Gallo Family Vineyards Celebrate National Moscato Day

05/09/12 Gallo Family Vineyards Celebrate National Moscato Day

Posted in Leisure

Today is Humpday. You know what that means, chica? No, it doesn’t mean that! That’s for the weekend. You’re so nasty. Ha ha! It means it’s the middle of the week and you have no plans for the evening. I got you covered. Buy some Brie or Pecorino Romano cheese and a bottle of Gallo Family Vineyards Moscato wine. The Gallo...

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The Lies About Cancer: Cut, Poison, Burn

04/10/12 The Lies About Cancer: Cut, Poison, Burn

Posted in Movies

You wouldn’t let somebody else decide on what type of milk you’ll use in your daily cafe con leche. Conchale, if you want to use 1% horse milk, its nobody’s business but yours, chica. So why would you let somebody decide how you’ll treat your own illness? Per the main characters of the documentary Cut,...

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Caridad Pineiro: Award Winning Latina Author

03/27/12 Caridad Pineiro: Award Winning Latina Author

Posted in Books

Did you know that March was Women’s History Month? Por Dios! Of course, you didn’t, mujer. You’ve been so busy waiting in line for ”The Hunger Games” movie tickets, instead. In fact, that flick was based on a novel written by a woman. Well, Latinas are making history, too. Turns out Native Cuban,...

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This Band is the Bomba Estéreo

02/07/12 This Band is the Bomba Estéreo

Posted in Music, [Featured], [Slideshow]

When your Colombian friend invited you over for a steaming cup of Chocolate caliente in a mug con queso blanco you were a bit weirded out. Sounded like an unlikely pairing, right? But at first sip you happily thought, “Dios mio! This is actually really good.” Ha. Who knew? Same thing with the Latin band straight...

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In Search of Ingrid

02/01/12 In Search of Ingrid

Posted in Movies, Que Cool, [Featured], [Slideshow]

An educated Latina like you has probably read Ingrid Betancourt’s book, “Even Silence Has an End: My Six Years of Captivity in the Colombian Jungle.” Yep. You know her. She was the Colombian presidential hopeful that at the height of her political career was kidnapped by the FARC. Well, her husband, Juan Carlos...

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Forbidden Love Never Tasted This Good

01/26/12 Forbidden Love Never Tasted This Good

Posted in Books, [Featured], [Slideshow]

A love story mas caliente que Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet, Laura Esquival’s novel and movie, Like Water for Chocolate is a story about a 15 year old Mexicana, Tita, who is forbidden to marry her true love, Pedro, because family tradition forces her, the youngest of three daughters, to care for her mami until her...

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