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Traditional Posada Songs

  These are the traditional verses sung in the Posada.  The first group of neighbors that are asking for shelter would sing the verses on the first column. The neighbors responding, either denying shelter or offering their house, would sing the verses on the second column.          ... 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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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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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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Three Kings Day

Three Kings Day Los Reyes Magos

During the era of the kings of France, bread was filled with a lima bean, and the person who found it in his bread would receive the gift that His Highness had prepared for the event.  The idea was to place a lima bean in the bread dough, which was usually filled with fruits like dates and raisins,... Read More
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