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Food Recipes

Oh, You Thought Vegan Cheese Was Total Crap?

I’m a big fan of cheese—the kind that comes from animals. Vegan cheese? Ugh. Not so much. What even is that??? But I try to be open minded. So I looked into it. I didn’t realize there are so many different varieties. It piqued my interest. Because this is, after …
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Mexican Hot Chocolate – Champurrado

What is Mexican hot chocolate (champurrado) and how is it different from regular hot chocolate? How do you even pronounce champurrado? Fret not, dear reader. You’re about to go on a magical ride. A chocolate-flavored magic ride! This is champurrado: And you can thank the ancient Aztecs and Mayans for …
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20 Best Mulled Wines for a Toasty Winter Evening

Some variation of mulled wine, a spiced warm drink, is popular in countries around the world. While some may use different base liquids or a slightly different ratios of spices, the similarities are very close. From Scandinavia to India, here are 20 of the best mulled wine recipes for a …
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Non-Alcoholic Mulled Wine: Winter Spiced Hibiscus Tea

I’ve never had mulled wine, so when I was reading through the delicious sounding recipes for my mulled wine roundup post, I got intrigued. One of the recipes was for a non-alcoholic mulled wine and that got me thinking. They used a bunch of juice, but also mentioned hibiscus tea—which …
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Creating a Family Coquito Recipe

I’m Puerto Rican on my father’s side, and one thing Puerto Ricans love at Christmas time is coquito. Everyone has an opinion on it, and everyone has a family recipe. Except me. When I asked around no one actually had a recipe for me to make. And with Pandemic ChristmasTM …
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Strawberry Fig Chipotle Jam

This all natural, no-pectin strawberry fig chipotle jam is so tasty! It’s smoky, sweet, and spicy all rolled into one. (If spicy isn’t your bag, simply leave the chipotle out. But I recommend you try it!) What is jam and how is it different from jelly, preserves, etc? I used …
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Sangria: Adult Fruit Punch

Sangria is a cheap and easy drink to make at home. All you need is red wine, brandy, some carbonation, and fruits and you’ll have a delicious wine cocktail that’s just like fruit punch—for adults! Want to skip the history lesson? Jump to the Recipe. Sangria means blood in Spanish. …
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Sourdough Drop Biscuits with Greek Feta & Sun-dried Tomatoes

These sourdough drop biscuits with Greek feta cheese and sun-dried tomatoes are a product of quarantine boredom. And they’re perfect for all that discard you’ve got from your own boredom-induced sourdough baking. Don’t want to read through the story behind the biscuits? Skip down to the recipe. Like everyone else …
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Super Easy Thai Chicken Noodle Soup

Super easy Thai chicken noodle soup can be ready in as long as it takes to boil noodles! Chicken noodle soup is super easy to make. Thai chicken noodle soup ratchets the flavor up a significant amount. But there’s one little cheat code that makes an easy soup SOUPER easy! …
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How to Make Legendary Green Salsa

Today I’m going to share an old family recipe, my dad’s legendary green salsa. This is my dad, Louie. View this post on Instagram   A post shared by Paulette Font-Erato (@pfont) on Jun 4, 2019 at 2:17pm PDT He, despite not being Mexican or a trained chef, is an …