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The Winning Ingredient to Have Up Your Sleeve This Thanksgiving

At Cacique, we’re proud to call Family one of our Four Pillars – and family’s something we take very seriously, both year round and especially during the holidays. We see the table as a sacred place w...
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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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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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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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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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Turkey and 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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Chorizo Potatoes Au Gratin

I can’t wait to dig into some of the delicious Thanksgiving comfort foods this year. All I can think about is moist turkey breast, sweet pumpkin pie and ultra-cheesy potatoes. I mean who doesn’t love...
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Turkey Cranberry Grilled Cheese Sandwich

Besides creating all the great memories, one of the best things about Thanksgiving is the food. And even better than the food? Definitely the leftovers! My family loves sandwiches made with the leftov...
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Spice Up Your Thanksgiving Sides

Keep the Turkey, but try new twists on your Thanksgiving Sides this season.
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Leftover Turkey Chilaquiles with Red Sauce

At home we love turkey for Thanksgiving. It is our yearly tradition and one of the main dishes in our celebratory table. And since we love to get together, following day after Thanksgiving I host a br...
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Queso Fundido with Chorizo in a Pumpkin

This holiday season when pumpkins are everywhere and the weather is chilly, give these Queso Fundido with Chorizo Pumpkins a try. These adorable mini pumpkins will be the hit of your next fall gatheri...
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Cranberry Jalapeno Queso Fundido Dip

The word on my lips this month is THANKSGIVING. It’s simply my favorite American holiday! It already has me daydreaming of pies, turkey, and everything else that comes with it. We're starting this hol...
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Chipotle Honey Brussels Sprouts With Cheesy Cornbread Croutons

It’s that time of year again. It’s the season of colder weather and delicious comfort foods for holidays. This delicious recipe celebrates Thanksgiving’s harvest and highlights a Mexican staple, corn,...
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Cubano Mac and Cheese

When you have a big, fat Cuban family, you are aware that it takes a lot to not just feed, but satisfy them. With Easter on the way, I'm already planning a super satisfying brunch menu. Then again, wh...
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Cheese and Corn Flan

Being a Latino living in the US, I have the great advantage of incorporating different flavors to a traditional Holiday dinner. Hanukkah recipes in my home always have an interesting twist. This corn...
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Two Cheese Ripe Plantain Casserole

Ask any Latino and they will likely tell you that most Latin celebrations begin and end with the food. Cooking represents so much more than just food for me. It means tradition, love and memories. It’...
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Cacique Chorizo Rice

Born and raised in the United States, I’ve celebrated Thanksgiving my entire life. Growing up, I became accustomed to the traditional meal of roasted turkey, cranberry sauce and mashed potatoes buried...
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Spinach and Sweet Potato Bake

Fall has arrived around here, with its colors and the weather clearly indicating that we are getting closer to the end of the year already. However, it's precisely around this time of year that I real...
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Turkey Pumpkin Enchiladas

In my house, the aftermath of Thanksgiving dinner leaves us with an abundance of turkey. I always love re-purposing it into different cuisines so my family doesn't get bored or tired with it, because...
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Chocolate Cheesecake with Coffee Liqueur Crema

This holiday season, I am starting a new tradition that I’m sure everyone will love. We are all fond of pumpkin pies and apple tarts but for some reason, chocolate is left out of the holiday equation....
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Roasted Poblano Scalloped Potatoes

Whew! Where did the days go? Thanksgiving’s right around the corner, fall is in full swing and it’s time to talk turkey. Mami officially handed over Thanksgiving a few years ago and I take the passing...
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Sweet Potato Souffle with Nut Crumble

The first time I ever had a sweet potato casserole, was a little over ten years ago. It was the first Thanksgiving I was spending with my boyfriend, now husband, and his family. The sweet potatoes cov...
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Thanksgiving Empanadas

Empanadas are my ultimate favorite way of putting together ingredients I love in just one pocket. They are so versatile and allow us to create any combination we can dream. From sweet fillings, to sav...
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Marble Pumpkin Cheesecake

This holiday-inspired recipe is a marriage made in heaven. One of the great revelations to me when I moved to the United States was pumpkin pie. How is it possible I had never known it before? So much...
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Cheesy Vegetarian Stuffing

It was definitely my Auntie Rosie who not only taught me how to make a turkey, but she also gave me the inns and outs of making mouthwatering stuffing. The love that she puts into her stuffing is so t...
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