This is a sponsored post by Cacique Inc. All opinions are my own.There are few ingredients that call my name like cheese does. So partnering to work with Cacique, the number one brand of Mexican cheeses, is a dream come true....Read more
I was this close (pinching fingers together) to becoming a baker. But the 2 a.m. start times quickly swayed me into a culinary tract in school. Still, those two baking courses at Le Cordon Bleu aroused within me a yearning to bake.The soft, fluffy...Read more
When faced with adversity, make cheese.That's the story of a young immigrant couple back in the 1970s who began their journey making a life for themselves and their children in the United States. From selling cheese store to store in the back of their...Read more
I've always found it a bit strange that in my predominantly Latino community we celebrate St. Patrick's Day. There are no parades like on the east coast, but it is definitely "celebrated."
Rather than squeeze my way...
This is a sponsored post by Cacique Inc. All opinions are my own.Gorditas mean “little fat ones” in Spanish, and during big family dinners it also means full, satisfied pansas. Making gorditas with Cacique's Queso Enchilado is a special treat that does...Read more
There are times when people introduce me to friends as a "foodie" and I feel somewhat of an impostor. It happens especially when I think of my relationship and knowledge of ancient grains. Let's face it, growing up the extent of grains served were...Read more
I am not sure why I don't make tostadas more at home? Think about it. You have a crispy corn tortilla that carries frijoles, juicy meat, and host of fresh and delicious ingredients. And, if you're thinking about your waistline and incorporating more greens...Read more
As a big boy who sometimes feels like a tamal in certain clothes, I often seek out a healthier version of traditional Mexican dishes. I want all the flavor, but realized I need to make smarter choices in the preparation and ingredients. I developed...Read more
In my quest to add more fiber to my diet, I've been looking at various dishes with legumes. I ran across an old recipe from a magazine that I had cut out YEARS AGO for Split Pea Soup with Ham. The soup's texture becomes...Read more
This is a compensated campaign in collaboration with Farmland® and Latina Bloggers Connect but all opinions are all my own.When Queso Fundido comes to the table bubbling hot, my eyes open wide and my mouth begins to water. It’s my automatic response to cheese....Read more