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Strawberry Lemonade

Strawberry Lemonade Recipe

My dear friends, you have been on my mind a great deal these last few weeks. If you’ve visited Spanglish Spoon in the past, you already know there have been quite a bit of changes around here. I would have liked these changes to come with at least a little bit of a warning, but sometimes life doesn’t go the…

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Agua de Melón | Cantaloupe Agua Fresca

Cantaloupe agua fresca

When I was a young girl I could eat an entire half of a cantaloupe. I’d cut it in half, grab a spoon, hold the cantaloupe over the trash, scoop out all the seeds, and eat the entire half with a spoon. All summer long, Cantaloupe was my BFF. Agua de melón is no different. Anytime I see it at a…

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How to make Horchata

How to make agua de horchata

Horchata is a Mexican rice water drink that I have loved since I don’t know when.  It was probably about eight years ago when my Tia Sandra taught me how to make it.  She’s the only one in our family who makes it. One day I was at her house and I opened the fridge to get something and saw…

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Cherry Hibiscus Juice

Cherry Hibiscus Juice

I was going to start by saying Agua de Jamaica (pronounced ha-my-ka) is my second favorite Agua fresca (the first being Horchata), but let’s face it, they all rank high on my list of faves.  It’s a simple, refreshing, slightly tart tea that is very similar to cranberry juice. This version of agua de Jamaica  (or Hibiscus water) is packed with loads…

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Jugo de Naranja y Mango

One of the great blessings of spring is that it marks the beginning of an abundance of sweeter fruits.  I love walking into a grocery store during this time of the year knowing I can find sweet and juicy ripe mangos to bring home.  Mangos are one of our favorite fruits as a family, so during the summer we make…

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