and Cotija feature melt-in-your-mouth-tender meat paired with sweet and spicy fresh pineapple salsa and bursts of salty creaminess from Cotija cheese. Mexican f...
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Chorizo Refried Bean Burrito Salad Bowls with Queso Fresco

Chorizo Refried Bean Burrito Salad Bowls with Queso Fresco are packed with layer upon layer of flavor and take just over half an hour to whip up! If given the choice, I’d choose to cook and eat homema...
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“Tostadas Three Ways” for Cinco de Mayo

Cinco de Mayo is one of the biggest Mexican holidays celebrated here in the U.S., but most Americans don’t know what they’re actually celebrating – and, to make matters worse, many celebrate with inau...
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Chicken & Chorizo Enchiladas with Chipotle Crema Sauce

If you like it hot, these Chicken and Chorizo Enchiladas are for you! Spicy, delicious, and smothered with the creamiest Chipotle Crema Sauce. They will knock your socks off! Enchiladas are corn (or f...
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Easy Mexican Street Corn

This month just so happens to be Hispanic Heritage Month and I’m excited to be sharing some of my FAVORITE Hispanic recipes with you here on the blog! First up: THIS amazingly easy and so incredibly d...
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What’s Next in Mexican Cuisine

Recipes: Short Rib Barbacoa with Creamed “Street Corn” and Blistered Padron Peppers Chorizo Stuffed Peppers Ember Roasted Beet Salad with Whipped Queso Fresco and Cilantro-Cotija Pesto In honor of Nat...
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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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Piratas de Arrachera with Calabacita Salsa

In Northern Mexico, two very popular tacos that don’t get much play are the piratas and the gringas. The pirata is taco with bistec, arrachera or sirloin beef and cheese. The gringa is a taco with pas...
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Cacique Sopa de Calabacitas

Mexican comfort food. There’s nothing better! When my family gathers around the table for dinner, I love sharing warm, delicious meals that I know will bring a smile to everyone’s faces. This zucchini...
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Cultural Traditions of Hispanic Heritage Month

Hispanic Heritage Month is a special time of the year to me. All the Latin cultures of the world come together to celebrate their unique yet intertwined lineage and traditions. There are so many ways...
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Steak Tacos With Avocado Crema & Shredded Cheese

I love summer because it’s the best time to break out the grill and take the cooking outside. The grill just gives these delicious beef tacos a delicious charred taste that pairs great with delightful...
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Beef Chorizo and Panela Arepas

South America, like Mexico, has so many amazing regions and cultures, each using different ingredients and techniques, but are all still connected within their diverse cooking styles. The overlap may...
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Two Cheese and Chicken Empanadas

These empanadas are delicious bites full of flavor. I thought about this combination of textures because I adore the creaminess of Asadero cheese, and the best part is that it is made with part skim m...
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Capirotada – Mexican Bread Pudding

Traditional recipes are often the best recipes, right? Capirotada is a traditional Mexican bread pudding made frequently around Lent, but this delicious dessert can be made year-round. Did you know th...
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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 realiz...
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Larguitas with Jalapeño Choriqueso

Since it’s Hispanic Heritage Month, I wanted to reminisce a bit about my own heritage and my parents’ hometown. But it’s not really even about the town, now that I think of it, so much as a regular Sa...
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Chilaquiles Rojos - The Anytime Meal

People say children have a ton of first memories, and I can certainly attest to that. One of my first food memories was the red chile laced fried corn tortilla pieces smothered in melty cheese that I...
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Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month

Hispanic heritage month is a special time in the U.S., recognizing the contributions of the Latin people and celebrating our culture and heritage. It begins on September 15, which is the anniversary o...
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Enfrijoladas

Enfrijoladas are one of the simplest and delicious Mexican dishes that easily appeals to children and adults alike. Typically, enfrijoladas are made with black beans, a hint of fresh epazote and a spr...
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Mini Elote Tlayudas

I had my first Tlayuda the summer of my sixteenth birthday and they have been a tasty part of my life ever since. Loaded with all my favorite toppings and placed on a thin plate it was almost too much...
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Antojitos Mexicanos

Antojitos or “little cravings” are what Mexican street food is all about. Vendors line the sidewalks in popular intersections with their most coveted culinary creations. Whether they present themselve...
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Cheese-Filled Ancho Chiles

It all started when President Lyndon B Johnson declared the first National Hispanic Heritage Week back in 1968. Then, President Ronald Reagan stretched it out to a month long celebration starting each...
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