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How to make a basic piloncillo syrup

How to make a basic piloncillo syrup

Learn how to make a basic piloncillo syrup with only two ingredients. I’ve been working with piloncillo the last few weeks. Fall is always the right time to start experimenting with piloncillo because anything I do with it entails making some kind of dessert. It’s my favorite sugar to use in any dessert that calls for brown sugar. What I don’t…

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Main Course, Recipes, Salsas & Condiments

Homemade Barbecue Sauce on Smoked Ribs

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This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser.  All opinions are mine alone. #FlavorYourSummer #CollectiveBias I love that grilling season is here.  It means more time outdoors since the sun is out longer, school is out, and more poolside barbecues with friends and family are soon to commence!  Evening dinners outside are the best, aren’t they?…

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Recipes, Salsas & Condiments

Chile Verde Sauce Without Tomatillos

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A Chile Verde sauce with yellow jalapenos, serano chile , and NO tomatillos. This chile verde sauce without tomatillos post was originally published on June 29th, 2012.  It’s one of my most popular recipes searched and pinned. Revisions to the recipe with new images were added April 30th, 2015. Mi salsita favorita – Chile Verde.  Hands down my favorite type…

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Eat Smart, Recipes, Salsas & Condiments

How oils are made

There is a good reason why oils only make up a teeny tiny part of the food pyramid diagram.  We are advised by doctors and nutritionists to use them sparingly, or not at all if possible, but the reality is, it has become a part of our cooking regime for many cultures.  Especially for Latinos!  It could very well be…

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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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