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Independencia de Mexico - Book Cover

Independencia de Mexico

Unscramble each of the clue words. Copy the letters in the numbered cells to other cells with the same number. Answers (not in order): liberty , flag, Spain, fireworks, independence, Virgen de Guadalupe, fiesta, el grito, conquest, September, Hidalgo, Nueva España , zocalo, Mexico. ... Read More

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Cocktail Recipes

Tequila Cocktail 1 jigger - Shot  Tequila ½ oz grenadine 1 lime juiced Mix al ingredients and pour over crushed ice in a champagne glass. Serve with straw. Tequila Sunrise There are two variations of this very popular cocktail. The name comes from the coloring of the drink that looks like the ... Read More

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Tamales de Dulce: Sweet Tamales

Ingredients 24 Tamales 2 dozen dried cornhusks (can be substituted with 8" X 4" sheets of kitchen parchment) 2 cups. masa harina (corn flower) ⅓ cup lard (can be substituted with margarine or unsalted butter) 1½ tsp baking powder 1½ tsp salt 1½ cups warm stock ½-1 cups su... Read More

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Ponche Navideño: Punch

Nothing like a good Ponche to fight the cold temperatures and enjoy the Holidays... 12 quarts water 10 oz tejocotes 6 oz walnuts 5 oranges juiced 8 guavas 4 sugar canes 10 oz prunes 3 sticks cinnamon 2 lb. sugar 1 quart brandy (optional) Wash fruit. Cut the sugar cane into s... Read More

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Pan de Muerto

Ingredients 1½ cups Flour  ½ cups Sugar  1t Salt 2 Packets Dry Yeast 1t Anis Seed ½ cup Milk ½ cup Water ½ cup Butter 4  Eggs 4½ cups Flour Instructions Mix all dry ingredients together except the 4 1/2 cups of flour In a small pan, heat the milk, the water, and the butter.... Read More

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Cajeta ~ Dulce de Leche

Cajeta, also known as dulce de leche, is a hispanic sweet thick milk caramel syrup.  In Mexico this sweet confection is know as cajeta and in other Spanish speaking countries it is called dulce de leche. You can use it as a delicious spread for toast, hotcakes, churros, cookies and icecream!  ... Read More

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