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Pineapple Tamales – Tamales de Piña

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  Pineapple Tamales Warm tamales wrapped in corn husks brimming with savory a filling of pork or chicken are a traditional festive meal to celebrate Dia de Los Muertos, Las Posadas, Christmas or Lent. But have you tried sweet tamales? Tamales sweeten with chocolate, nuts, fruits or spices the combinations are endless. Served warm with… 

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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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Pumpkin Pie Tamales

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Hello my food lovers, did you have a fab time Tricking and Treating? Oh, we had a blast as my girlie’s cleaned up our streets as Batgirl and Robin.  So many houses to visit, so little time.   Well now that Halloween has left with a bang shall we discuss Thanksgiving treat ideas?   


Texas Posadas- Pan de Polvo

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Pan de Polvo The Posadas are here! Las Posadas (the inns) begins on December 16 and ends on Christmas Eve with the Cena of La Noche Buena. This nine day celebration reenacts Mary and Joseph’s search for shelter in Bethlehem. The candle-lit processions of los peregrinos (pilgrims) dressed as Mary and Joseph travel from home… 

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Calabacitas {Cooking Light Cookbook Giveaway} #LightenUpAmerica

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Calabacitas Mami used to have a small garden in the backyard.  A tiny rectangular garden she worked on every day the entire year.  The Texas weather graciously allowed her to grow her garden throughout the year.  She planted chiles, tomatoes, green beans and squash (calabacitas). Calabacitas means “little squash” in Spanish.  The chiles were made… 

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