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Category Archives: Holidays

Independencia de Mexico

Category : Holidays Date : Oct - 09 - 13 Posted by : Alfonso Olvera

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

Ponche Navideño: Punch

Category : Holidays Date : Oct - 09 - 13 Posted by : May

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

Pan de Muerto

Category : Holidays Date : Oct - 08 - 13 Posted by : May

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

Ensalada de Navidad – Christmas Salad

Category : Holidays Date : Oct - 08 - 13 Posted by : May

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

Chocolate Caliente

Category : Holidays Date : Oct - 08 - 13 Posted by : May

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

Calabaza en Tacha

Category : Holidays Date : Oct - 08 - 13 Posted by : May

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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