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Pickled Red Onions

 Pickled Red Onions I love pickled onions!  These onions make everything from tacos to nachos to tostadas even more delicious.  I make them at least once a week and recently enjoyed them with slow cooked pork, pictured below – cochinita pibil. One of the earliest recipes I tried from Cooking Light, these onions are a… 

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Dia de Los Muertos – Marigold Margarita

Marigold Margarita Tequila infused with marigolds is at the base of this floral margarita.  I made the marigold infused tequila in honor of my abuelito for Dia de Los Muertos.  With a splash of fresh citrus juice, served chilled this margarita is a flowery delight. Many of my margaritas are made by the pitcher or… 

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Slow Cooker Posole {Giveaway}

Slow Cooker Posole A hearty Mexican soup posole (pozole) can be made with chicken or pork. A wonderful fall or winter treat posole is a family favorite during the Holiday season and was one of my biggest cravings when I was pregnant with my second child. I craved it so much that often had my… 

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Homesick Texan’s Caballero Cookies – Byte of Texas

Caballero Cookies I met Lisa Fain from Homesick Texan y’all!  I was fortunate to attend the first-ever conference, Byte of Texas hosted by Austin Food Blogger Alliance in Austin, Texas.  The two-day conference was held in the Bullock Texas State History museum focused on sharing the love of food by preserving and cultivating the food… 

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Dia de Los Muertos – Marigold Infused Tequila

 Dia de Los Muertos – Infused Marigold Tequila I like to think that if my abuelito still lived today we would make quite the pair.  A quiet, reserved man with a cheerful sparkle in his eyes enjoyed a good stiff drink after a long day at work.  Papi, my dad adored him. It was sweet… 

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Creamy Pumpkin Cheese Sauce

 Creamy Pumpkin Cheese Sauce My kids love pasta and I enjoy the simplicity of combining a few quality ingredients to create dinner in a flash.  When HEB reached out and asked me to create a recipe using their primo picks I was excited to see pasta and pumpkin. Tis the season for dreamy, creamy pumpkin!… 

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Easy Enfrijoladas

Easy Enfrijoladas I can always count on my beloved beans to wrap me in comfort on a hectic day. Frijoles de Olla are a staple in my weekly menu. With eggs for breakfast, smashed into a quesadilla or simply with a few avocado slices and a slice of queso beans are so versatile. Last week… 

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Game Day Appetizers with Kendall-Jackson Wine

Game day is the perfect opportunity to invite over a few friends over to cheer on your favorite football team as you enjoy a few appetizers. Quick, delicious appetizers are an easy way to feed a crowd while ensuring everyone stays satisfied for the entire four quarters. No game plan? Don’t worry I’ve got you… 

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