Huevos Rancheros Breakfast Tacos

Huevos Rancheros Breakfast Tacos If my dad (papi) could eat only thing his entire life it would huevos rancheros. He cannot get enough of them. Golden fried eggs served over crispy corn tortillas drowning in a rich homemade ranchero salsa. Served with a heaping spoon of refried beans and a few slices of avocado to… 

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Braised Brisket

Sweet Life Disclosure: This is a compensated post in collaboration with Kikkoman and Latina Bloggers Connect. All opinions are my own. Braised Brisket Texans – Tejanos are obsessed with Brisket.  Here in Texas we grill year round and brisket is hands down a crowd favorite. A few years ago I made almost 20 briskets myself to somewhat understand the… 

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Un Dulce Verano con Hershey’s S’mores

  Un Dulce Verano con Hershey’s S’mores Summer Fun!  Our familia has been enjoying every sun-filled day outside. Whether we head out to the beach, the pool, the local park or head out to the backyard for a day of grilling, sprinklers, movie night and S’mores! All the kids love s’mores … even the adults are… 

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Boozy Affogato

Boozy Affogato I have been enjoying, slurping, and inhaling Affogatos for a long time, but I hadn’t ever tried a boozy version, what’s wrong with me?    Affogato is Italian for “drowned” A classic Italian dessert that consist of ice cream or gelato floating in a sea of espresso or strong coffee. My little brother loves… 

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Chocolate-Dipped Brownie Ice Cream Sandwiches

Chocolate-Dipped Brownie Ice Cream Sandwiches We are having a blast this summer with the new Wilton Ice cream Sandwich baking pan. I LOVE IT! I used my favorite Mexican brownie recipe and dulce de leche ice cream to create these fun summer treats. But hey, it’s summer why not make these ice cream sandwiches to… 

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Tequila-Watermelon Refresco

Tequila-Watermelon Refresco We are Summer chillin’ My little brother is visiting from New York, our entire familia is together, we are feasting and sipping cocktails, life is good. Last night everyone stopped by for dinner and I knew I had to whip up something summery, refreshing and spiked with tequila. We are tequila loving peeps…. 

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Black Bean Tostadas with Green Chile Kiwi Salsa

 Black Bean Tostadas with Green Chile Kiwi Salsa Summer days call for laid back, easy-breezy dinners with the familia. From running to the pool, heading to the beach or spending time with visiting family cranking up the stove, oven is the last thing on my mind.  That’s when these beauties come in – everyone loves… 

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Cilantro-Lime Rice

Cilantro -Lime Rice I made this rice for my niece’s confirmation dinner last May and instantly knew I had to share it with you.  Cilantro and lime make for a tasty combination with rice which is always a great side dish for any family meal.  Be sure to watch the garlic as it browns fairly… 

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