Monthly Archives: July 2014

Cherry Chipotle Pork Ribs: Using The 2-2-1 Method

Last year I realized that I did not have a rib recipe (aside from short ribs) on my blog, nor could I say I really knew how to make them.  Then in a very candid conversation with my friend Stephen … Continue reading

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Catch The Lowest Prices On Groceries With Walmart’s Savings Catcher

I don’t know about you, but I love finding quality products and pay the best price the market has to offer for them. No one likes to be overcharged. Right? Especially when it comes to groceries and other household items. … Continue reading

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Dip And Drizzle In Chocolate With Wilton’s Melting Pot

The thought of melted chocolate on anything my heart desires makes me go all googley eyed. Yes, I’m a chocolate fanatic. In fact, I went to a brunch last year where a free flowing dessert fountain oozed with an abundance … Continue reading

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Coconut Donut Cakes: Heaven Is For Real

My belief is no matter what religion you believe in or not: To believe in the spirit of humanity. To be kind. To treat the people you love with tenderness, patience, and respect.  To extend a hand when you can. … Continue reading

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Roasted Brussels Sprout And Goat Cheese Salad #KikkomanSabor

This post is part of a compensated campaign between Kikkoman and Latina Bloggers Connect. I’ve been making roasted vegetables for over a decade now. Once I discovered roasting vegetables was far more superior over boiled or fried in flavor I … Continue reading

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Spicy Sangrita Completo For National Tequila Day

Disclosure: This post is sponsored by the spicy Tabasco family. I am proud to be a Tabasco Tastemaker. Opinions and recipe are my own. There have been many partners in crime throughout time. I think of the great ones like … Continue reading

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Cheese and Sausage Shells #CookWithSausage

When I was a young girl just out of high school I worked as a waitress at the only Italian restaurant in China Town in Los Angeles.  I know that is an odd location for an Italian restaurant, but it … Continue reading

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Oaxaca Cheese Pretzels: The Most Sublime Snack Ever

 I recently created these Oaxaca Cheese Pretzels for Cacique Cheese’s blog/website.  They were the BEST freshly baked pretzels that I’ve ever had, and I couldn’t help but link them from Cacique’s site to my blog, and vise versa, that way … Continue reading

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AltaMed’s East LA Meets Napa 2014

There are only a few events that sincerely steal my heart each year, and AltaMed’s “East LA Meets Napa” is one of them. I love this awesome event for a number of reasons, but the one that really stands out … Continue reading

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Kickin Cherry Peanut Butter Blondies

Disclosure: This post is sponsored by the wonderful Tabasco family. It is my pleasure to be a Tabasco Tastemaker. The recipe and opinions are my own. Are you ever surprised by a secret ingredient? A few months ago I spent … Continue reading

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