Category Archives: Side Dishes

Cauliflower Nachos For The Big Football Game

One of my best girlfriend’s is a hardcore football fanatic… some people even call her “Football Monique.” Needless to say she’s hosting a party for the big game this year at her place since her team has earned it’s way … Continue reading

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Sweet Potato Soy Chorizo Pancakes

I’m all about entertaining for the holidays , and this past week really got me thinking about my upbringing and how it all seems to meld together as an adult. You see…. my dad’s side of the family is from … Continue reading

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Creamy Cheddar Chipotle Mashed Potatoes

Disclosure: This is part of a sponsored collaboration with the California Milk Processor Board and Latina Mom Bloggers. However, all opinions expressed are my own. My dad comes from a long line of excellent cooks. Even he has the touch … Continue reading

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Poblano Mushroom Barilla Mac And Cheese

Ay! My Mom…. I can’t take her anywhere. It was 15 years ago, I was navigating my way through the food scene here in Los Angeles. Trying out all the newest hot spots with the most promising chefs hidden behind … Continue reading

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Stuffed Mushrooms

My Thanksgiving is gonna be a little wonky this year. My viejo is off in Europe on tour and won’t be home for a few more weeks, and my Aunt who I usually spend the holidays with is going to … Continue reading

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Sourdough Chorizo Cherry Stuffing

It was Thanksgiving at my house yesterday. I made all the fixings for a Thanksgiving feast, and invited a few friends over to dive in. I decided to post this recipe out of everything that was made because (1) it’s … Continue reading

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Webisode 8: Mexican Poutine Smashers Are Perfect For Halloween!

I’ve got it!  The perfect dish to serve at your Halloween party, Mexican Poutine Smashers are everything you ever wanted in a finger food and more.  I am proud to present this special Halloween webisode using Idaho Fingerling Potatoes as … Continue reading

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Hispanic Heritage Month Has Got Me Making Homemade Flour Tortillas

The deep creases and valleys that fold in the skin of Tommie’s hands tell me she has been rolling tortillas for most of her life. Hands against the wooden rolling pin to serve her family something warm comfort. The glutenous … Continue reading

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Quick BBQ Pork Sliders And Coleslaw For Those Nights When You Just Don’t Have Time

It seems I barely have a moment to breathe these days. To call my life action packed would be a total understatement…. with work, my boy in school, after school homework, taking him to swimming lessons,  filming videos, creating recipes, … 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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