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Mayan Cocoa Frozen Custard

Frozen custard is luscious, silky, and decadent. When it melts, its creamy richness cools you off as you enjoy the explosion of chocolate flavor. In this recipe, we used our Mayan Cocoa which not only …

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Piña Colada

One sip of this cocktail will take you right to the beach. This creamy, frozen drink is ridiculously easy to drink. There’s a reason you’ll find these in paradise destinations. So make yourself a pitcher …

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Butterfly Horchata

Aguas frescas vendors line parks in Mexico with their rainbow of brightly colored beverages. Of them all, horchata is my favorite. A creamy rice and almond blended brew with wisps of mild flavor from true …

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Limon-Chile Salmon

Sticky Tamarind Salmon

Here’s a stunning, fresh new recipe for your next side of salmon. The sticky tamarind glaze is layered with flavor – toasted cumin for nuttiness and Limón-Chile for a touch of heat. This glaze comes …

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Tostada Salads with Limón-Chile

Here’s a great way to eat healthy and enjoy every bite, colorful tostada salad toppers turbocharged with Limón-Chile! Tostadas are a fried corn tortilla kept flat for easy loading of ingredients and we made two …

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Parilla Piñarita

Happy Cinco de Mayo! Citrus and pineapple combine to quench your thirst in this classic cocktail. Charred pineapple adds extra flavor by fire with a smoky garnish. As if all that wasn’t enough, we rimmed …

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Pasilla Oaxaca Black Bean Dip

We know it’s wrong to have a favorite child, but pasilla Oaxaca reigns as our favorite chile. Don’t tell the others. They are great in their own ways, but pasilla Oaxaca has it all. Piquant …

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Flour Tortillas

Flour Tortillas

It’s no secret that flour tortillas are champions of versatility! You can top them with anything, fill them with anything, and they work great for snacks or for meals. What’s less well known, however, is …

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Chocolate Conchas

Chocolate Conchas

Conchas hold a special place in my heart. Growing up blocks away from a Mexican bakery, I always looked forward to heading over and picking out a rainbow of sweet breads every Sunday. Conchas get …

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Cuban Style Black Bean Soup

Cuban Spiced Black Bean Soup

As the days are getting shorter, the air is getting colder, and here in Seattle the sun is making fewer and fewer public appearances. It can be easy to get lost in the gloomy grey …

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Cuban Picadillo

Cuban Picadillo

Picadillo is a Latin comfort food with many regional variations. Every country has their own version, but ground meat, olives, capers, and raisins are all staples of the dish. Picadillo can be served as a …

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Annatto Oil

Annatto Oil

Annatto seed is used in Latin American and Caribbean cuisine to give food a rich savory flavor and striking color. The tiny, hard seeds are often infused into oil to make them easier to use, …

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Mary’s Salsa Roja

This is my Mom’s recipe. The smell of this sauce perfumed my childhood weekly. Native to Chihuahua in Northern Mexico, this salsa roja is the base for many staple dishes in Mexican cuisine. Guajillo chiles …

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Yucatan Rojo Rub

Mexican Street Corn

Full of flavor and a crowd pleasing party food, Mexican Street Corn has become a seasonal favorite. The rich roasted corn topped with creamy sauce is the perfect base for our Yucatan Rojo Rub. The …

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