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Chicken Chalupas with Salsa Roja

Chalupas are in my opinion the perfect party food for Las Posadas. That is why today I am suggesting a delicious recipe for Chicken Chalupas with Salsa Roja. This dish is very easy to make and uses ch...
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Cranberry Grilled Cheese

This cranberry grilled cheese is a festive twist on a classic crowd-pleaser. It’s packed with flavor from creamy manchego cheese, dried cranberries, and sourdough bread. Plus, it’s easy to make in und...
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Mini Chicken Taquitos

These crispy Mini Chicken Taquitos, packed with a creamy, juicy, tangy chicken and cheese filling are the PERFECT holiday appetizer! Made even more easy and delicious with Cacique® Crema Mexicana Agri...
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Poblano Chorizo + Cheese Tamales

If you have never made these at home, then this is the tamales recipe for you to try. We are going to break down how to make tamales in your own kitchen. No special equipment required. All you need is...
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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 ce...
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Coconut Horchata Rum Punch

Every holiday season, our family gets together to celebrate our annual Posada. Las Posadas are a beautiful Mexican Christmas tradition that takes place from December 16th until Christmas Eve with a hu...
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Apple-Manchego Cheese Empanadas

Fill your home with the warm delicious smell of apple and cinnamon by making these amazingly delicious Apple-Manchego Cheese Empanadas! They are very easy to make and combines fresh apples, cinnamon,...
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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...
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Apple Pecan Christmas Salad with Guava Yogurt Smoothie

One of the best holiday dishes to take advantage of the fruit in season is an apple pecan Christmas salad. Traditionally sweetened with condensed milk, I decided to cut some of that sugar and replace...
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Cheese and Eggfruit Flan

Desserts usually signify the end of a meal-time at the table, and for many years families have adopted traditions in regards to serving desserts. And this is of course also the most longed meal moment...
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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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Strawberry Mango Yogurt Carlota (No Bake Dessert)

For any special occasion, a Carlota (or Charlotte Russe) is a dessert that will impress your guests. It’s beautiful to look at, is refreshing and delicious, and is perfect for all summer gatherings. I...
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Mini Panela Guava Tarts with Cinnamon Crema

I’m always ready for the next get-together, game-night or girls night in. Simply put I enjoy hosting, feeding and entertaining people at my home. I’ve become quite the pro at keeping a few key essenti...
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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 w...
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Spinach, Cotija and Chorizo Empanadas

The holidays are my favorite time of the year because I get to spend quality time with my family. The fun part for me is baking and cooking up special treats for everyone. Every year my mother’s famil...
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Posada Gelatina

Gelatinas are always a welcomed treat in my culture. Anytime there is a gathering of family or friends there is bound to be a gelatina following close behind. It always makes it’s grand entrance into...
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Cooking with Crema: Rocky Road Fudge

Who the FUDGE celebrates the holiday season without a beautiful slab of fudge? “Not I!,”says this candy lover. From Halloween, to Thanksgiving, to Christmas… Right into the New Year, people are servin...
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Blueberry Queso Fresco Crumble Cake

I live almost 3000 miles away from my mom. I miss her homemade baked goods during our get-togethers the most. This is why, A few years ago, I promised myself I’d get in the kitchen and attempt to bake...
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Bean Cheese and Potato Tamales with Roasted Poblano Salsa

You know the holidays have arrived in our home when you smell of a fresh pot of tamales steaming. A Latin holiday tradition tamales are served from the first of December until the after the arrival of...
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Potato and Chorizo Tacos Dorados

Growing up, and to this day, Posadas have been an integral part of my family’s holiday celebrations. Each year, we get together with family and friends for 9 consecutive days, beginning on December 16...
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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 t...
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