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Added by Christina Gomez-Pina on January 31, 2010 at 11:00pm — No Comments
There are few things that I love more in the world than carne asada. Charred outer edges, succulent, juicy inside, this deliciously marinated beef that is so popular among Mexican food lovers is what family eating is all about. A tasty slice of…Continue
Added by Carolyn Swaney on January 30, 2010 at 8:00pm — No Comments
Barbacoa, let it be said, is NOT barbeque. It's denser and meatier, with a different kind of smokiness and an emphasis on spice over sweetness. It has ground chile paste where barbeque has hickory, dark gamey goat where barbeque has beef. The meat peels off the bone and dissolves in your mouth, piqued by a sip of mezcal with lime and mellowed by smooth black bean paste.
Nestled in northern Spain, the word uttered in the ancestral Basque language of Euskara for “hello” is “kaixo.”
No one knows where this unique, ancient language originated. Except for a few words borrowed from Spanish or French, it sounds like something from well beyond Europe, its harsh phonetics and words full of K’s and X’s sending a clear signal it has no relation to the…
Added by Sara Novak on January 20, 2010 at 11:40am — No Comments
The cheesy goodness of queso fundido is hard to beat. It's one of those dishes that you can adapt with whatever veggies and meats you have available. My favorite style includes mostly grilled ingredients. This reduces the oils involved, since it's easy to "overdo" cheese just a bit, which causes it to separate. Also, you'll have a wonderful balance of strong flavors to go with the cheese. I leave chorizo out of this recipe…Continue
Added by Elianne E. Gonzalez on January 7, 2010 at 12:00pm — No Comments
While most of the world has already begun packing up their trees and ornaments, Spaniards continue on with the festivities that began on Christmas Day, December 25.
On the Twelfth Night of Christmas, the 5th of January, towns all over Spain have floats and parades waiting for the arrival from Bethlehem, los Reyes Magos (the Three Magi or Three Kings). The Three Kings, Melchior, Gaspar and…
Added by Veronica Shine on January 1, 2010 at 6:30am — No Comments