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Chips and salsa are good. Chips and guacamole are better. In my opinion, though, chips and queso are the superior snack and appetizer choice.  The problem, though, is that not all queso dips are created alike. Some are bland, some are watery, and some are darn right artificial (I’m looking at you, Velvetta!). The quest […]

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One of my favorite Christmas traditions is spending a week baking numerous types of cookies and bars to gift to friends, neighbors, and loved ones. Listening to Christmas classics while baking these festive sweet treats often reminds me of the sights, sounds, smells, tastes, and familiar faces of my childhood. My Mexican Magic Bars are […]

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I could eat Mexican food nearly every day of the week. Sure, it’s a part of my heritage but honestly, I love the variety and diversity of options available within Mexican cuisine as well as the flexibility to turn authentic dishes into healthy, modern alternatives.  One of my go-to favorites in Mexican cuisine is enchiladas. […]

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Growing up as a Mexican-American girl in the 90s, one of my fondest memories is eating guacamole and none of my peers (or even my parents’ friends!) knowing what it was. In fact, I recall numerous times when friends would come over for dinner and my dad would make his famous wet burritos or homemade […]

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Pico de gallo is a staple at our house. It is basically a fresh and chunky salsa that is often used as a side dish or as a topping in Mexican cuisine. In my house, we put pico on soups, burritos, tacos, homemade queso, and more, as well as eat it alongside chips and guacamole. […]

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My family eats a lot of tacos! Whether it’s shredded chicken, barbacoa, ground beef, or carnitas, one thing’s for sure – tacos are a family favorite! I go all out with the toppings, too, making homemade pico de gallo, grating blocks of sharp cheddar or cojita, pickling jalapenos and onions, smashing avocados for homemade guac, […]

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