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Picadillo with California Raisins

I worked together with the California Raisin Marketing Board to create this recipe and was compensated for my time. The opinions below are mine and mine alone and do not represent those of the California Raisin Marketing Board. Read more


Gorditas mean “little fat ones” in Spanish, and during the holidays Santa may not be the only one who fits in that category. Calorie counting aside, gorditas are a great traditional Mexican dish that is made year round in Latino households. Cousin to...
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Sweet Pumpkin Tamal Recipe

I am a big fan of this new sweet pumpkin tamal recipe. I only make them at home as we don't make sweet tamales anymore at our family's annual tamalada. I  kinda miss them, but only a handful of cousins and aunts actually like...
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Halloween Fun with Fanta Orange Sugar Cookies

This shop has been compensated by #CollectiveBias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone.We live on a steep (haunted?) hill, therefore trick-or-treaters tend to stay away, but we're suckers for Halloween. With a small group of friends and fiends coming to our...
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Pumpkin Spiced Champurrado with Ambiance Coffee

Disclosure: This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. As always, all opinions are mine alone.This past week my cousin, Nikki came to stay with us. I wanted to make sure we were stocked with all the essentials for her. Nikki is...
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Ancho Chile Roasted Klondike Rose®

This is a sponsored post for Klondike Brands but all opinions are my own.Fall is here, and with it comes holiday entertaining. Skip the bland potatoes and be bold with these spicy spuds.  This dish of ancho chile roasted Klondike Rose® potatoes can be made ahead of time...
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