Brown Bag It And Save (Your Money and Your Health)

12/05/11 Brown Bag It And Save (Your Money and Your Health)

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As a result of our super-busy days, many aspects of our lives suffer. Nutrition is usually the first one to get neglected. Most meals consist of a quickly-scarfed pile of calories and transfats, which your mami would have a fit about if she knew. We know you don’t have a lot of time to cook, but with Chef Elsie Ramos’ super-easy...

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Tips For A Perfect Turkey

11/24/11 Tips For A Perfect Turkey

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It’s Thanksgiving again! Wow, where did the year go? One minute you’re knocking back margaritas and eating taquitos for Cinco de Mayo, the next the holiday season is in full bloom. That means there’s going to be a lot of turkey eating in the upcoming weeks, so prepare your kitchen and your tummy. Even if you’re not cooking...

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Flan, The Way It Was Meant To Be

11/11/11 Flan, The Way It Was Meant To Be

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There’s nothing quite as heavenly as a sweet, soft flan melting in your mouth. The taste of it is reminiscent of family gatherings and big Sunday lunches at abuelita’s. Every Latina, from Mexico to Argentina, knows what an incomparable treat a well-made flan is, as every Latin American nation has its own version. Flan is...

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Shopping Latino

11/03/11 Shopping Latino

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So you’ve finally decided to take the plunge and cook for your boyfriend. And for your first dish, you are flaunting your Latina-ness and whipping up a scrumptious ajiaco. Now all you need are the ingredients: chicken, corn…and papa criolla. Except where the eff can you buy papas criollas in the States? This is probably not the...

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Autumn Goodies

10/27/11 Autumn Goodies

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Halloween is right around the corner, so it’s time to get your tricks and your treats ready! A saucy chica like you probably has a bag of tricks at the ready at all times, but what about treats? If you feel like springing for something a little more special than store-bought candy for all the Handy Mannys and Dora The Explorers...

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The Truth About Chocolate

10/20/11 The Truth About Chocolate

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OMG, chicas, have you heard about this? It is now officially healthy to eat chocolate! YEESSS!! Pardon us, but we are giddy with excitement (and perhaps a little too much celebratory chocolate). Allow us to explain: a Swedish study has recently found that chocolate consumption helps decrease the risk of cardiovascular diseases –...

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