August 2013

Enjoying the Last Days of Summer

6 comments August 31, 2013
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{Catching Up with me August 2013} I hope you are having a lovely week and enjoying the final days of summer. We had a great summer and took a wonderful family vacation at the beach. My kids loved playing with their cousins, and my husband and I had a relaxing time away from work. I […]

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10 Popsicles (paletas) Recipes

3 comments August 28, 2013
10 Popsicles (paletas) Recipes

Here is the post I shared this week on Parade Magazine’s site: Mango, Passion Fruit, Coconut & More: 10 Exotic Popsicles Recipes. Paletas (popsicles) were a big part of my childhood. My mom makes the best popsicles and I can’t think of a better post to celebrate the last weeks of summer. Check out my list […]

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S’mores Empanadas

11 comments August 26, 2013
Smores Empanadas

Is there another culinary marvel as delicious, internationally recognized, and beloved as the Empanada? I don’t think so! We Latinos truly love our empanadas, in their many and wonderful variations. I am an empanada kind of girl. I really enjoy the whole concept of empanadas. Crust and filling, it’s like having the best of everything […]

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PlanetBox Shuttle

2 comments August 23, 2013
PlanetBox Shuttle

A couple of years ago I posted a review for the “PlanetBox Rover” lunch box. After two years of school lunches, I am very happy to report that my son’s lunch box still looks brand new and we absolutely love it! So, when Caroline from PlanetBox contacted me about their new product the “PlanetBox Shuttle“, […]

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Patacones with Shredded Chicken and Avocado (Patacones con Pollo Desmechado y Aguacate)

10 comments August 21, 2013
Patacones with Shredded Chicken and Avocado (Patacones con Pollo Desmechado y Aguacate)

I have great news to share! I’m a new contributor for Parade Magazine! I am so honored to be writing for this popular American online publication. I will let you know whenever I post a new recipe on Parade.com, so you can go and check them out. I would love to hear what you think.

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Paletas de Arequipe y Coco (Dulce de Leche and Coconut Popsicles)

9 comments August 19, 2013
Paletas de Arequipe y Coco (Dulce de Leche and Coconut Popsicles)

Let me begin by telling you that these Paletas de Arequipe y Coco (Dulce de Leche and Coconut Popsicles) are, by far, the best popsicles (paletas) that I’ve ever made! It’s also among my easiest recipes, consisting of just two ingredients, and requiring very little effort. I have a passion for Dulce de Leche or […]

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Pescado Frito Colombiano (Colombian-Style Fried Whole Fish)

7 comments August 16, 2013
Pescado Frito Colombiano (Colombian-Style Fried Whole Fish)

Today I am sharing with you a true Colombian classic, Pescado Frito Colombiano (Colombian-Style Fried Whole Fish), a very popular dish from the coast of Colombia. The first time I had Pescado Frito was on the beach in Cartagena, Colombia. It was served with patacones (green plantains), coconut rice and a simple tomato salad on […]

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