Blackberry Jalapeno Margarita

Blackberry Jalapeno Margarita Whether you like them straight up, on the rocks, or fresh from the blender, margaritas are amaazzzing! What better excuse to celebrate the beginning of the weekend or Valentine’s Day than with a margarita made from fresh fruit, plus a spicy kick from pickled jalapenos. And don’t forget National Margarita Day takes… 

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Hibiscus Hanky Panky

Hibiscus Hanky Panky A classic cocktail that originated in the London’s Savoy Hotel’s American Bar in the early 20’s. Similar to a sweet martini the hanky panky features gin, sweet vermouth and fernet.  For those of you not familiar fernet it is an Italian liqueur made of a blend of cardamom, chamomile, rhubarb and saffron…. 

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Avocado Brownies

Sweet Life Disclosure: This is part of a sponsored collaboration with Avocados from Mexico and Latina Mom Bloggers. However, all opinions expressed are my own. Avocado Brownies I recently co-hosted an event with Avocados from Mexico in Houston, Texas to launch their Echale Challenge, more on this below. I served these avocado brownies at the event… 

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Sweet Potato Quesadillas

Sweet Potato Quesadillas Lately my days have been a busy blur of dental appointments, deadlines, party planning and cleaning.   All of this chaos in the midst of fighting a nasty cold had this mami drained. One evening I had no plan or desire to even attempt to make dinner, but with a hungry family I… 

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Easy Chicken Tortas

Easy Chicken Tortas An easy weeknight dinner idea that everyone will love. Tortas are Mexican sandwich that can be eaten cold or warm. These sandwiches can be filled with chicken, beef, pork or grilled vegetables and make the perfect weeknight meal.  I like to rely on my slow cooker on busy weeks and try to… 

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Grapefruit Negroni

Grapefruit Negroni Texas grapefruits are at their peak and I cannot get enough of them. I simply adore them and they are their juiciest right in the midst of winter. I always buy bags and bags of them, always fascinated by their radiant interior that makes a marvelous addition to my winter cocktails. Grapefruit negronis?… 

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How to Make Spicy Micheladas {Video}

How to Make Spicy Micheladas Winter weather getting you down? Well it’s time to turn up the heat in the kitchen and celebrate because today is National Hot Sauce Day! And to celebrate I want to share with you a cocktail that is sure to help beat those winter blues. Spicy Micheladas are simple to… 

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Bean Cheese and Potato Tamales with Roasted Poblano Salsa

Sweet Life Disclosure: This is a sponsored post with Cacique Cheese and Latina Bloggers Connect. Thank you for supporting the companies Sweet Life collaborates with which allows me to create fun and unique recipes.  Bean Cheese and Potato Tamales with Roasted Poblano Salsa I’m ringing in 2015 with a pot of bubbling tamales.  Tamales are a true sign… 

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