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Ensalada de Navidad – Christmas Salad

10 servings This fresh, flavorful salad is a classic Mexican Christmas dish. Ingredients 2 small cooked beets, peeled and diced 1 large cooked carrot diced 1 orange, peeled and chopped 1 apple, peeled and diced 1/4 fresh pineapple, peeled, cored and diced 1 large banana, diced 1/2 cup... Read More

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Chocolate Caliente

6 servings Ingredients 6 cups of milk 6 oz  sweet chocolate 6 oz  semi sweet chocolate 1/2 tsp vanilla dash of cinnamon When we are preparing the hot chocolate with  children , we usually sing: "Chocolate, molinillo estirar, estirar, que el demonio va a pasar."   Heat t... Read More

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Calabaza en Tacha

Calabaza en Tacha is another traditional dessert that is prepared during the Fiestas de Muertos.  It is very easy and delicious! Ingredients 1  4 to 5 lbs Pumpkin approx. 8 Cinnamon sticks Juice of 1 Orange 4 cups water 2 lbs Piloncillo ( you can use brown sugar or raw sugar) Cut the ... Read More

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Buñuelos Mexican Sweet Fritters

Buñuelos Sweet Fritters    10 servings Ingredients 2 cups water 1 lb. flour 2 whole eggs 1 egg yolk 1/2 tsp salt 2 tbsp  anisette 9 oz. lard 9 oz. piloncillo -raw sugar Boil one tablespoon anisette in a cup of water and leave to cool. Mix and sift the flour, baking powder and salt. Mix in... Read More

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Atole, word that comes from the Aztec -Nahuatl atolli,  is a traditional hot drink made with masa dough. Chocolate flavored atole is known as champurrado. Atole is frequently served to accompany tamales. 4 servings 5 oz. tortilla- masa dough 2 tbsp. cornstarch 3 cups milk 3 cups water 7... Read More

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From Mexico to the World: Mexican Staple Ingredients

Spanish Long and delectable is the list of ingredients and flavors that Mexico brought to the world. Exotic and spicy flavors with bright colors that invite you to taste them. While many recipes from pre-Columbian times have been forgotten, practically all of the ingredients have survived. Thu... Read More

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