Tag Archives: Mexican food

July 19th AltaMed’s East LA Meets Napa….. Get Your Tickets NOW!

For those Mexican food-lovers in the Southern California area, there is an amazing annual event coming up, the East LA Meets Napa gala organized by AltaMed.  I highly recommend it!  This event brings the tastiness of local Latino owned Mexican … Continue reading

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Potato Empanadas

I’m always craving a good hearty empanada, something I could sink my teeth into and relish every minute between bites.  I have those moments where I stare into my empanada as I softly devour it, knowing the end is near. … Continue reading

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How To Make Carne Asada Preparada / Marinade #KikkomanSabor

I live in Los Angeles, and I am a lucky gal to be able to say I enjoy great weather a significant portion of the year. Like most Mexican families here in LA we do our share of firing up … Continue reading

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Webisode 5: Christmas Special: How to make Tamales

Merry Christmas Everyone!  We decided to put this webisode together to help anyone out who is anxious to start making tamales this holiday season or just wondered how it’s done.  Without further ado…. Here’s our Christmas Special (Everyone loves a … Continue reading

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Calabacitas that will make your Grandpa proud

My Grandpa always made calabacitas. They were probably my first introduction into the vegetable world. This is exciting news for me to share…. I just posted my calabacitas recipe on Babble’s The Family Kitchen. I am proud to announce I … Continue reading

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Webisode 4: Picadillo

Welcome to September, National Potato Month and Latino Heritage Month.  I am a proud Latina who loves to eat papas and found this to be the perfect time to have my celebratory hat on for this Picadillo recipe.  It is … Continue reading

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Avocado Tacos and a Red Salsa

   Is there a dish that your Grandma use to make you when you were little?  Something special that your Momma has learned from her Mom and will now pass it down to you?  For me it’s Avocado Tacos.  The … Continue reading

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Chile Colorado

Chile Colorado brings the familiar taste of my childhood rushing back to me. Flooding my mouth with my heritage and reminding me of my Mexican-American upbringing.  My Grandfather made it for our dinner time and time again.  He cooked his … Continue reading

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February is Potato Lover’s Month: Casuelitas Video Recipe!

Not only is February the month for sweet amor,  it’s Potato Lovers Month too.  In addition to the many potato dishes that we all know and love (e.g. baked potatoes, hash browns or mashed), let’s celebrate other courses made with … Continue reading

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Restaurant Review: La Casita Mexicana

It’s almost impossible to find delicious chilaquiles in this town, unless you are making them at home.  I am a chilaquiles lover and I’m always ready with fork in hand to eat a good batch.  Sometimes I don’t feel like … Continue reading

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