Monthly Archives: December 2011

Easy to make Buñuelos for a touch of a Mexican Christmas!

Traditional Mexican buñuelos are a crunchy, crispy dessert snack, Mexican fritters, if you will, or crisp pastries made from dough that is flattended and shaped to resemble a king size tortilla.  There are many ways to make buñuelos, my family … Continue reading

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Coffee so good and strong it will make you slap Santa. Nescafe Dolce Gusto (Giveaway)

There’s something to say about a good cup of joe, and Nescafe Dolce Gusto just made coffee even better to drink.  They have these uber cool machines that pour you a cup in single servings and I have been enjoying … Continue reading

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Sprint and Latina Bloggers Connect take on Los Olivos Wine

I was invited to take a drive up the coast to Los Olivos with a group of my favorite pals.  Last weekend Sprint hosted a group of us Latina Bloggers from Latina Bloggers Connect to a wine and cupcakes event. … Continue reading

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How I learned to Spread Masa on a Corn Husk

I feel like I’ve been working my way up the tamale making line my whole life.  When I was a little girl I wasn’t allowed to get my tiny hands in the tamale making process along with the other women … Continue reading

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Announcement: My Salad is going to be in Fresh & Easy Stores!!!

This summer I entered a picnic side-dish recipe contest held by the market chain Fresh & Easy (Western states).  GUESS WHAT?  I WON THE GRAND PRIZE!!!  My salad is going to be packaged and sold at Fresh & Easy stores … Continue reading

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Spicy Rosemary Roasted NUTS!

My friend Lacey is no joke when it comes to nuts.  I recently had a little poker gathering at my place and she brought over her spicy roasted nuts and all you could hear were sounds of pleasure from everyone … Continue reading

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Webisode 1: Chile Relleno Recipe

Greetings!  I’m so excited to share my very first webisode with you!  This is numero uno of many, many more to come.  Sit in a comfy place cuz this is a 15 minute instructional recipe.  Meet Flavio the Bolillo and … Continue reading

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A little something for Santa Claus…. Cranberry Corn Scones and Milk!

My Mom took me over the Atlantic when I was a wee little one for a family adventure.  My 6 year old eyes explored Europe and my tongue was tickled with new flavors and foods.  I tried many things for … Continue reading

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Winter Wonderland Cake (can be substituted as a Birthday Cake)

 What do I do when my guy asks for a coconut birthday cake?  I think winter wonderland. It’s not my fault his birthday falls in December.  I got to making his cake and instead of going with a traditional decoration … Continue reading

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Kale Salad and the Kids of East Los Angeles!

 LA CAUSA is a local non-profit organization in ELA that works to re-empower youth that have been pushed out of the traditional educational system and provides them with knowledge, training, and hands on preparation in becoming agents of change in … Continue reading

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