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Caldo de Camaron
Caldo de Camaron: Mexico's Favorite Winter Soup Recipe

Have you ever been in a Mexican Cantina? Cantinas are establishments of longstanding tradition, and up until recent years, they were the domain of men. You heard me. Men only: no dogs, women, beggars or men in uniform (referring to soldiers) allowed, in that specific order.


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Creamy Crab and Coconut Rice
Colombian Comfort Food: Arroz Atollado

Arroz Atollado is a traditional Colombian dish from the Pacific region of the country, which includes the departments of Nariño, Chocó, Cauca, and El Valle del Cauca.


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Warm Shrimp and Grapefruit Salad
Little Name, Big Flavor: Shrimp and Grapefruit Salad

I'll share a secret: sometimes I cook by color. After a long, cold winter in Canada, the meals coming out of my kitchen start to look, and even feel, a bit tired. That means that the summer brings an injection of color into my food.


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Beach Bound: Octopus Salad
Make This Delish Octopus Salad (It’s Easier Than It Sounds)

Escape to the beach with this sensational summer seafood salad: octopus in a lime vinagrette.


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Baked Coconut Shrimp
Baked Coconut Shrimp

One of my favorite people to follow on Instagram is Latin celebrity chef Marcela Valladolid. The Mexican Food Network star, entrepreneur, and single mom is an avid Instagrammer, sharing daily photos of her life with her 10-year-old son Fausto.


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Spicy Chipotle Salmon
Spicy Chipotle Salmon

Sometimes the best recipes are the simplest and this is one of those dishes, an easy to throw together but oh-so-good spicy chipotle salmon. 


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Chilean Salsa Mariscal for Shellfish
Chilean Salsa Mariscal for Shellfish

Even though I consider myself fairly knowledgeable about the cuisine of our continent, I have yet to visit all of the 3.79 million square miles the Americas encompass. So I have a rather large library of cookbooks, from Uruguay, Guatemala, Puerto Rico, Argentina, Mexico, and points in between.


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Chile Lime Salmon with Caribbean Salsa
Chile Lime Salmon with Caribbean Salsa

For many, the Lenten season can seem a daunting task. Meatless meals mean you forego the option of pulling together a quick sandwich for lunch or racing through the drive thru to pick up burgers for dinner on those hectic days. Trust me we've all been there. 


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Torta de Pescado
Torta de Pescado - Fried Fish Sandwich

So, it’s Lent again. Is it that time of the year when you think you have to give something up? Not in our book.


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Palta Reina Atún
Palta Reina Atún

Palta is Chile’s word for avocado, and they’re one of the country’s most important exports. But not all of the avocados we grow here are shipped north or to Europe.


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