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Halloween Stuffed Mummy Peppers

I am so excited to share these Halloween Mummy Peppers with you because they are so cute, I’m not sure I can handle keeping them a secret anymore! So here they are! And even better, they are so easy t...
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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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Bite-Sized Pumpkin Puffs

These bite-sized Pumpkin Puffs are infused with Mexican flavor from tangy cotija cheese and rich Crema Mexicana. Plus, they’re easy to make in just 15 minutes! It’s that time of year again – when the...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 flavo...
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Helado de Queso

One of my earliest food-related memories takes me back in time to my tío Rojelio’s restaurant, Bésame Mucho, in Mexico City. I was about eight years old and remember hearing words like huitlacoche for...
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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...
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Taquito Cones

This time of year always means a plethora of parties and get togethers. It's the perfect time of the year to spend quality time with friends and family and just enjoy the season. You know what I'm tal...
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Cheesy Snake Witch

This Halloween, we are going all out with our decorations. We are even having a Halloween birthday costume party for my son. As part of the appetizer table, a creepy snake witch centerpiece will be di...
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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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Dulce De Leche Ice Cream Concha Sandwiches

Everyone loves pan dulce. Place a scoop of homemade dulce de leche ice cream in between two slices of Mexican pand dulce and they will go crazy over this special treat. You won’t believe how easy this...
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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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Count Caciqula MONSTERpiece Sandwich with Batty Appetizers

Halloween is upon us like the murky fog in a haunted graveyard. It is time to get creepy crawly and invite our favorite vampires out to play or at least to do the Monster mash. If you plan on having a...
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