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Apple, Roasted Sweet Potato, and Jalapeño Salad
Apple, Roasted Sweet Potato, and Jalapeño Salad

The first time I tried to make sweet potatoes in my early 20s, the resulting chips were unseasoned, uneven, and raw -- a far cry from my mama’s decadent and syrupy camotes con leche.


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Tequila Poached Pears with Cactus Pear Coulis
Tequila Poached Pears with Cactus Pear Coulis

Poached pears always carry the weight of elegance, finding themselves paraded out during special occasions, or enjoyed with cheese and wine after a fine, rich meal. Heavy stuff for such a small fruit.


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Spicy Mexican Chocolate Tamales
Spicy Mexican Chocolate Tamales

As part of reviving the holiday traditions that have defined our families and communities for years, LatinoFoodie set out to make sweet tamales rather than savory ones this season.


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Robicelli's Coquito Cupcake
Robicelli's Coquito Cupcake

Have you ever had a dessert so good, it inspired a love letter? If not, you’ve never had a Robicelli cupcake.


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From Farm to Table: Heritage Turkeys
From Farm to Table: Heritage Turkeys

Just in time for the holidays: BN Ranch has launched a new web site which, for the first time, gives consumers access to heritage turkeys and grass-feed beef.


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Canary Bean and Chorizo Soup
Canary Bean and Chorizo Soup

Beans are a big part of Colombian and Latin American cuisine. Growing up in my house we ate beans at least three times per week, for breakfast, lunch, or dinner.


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Smoky Chili Pie
Smoky Chili Pie

It’s chili season, hooray! Chili season welcomes big kicks in spice, creamy broths, beer as a drink as well as a vital cooking ingredient, and bowls of that hold a lot more than one serving.


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Pumpkin Spice Oatmeal
Pumpkin Spice Oatmeal

There is something about the fall season, when the flavors of vanilla, cinnamon, and pumpkin are present in every dish, from our coffee to our lunch to our dessert.


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Guisado de Berenjena con Ajo Asado
Guisado de Berenjena con Ajo Asado

Siete Modos de Guisar Berenjena is a traditional Sephardic song from Spain. It’s a favorite song of mine: mystical, modal, and curious, since it’s an ode to stewing eggplant. Here’s the first verse:


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Sopaipillas Pasadas
Sopaipillas Pasadas

As the weather gets cooler and leaves start to change colors, there is no flavor more associated with the season than sweet, spiced pumpkin. From pumpkin ice cream to pumpkin cake, pumpkin lattes and of course pumpkin pie, this orange squash says cozy in no uncertain terms.


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