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Red Chile Chicken Pozole Recipe | Pozole De Pollo Con Chile Rojo

Pozole is a traditional Mexican dish made with hominy, meat, chile sauce and garnish.  The soup has a historical background as well.  During the Aztec periods, maize was very sacred and only eaten as part of a community ritual.  The dish was also mentioned in historical Spaniards books.  The recipe has changes significantly, especially the meat used, but hominy remains the main ingredient of the … [Read More...]

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2019 Travel Guide | National Parks Park FREE Dates

              National Park Service announced the park fee-free dates at our National Parks.  With over 400 National parks, it difficult to just pick one favorite park.   There are the majestic views of Yellowstone National Park and the beautiful landscape of White Sands National Park to name a few. Park […]

2019 Travel Guide – Rejuvenating Our Souls with a Pacific Crest Trail Hike

We headed out to the Pacific Crest trail via White Water Canyon Preserve with our PCT association guides and wandered through the PCT trail.  On the Pacific Crest trail we found several flowers in bloom, a great landscape and reminder of beauty in the desert.   We also stood in the middle of a PCT landmark with the […]

2019 Socal Roadtrip – Inland Empire Splash Pads

June is just beginning, but the summer heat has already shown up in the Inland Empire. A splash pad – a recreation area with no or little standing water – is a great place to cool off in the summer heat without all the stress of going to the neighborhood pool. A splash pad is something […]

Traditional Recipes:

Traditional Holiday Recipes | Favorite Hispanic Soups

It’s time to celebrate the holidays with favorite latino soups.   Whether you are latino or not, making a traditional soup is a great way to learn and celebrate latino culture, traditions and history.   My favorite traditional recipes include Caldo de Pollo, Caldo de Res and Red Chicken Pozole.  Caldos served with condiments are full […]

Sweet Pineapple Tamales | Tamales De Dulce

We look forward to cooking tamales every year in our home. It’s a family tradition to gather around the table with all the prepared ingredients and assemble tamales.  Everyone in our family participates in the tamale assembly, also known as a Tamalada.   Whether you are relative or neighbor just stopping by, you become a […]

Traditional Holiday Recipes | Fried Catfish & Fried Walleye Recipe

One of my families favorite recipes during the holidays is fried fish!  We’re a multicultural family and we like to mix up our tamales, pozole and champurado with a little bit of southern fried cooking during the holidays.  I’ve been watching my husband make fried fish for years and have mastered the recipe.   I […]

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2019 Travel Guide | Roadtrip To White Sands National Monument, New Mexico

My heritage is both Mexican and American with a huge influence on Latino culture due to my upbringing by a Latina Mom in Mexico and border town of San Ysidro, CA.  I embrace my bicultural heritage and through the Latino Heritage road trip discovered Hispanic Heritage across America and influence of Hispanics in each of […]

Best Places To Travel Summer 2018:

2019 Travel Guide | Remembering The Living Memorial To The Holocaust

The living memorial to the Holocaust provided a powerful lesson in the fragility of freedom. I toured the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington, DC. As the permanent exhibits start, we were given an “identification card.” The card provided biographical information and a photo of a real person who lived during the Holocaust. The entrance […]

2019 Travel Guide – Inland Empire Waterparks

There are several Inland Empire waterparks  and regional park options for cooling off this summer. Rent a cabana or bring a beach blanket and go for a wet n’ wild time! Summer heat is upon us and, while splashing in a pool or running through a sprinkler can be fun, it’s nice to take a day […]

2019 Travel Guide – Roadtrip to Temecula Winery Getaway

There are many things to do in Inland Empire, but the jewel of the valley is Temecula Wine Country.  Temecula Wine Country is a little known secret nestled between San Diego and Los Angeles and offers a variety of options for a romantic getaway or a getaway with friends.  Whether you are a foodie and […]

2019 Travel Guide – Oceanside Pier

Oceanside Beach is one of my favorite beaches to capture a sunset!  You can stroll down the pier, listen to the waves, enjoy lunch at the local diner on the pier and watch a beautiful sunset.  It is also one of the friendliest places to park your car, go fishing, enjoy the sun, a stroll […]

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