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10 Ways To Use Canned Fruits And Vegetables

10 ways to use canned fruits and vegetables

If you’re new here, you probably didn’t know this, but Spanglish Spoon wasn’t always called Spanglish Spoon. When I first started blogging, my whole theme was centered around making meals quicker and simpler by using common pantry items. For that reason, I named my blog The Pantry Dish. As my cooking skills evolved and I became more comfortable experimenting with,…

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California Farms, Recipes, Salads

Endive Farming in Sacramento

California Endive Farm Tour 2016

This post is part 2 of a three-part series for the International Food Blogger Conference (IFBC) I attended in Sacramento, CA. In exchange for a discounted ticket, I agreed to share my own personal experience about my time spent at IFBC on Spanglish Spoon. A huge Thank You goes to California Endive Farms for inviting us to their farm. Touring California…

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Appetizers & Snacks, Recipes, Salads

Mexican Hot Dogs

Mexican Hot Dog

Here is a true definition of Spanglish cooking. The reason I love my blog and the food in it. A hot dog in a tortilla, topped with a simple ensalada de nopales. I am a cross-bred cook who loves to take the best of both worlds and bring them together to make my taste buds sing, “halleluiah, give me more!”…

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Brunch, How-to Basics, Recipes, Salads

Beet salad with queso fresco

Beet salad with queso fresco

Beets!  Have you had them before?  In case you didn’t know, beets are a good source of folate, potassium, vitamin C, fiber, and antioxidants.  They also help increase blood circulation and cleanse the liver. Until recently I never used to like them.  The truth is, I never even gave them a chance.  One taste a couple years back and I…

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How-to Basics, Recipes, Salads, Salsas & Condiments

Balsamic Reduction recipe with ideas on how to use it

Balsamic Reduction

One of the few dressings I have been able to enjoy without any digestive issues is balsamic vinegar.  And since I’ve been having more salads these days,  my go-to accompanying salad dressing has been a balsamic reduction sauce. It’s simple to make, but can easily burn if you’re not watching it carefully.   Let me show you how easy it…

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Recipes, Salads

Cucumber & Jicama Citrus Salad

Cucumber & Jicama Citrus Salad

Hot days call for cool snacks!  As a kid, I can remember having a lot of fruit in between meals and being completely content with whatever fruit it was.  A bowl of watermelon or cantaloupe, or even jicama or cucumber with some lemon and salt was plenty to fill my appetite.  A while back I had the craving for just…

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