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  • Review: Órale Mexican Kitchen in Jersey City
    Review: Órale Mexican Kitchen in Jersey City
    Órale Mexican Kitchen in Jersey City only opened in 2013, but they've been attracting a crowd ever since, and with good reason.With hardwood floors, a touch of graffiti art on the brick wall, back-lit shelves of vibrantly-colored beverages in...
  • Turkey leftovers made Mexican
    Turkey leftovers made Mexican
    Hope everyone had a happy Thanksgiving and that you took time to count your blessings! If you're like most of us, you have plenty of turkey and other trimmings left from yesterday that you're ready to do something with. Many times, I find...
  • Wrap them up or serve them on the side
    Wrap them up or serve them on the side: Hot and spicy refried beans
    Refried beans are quite popular in many Latin countries and are considered a staple of Mexican and Tex-Mex cuisines. Pinto beans are boiled and then fried; later when they are needed for a meal they are then reheated.The definition of refried...
  • Pedro's Bar and Restaurant
    Pedro's of dumbo
    The first thing that comes to mind when you’re in one of the hottest New York City neighborhoods while hungry is “pricey.” Consequently, those who are caught in this predicament aren’t left with many options other than to...
  • Caramba’s Mexican Foods
    Hearty Meals in Surprise, Arizona
    If you’re traveling and looking for Mexican food that is cooked while you wait and priced fair – you have to stop by Caramba’s Mexican Foods in Surprise Arizona. I make it a point on every trip through Arizona to stop and have a...
  • Sweet Potato Black Bean Mexican-Inspired Skillet
    Sweet Potato Black Bean Mexican-Inspired Skillet
    For some reason, nothing says "fall" quite like sweet potatoes. Maybe it's the fact that they're a staple at Thanksgiving, or that their orange hue brings to mind the changing leaves, but for whatever reason, as soon as the...
  • The Book of Life
    Review: 'The Book of Life' is a visual stunner
    “The Book of Life” is a recent computer animated film focusing on the story of Manolo (voiced by Diego Luna), Maria (voiced by Zoe Saldana), and Joaquin (voiced by Channing Tatum), three childhood friends who find themselves caught in...
  • Flan, a traditional Mexican dessert
    Flan, a traditional Mexican dessert
    If you were to consult any Mexican cookbook and look in the dessert section, you would most likely find a recipe for "flan". This is a custard that Mexicans and many Spanish-speaking countries love and prepare for dessert. This is also...
  • Tacos so good you'll think they were magical at Los Cotijas Taco Shop
    Los Cotijas Taco Shop: Magical tacos next to a magical land
    If you've ever driven to the Disneyland Resort in Anaheim, you would know the neighboring cities try very hard to grab business from all the visitors. Large neon signs, dancing sign holders, and monumental building sizes all compete to attract...
  • Crock Pot Enchiladas
    Mexican-style cooking: Crockpot enchiladas for dinner
    Slow cooker meals are a must in a busy family and enchiladas made in a slow cooker that are ready to serve at the end of a hectic day make life a little easier. Crockpot enchiladas are easy to prepare and cost effective. At the end of the day, the...
  • Salsa verde
    Vegetarian cookbook: Shannon's smoky salsa verde recipe
    I created this salsa to serve with vegetarian nachos. It was a great accompaniment!The fresh tomatillos we found at a local farmer's market were quite tart, so I cut the salsa a bit by stirring in some olive oil. Perfect! The jalapenos and...
  • Juan Gabriel still holds strong performing at American Airlines Arena
    El divo Juan Gabriel continues with his Volver tour in Miami
    His rescheduled Volver tour went on as the proclaimed divo de Juarez and I must add of America too, Juan Gabriel, returned to Downtown Miami. Juanga as he’s been affectionately referred as was ready to gift his fans with an exceptional 2.5...
  • Leticias Mexican  Cocina
    Five great Mexican restaurants to dine in Las Vegas
    Craving delicious Mexican food but don't know where to look? Well, look no further. Here are 5 quality Mexican restaurants, in the heart of Las Vegas, that will get your tastebuds kicking!1. Cafe CaseraLocated on Jones Blvd,Cafe Caserais a...
  • Creamy Mexican Carrot Soup and Black Bean Toasts
    Creamy Mexican carrot soup with black bean toasts
    Meatless Monday for vegetarian foodies features recipes that elevate the “dining at home” experience. Mondays won’t be the same once you get a hold of these savory and seasonal dishes. Invite a friend over and start your week...
  • Mexican makeover for pizza
    Mexican makeover for pizza
    It's a common fact that pizza is purely Italian. If you consult an Italian cookbook, however, you'll learn that the true authentic pizza is not made in Italy as it is here in this country! The true Italian pizza is rather basic and doesn&...