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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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Gluten-Free Almond Flour Pecan Pie

Editor’s Note: Going gluten-free for the holidays is made easy with this great recipe for a Thanksgiving classic: Pecan Pie. Read Related: Gluten-Free Lime Cupcakes GLUTEN-FREE PECAN PIE Serves: 8 Ingredients 1½ cups 2 tablespoons…
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National Empanada Day: Sweet Potato Empanadas with Pecans

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Editor’s Note: April 8 is National Empanada Day and Mamiverse is celebrating with a sweet empanada that is sure to put you in a festive mood.   This South Texas weather has got me craving sweet earthy flavors y’all! Temperatures…
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Sweet Mexico! New Mexican Dessert Classics

I love the bold, freewheeling creativity of Mexican cuisine, the kind of imagination that combines chicken with chocolate, or Coca Cola with shredded pork. And yet in many Mexican restaurants, the creativity seems to run out at dessert, which…

Three Empanadas: 1 Dough, 3 Fillings, Endless Possibilities

Empanadas are like meatballs: everyone’s got their recipe. Master the dough (or pick a perfect store-bought substitute) and your imagination is the only limit to the possibilities. Served hot, warm, room temperature or cold, empanadas…