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Recipe for Piggy Cookies

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These cookies go by the many endearing names for pigs in Spanish: cerdito, cochinito, marranito, or puerquito. This is the recipe that is the most requested on my blog by Mexicans living abroad. The piggies’ honeyed nuttiness comes from…
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Coconut, Pineapple & Rum Cupcakes

Editor’s Note: Here’s a different take on traditional Valentine’s Day treats; go tropical!  Also, here is more visual inspiration for your Valentine’s Day Decorating! [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8tqVNGuvOR4[/youtube] Coconut…

The Sweet Life: Super Easy Chocolate Truffles

Chocolate truffles are sophisticated, rich, and very simple to make. They’re delicious as gifts or just as a treat for yourself. Why not? FANCY THEM UP, PAIR THEM WITH WINE The secret lies in matching strong chocolates with full-bodied…

Happy New Year! 12 Grape Champagne Gelatina Recipe

At the stroke of midnight, my family has always followed the 12 grapes tradition. Gobbling down 12 grapes and reminding all the young ones in the tribe that the grapes will bring you great luck in the New Year. GOING MODERN As an adult,…
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Latino Christmas Recipe: Abuelita's Mazapán de Toledo

Christmas would not be Christmas without sugary treats. Turrón and mazapán are two traditional holiday sweets enjoyed in many Latin countries. Mazapán, or marzipan, is a typical Spanish Christmas delight that is easy to make at home with…
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Christmas Cookies with Latin Flair

I fell in love with these christmas cookies the first time I visited Mexico City. I attended a December wedding and, along with lots of delicious, fresh food, these little cookies were served at each table. They called the cookies Polvorones…

Holiday Treats: The Best Buñuelos Recipe

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I love sweets! They have always been my favorite. It doesn’t really matter what kind they are, as long as they are sweet, I’m pretty much a happy camper. When I was younger I actually used to help my mom make buñuelos on special occasions.…

Gluten-Free Chocolate Cake with Marshmallow Frosting

Gluten-free cake recipes are becoming increasingly popular as unfortunately celiac disease seems to be more and more prevalent. Gluten-Free Chocolate Cake with fluffy Marshmallow Frosting is also a fabulous birthday treat for children and…
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Eva Longoria’s Mexican Wedding Cookies Recipe

UPDATED August 1st, 2016 Eva Longoria has the best Mexican Wedding cookies recipe! Here she shares with our readers how to bake them easily. One year when I was very young I wanted to give pan de polvo, also called Mexican wedding cookies,…