Different Types of Empanadas

09/13/10 Different Types of Empanadas

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Latinos have a common language we all use to communicate with each other. No, not Spanish. It’s food, chicas! America has burgers. Latin America has empanadas. From Chile to Cuba, to Mexico and Puerto Rico, almost every country in Latin America and the Caribbean has some variation of the empanada. So move aside rice and beans,...

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Licuados, The Latina’s Answer To Smoothies

09/07/10 Licuados, The Latina’s Answer To Smoothies

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Let’s face it chicas, we’re at a point where if you’re not ready to make some life changes to be healthier and more eco-friendly, you’re what we’d say, “last season!”. Not only can we make earth a better place for ourselves, our future, and those of our families, it is also super chic to...

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Must-Haves From a Latina Chef

09/01/10 Must-Haves From a Latina Chef

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Chef Elsie Ramos may have heard the now famous Gordon Ramsay catchphrase “Shut it Down” one too many times when she was a contestant on season one of Hell’s Kitchen, but no one is shutting down this culinary diva anytime soon. Knowing all too well about the on-the-go, modern Latina lifestyle that keeps us...

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Delicious Agua Fresca Recipe

08/26/10 Delicious Agua Fresca Recipe

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There’s nothing quite like a cool drink on a hot summer day. And if that drink just happens to be healthy and a nod to your heritage at the same time, well that’s just an awesome two-for-one bonus. The lip-smacking goodness that are aguas frescas originated in Mexico, but they’re popularity has spread throughout...

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Basic Spices You Need As A Latina

07/09/10 Basic Spices You Need As A Latina

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Ask anyone to describe Latinas, and ‘spicy’ is sure to be one of the top five terms. Our flavor, both in and out of the kitchen, is what we’re known for. But for the purposes of this article we are going to concentrate on culinary spice only. What are the seasonings that every Latina should always have in her...

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Barbeque Latin Style

07/02/10 Barbeque Latin Style

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Set those fireworks ablaze mija, the Fourth is here! Just because we’re living the American dream doesn’t mean we have to forget our own culture and traditions. Revel in your biculturalism by celebrating the most American of all holidays with a bit of Latino style! How to do this? Add some Latin flavors to your...

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