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Frijoles a la Charra

by Melissa Pitts

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An oldie but a goodie. This recipe is a classic- no bells and whistles, just good ingredients blended perfectly to make this staple side. This is a regular in households throughout Latin America, in many different ways using different beans and spices.

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Salted Cajeta ice Cream

by Melissa Pitts

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This is delicious take on the salted caramel craze going around. This ice cream combines cajeta with a hint of saltiness in a creamy and easy ice cream. I love this recipe because there are no eggs and you don’t need to make the usual custard.

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Tacos de Alambre

by Melissa Pitts

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The debate about this recipe was quite entertaining for me. For those in the northern part of Mexico, alambre would be the equivalent of kabob--cubed pieces of beef or chicken with vegetables and in this case bacon, on a skewer.

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Tarta a la poblana (con queso de cabra)

by Abigail Garcia

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El Huracán Irene hizo que pusiera a volar mi imaginación pensando qué platillos preparar con los ingredientes de mi alacena y refrigerador… Algunos champiñones y pimiento por ahí, cebolla por allá y dos chiles poblanos ya pelados y sin semillas, y un paquete de queso de cabra, me hicieron el…

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Machacado con Huevo (Dried, salted beef with eggs)

by Melissa Pitts

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While I am no fan of eggs, I am alone in my house in those feelings. This dish is the easiest (I'm told tastiest) meal. It can be eaten for breakfast lunch or dinner and whips up in no time. Machacado is a salted, dried beef from the northern part of Mexico.

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Mexican style "caprese" salad

by Abigail Garcia

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I remember seeing this dish in many menus of some fancy Mexican restaurants. So one day I decided to try, and the result was an elegant, so-easy-to-make, colorful and flavorful dish, that combines the very best of the summer favorites! Let me introduce you to the Mexican version of a caprese salad.

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Ensalada caprese a la mexicana

by Abigail Garcia

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Recuerdo haber visto este platillo infinidad de veces en menús de restaurantes mexicanos y un día decidí intentarlo. El resultado es un platillo que se ve super elegante, es facilísimo de preparar y está lleno de color y sabores frescos de verano.

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Cucumber and mint agua fresca

by Abigail Garcia

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In Mexico, we are use to have lunch or dinner with a flavored drink usually known as “agua fresca”. The wide variety of aguas frescas can be unlimited, but the most well known are hibiscus, horchata, pineapple, lime, strawberries.

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Agua de pepino y menta

by Abigail Garcia

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En México acostumbramos a comer acompañados de una bebida de sabor, comúnmente conocida en E.U. como “agua fresca”.

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