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Noche Buena Christmas in Mexico Copy

by May Herz What a wonderful season December is in Mexico: Piñatas, Pastorelas, Posadas.... We have just finished the Día de Muertos festivities, and now the market where I usually shop, and where the famous painter Frida Kahlo also used to get her flowers and food, is completely transformed... Read More

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Carry on the Tradition: Stage Your Own Pastorela

Read it in Spanish by Angelica Galicia Writing and staging a pastorela is a highly entertaining activity, and because of this, almost every Mexican school produces one with its students to celebrate Christmas. The basic argument of every pastorela consists in the vicissitudes of some she... Read More

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Buñuelos de Navidad Recipe – Christmas 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 the eggs, ... 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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