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Yucatan #Avocados: A New Culinary Discovery

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Happy Monday amigos! I have a very casual post to share with you today, just a little talk about a new type of avocado I discovered this weekend. This giant green fruit you see is called an agucate de Yucatan or Yucatan avocado. I’ve never come across Yucatecan avocados and certainly not such huge ones. […]

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10 Pitahaya Facts and A Refreshing Lime-Pitahaya Summer Drink

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It doesn’t matter if you’ve ever tasted or held one in your hands, I think you’d agree that pitahayas are one of the most interesting, exotic and beautiful fruits in existence. A couple of days ago I got to eat pitahaya again for the second time in my life. Last time I simply ate the […]

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Chorizo and Spinach Tacos + A Couple of Notes on Mexican Cuisine

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Chorizo was one of the best sausages ever invented. Thank you Spain for getting the chorizo movement started. In our modern world not only does Spanish chorizo exist but there’s also Portuguese, Goan, Filipino, Cajun, Mexican, Puerto Rican, Panamanian, Dominican and a ton of South American varieties. This pork sausage has spread around the world […]

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Mostachones: A Mexican Milk Candy with a Love Story

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Have you ever spent a day and a half working on something just to have it go bad and have to start all over again? That’s my story these past 48 hours. So to avoid getting overly frustrated (angry) I thought I’d step aside from that project and share something sweet with you all. Why […]

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Jicama with Lime Juice and Tajin Chile Powder: The Only Mexican Snack You’ll Need This Summer!

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Jic-a-what? Let’s begin with the pronunciation, it is hee-kama. Jicama is a round, hard, watery root vegetable with Mexican origins — in fact the word “jicama” is a (Mexican) Spanish word. Though it was first discovered in what is modern day Mexico, jicama can now be found across other Central, South and North American countries […]

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Bean Stuffed Poblano Peppers with Ancho-Guajillo Chile Sauce for #MeatlessMonday

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So what do you do when you have too many (if that’s possible) poblano peppers and refried beans in your refrigerator? You make bean stuffed peppers! Sometimes when we go grocery shopping I think I forget that we only need food for two. Thankfully hubby and I are pretty good about not wasting food. I’m […]

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58 Mexican Recipes for Cinco de Mayo

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Since people all over the US and some parts of Mexico are gearing up for Cinco de Mayo fiestas, I thought I’d share 58 Mexican recipes to get the party started. Because I now live in Mexico it will be very interesting for me to see how the real locals in Playa observe the holiday […]

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