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Maggie Jimenez’s Ham & Cheese Stuffed Chayote Recipe

Chayote is a gourd-like fruit similar to cucumbers, squash and melon. It is usually cooked like a summer squash, and sometimes less so to retain its crispness. Although most people are familiar only with the fruit as being edible, the root,…

Corn on the Cob Redefined

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Corn on the cob brings back childhood memories of barbecues and summer family gatherings. We’d get special permission to stay up late and count the stars as they emerged from the dark blue blanket of sky above us. These days, I’m often…
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Healthy Options: Vegetarian Mofongo with Salsa Criolla

Editor’s Note: Many of us are always looking for ways to enjoy our traditional dishes yet at the same time perhaps lighten them up with a healthier, yet still flavorful spin. This recipe comes our way from the Laurie M. Tisch Illumination…
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Avocado Inspirations: Three Tasty Avocado Recipes

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Of the ingredients I like most, my favorite without a doubt, is the avocado. So, I am sharing with you all some recipes that are easy to make, delicious, and above all, healthy. Here’s to cooking with Mexican avocados. Bon appetit! Read…
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Super Bowl Snack: Sausage Mushroom Lasagna Cupcakes

With the cold weather upon us and hearty foods shouting our names, it's time to pull out one of my favorite dishes to serve anytime of the year...the Lasagna Cup. They are the perfect appetizer, mini meal, or just a way to enjoy a handheld…
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Rajas Poblanas (Roasted Poblano Chile Strips) Recipe

The holidays might have put a big dent in our daily food budgets but that doesn’t mean we have to skimp on flavor and ease of preparation. These Rajas Poblanas fit the bill perfectly! This very simple recipe has many applications. Try it…
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Easy, Elegant Holiday Side: Sautéed Onions, Chestnuts, & Bacon

Editor's Note: We want to make sure and get an early start with Thanksgiving Sides that will wow your friends and family.  David Leite offers this recipe that is easy, elegant, and oh-so-delicious. What I love about this recipe—well,…

Aaron Sanchez' Perfect Mole

Chef, restaurateur,and cookbook author, Aaron Sanchez offers us his favorite preparation of mole using chiles, dried fruit, and of course, Mexican chocolate. This recipe makes a large amount which can keep for up to two weeks in the refrigerator…

Caribbean Potato Salad from Goya®

Easy Caribbean Potato Salad with Vegetables Peek into the kitchen of Puerto Rican and Dominican homes during any family fiesta and you’re sure to find this Caribbean Potato Salad. And for good reason! Chock-full of veggies, flavored with…