Creamy Pineapple & Coconut Empanadas {Giveaway}

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Creamy Pineapple & Coconut Empanadas One last sweet treat (and giveaway) before my family arrives for the Holidays.  Creamy empanadas stuffed with pineapple and coconut baked until crisp.  The recipe is from Ericka of Nibbles and Feast. I enjoyed them so much I made them for my tamalada fiesta.  My sister hid them for herself and papi ate 4 in one evening.  That… 

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Avocado Tomatillo Salsa

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  Avocado Tomatillo Salsa   The Posadas are in full swing and we are gearing up for a complete week of celebrations.  Las Posadas begin on December 16 and end on Christmas Eve with the Cena of La Noche Buena. This celebration reenacts Mary and Joseph’s search for shelter in Bethlehem. These processions of los… 

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Chicken and Poblano Tamales with Cilantro Crema

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  Chicken and Poblano Tamales with Cilantro Crema Early December I was invited to attend a Tamalada with Nestle in Los Angeles.  I love tamaladas as we have one every year. Families gather for a day of making tamales, laughs, catching up and great food. In the evening everyone leaves with a few dozen warm… 

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Cinnamon Persimmon Margarita

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  Cinnamon Persimmon Margarita   Last night’s tamalada was a success!!  My family and I enjoyed an evening of making tamales, catching up and laughing.  We slathered masa, generously filled our tamales, loaded our steamers and sat back and sipped on a few margaritas.  The kiddos ran amuck, built a fort and checked in every 5… 

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