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5 Eco-Friendly Kitchen Tools Your Kitchen (and Earth) Will Thank You For
5 Eco-Friendly Kitchen Tools Your Kitchen (and Earth) Will Thank You For

In addition to New Year’s resolutions related to weight loss are those related to “doing good” for the environment. If your New Year’s resolutions include a pledge to be more environmentally conscious – namely, to reduce your impact on la Pachamama – your choice of cooking tools plays a role.

Here, 5 eco-friendly kitchen tools for the culinary environmentalist.


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Top Fine Dining Restaurants in Cusco, Peru
Top Fine Dining Restaurants in Cusco, Peru

Peru has been on the radar of global foodies for a while now, thanks in large part to Chef Gastón Acurio and Mistura, Cusco's very large and increasingly popular annual food festival. Among Peru's many fabulous restaurants and food stalls are a host of fine dining establishments that highlight the rich array of Peruvian cusine.

Here, a selection of the country's best. 


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3 Nutritious (and Delicious) Recipes to Boost Your Heart Health
3 Nutritious (and Delicious) Recipes to Boost Your Heart Health

As February, a month that spotlights issues related to heart health, comes to a close, we're focusing on ways to stay healthy all year long. A balanced diet is the first thing that comes to mind.

But don't worry, eating right doesn't have to mean boring meals composed of kale, carrots and spinach (though we do love these ingredients!). Here, three Latin recipes that have all the flavor you crave without the fat, cholesterol and sodium you don't. Trust us, your heart – and your tastebuds – will thank us.


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Easy Oscar Party Ideas: Recipes, Decorating, and Games
Easy Oscar Party Ideas: Recipes, Decorating, and Games

Hosting an Oscar party? We are, and here's how we're planning and executing it in under three hours. From awesome Oscar party recipes to festive decorations and movie-themed games, here's how to throw the best party you've even hosted or attended. Happy viewing!

Get the tips at The Latin Kitchen >>>


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5 Afro-Latin Chefs You Should Know
5 Afro-Latin Chefs You Should Know

When it comes to fusion food, few cuisines combine as well as those of Africa and Latin America. From plantains to peppers, tropical fruits to tubers, common ingredients abound.

And there are many chefs influenced by both cultures. Here, in honor and celebration of Black History Month, are just a few Afro-Latin chefs making their mark in the U.S.

Meet the chefs at The Latin Kitchen >>>


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Latin Chefs We Love Star in SOBEWFF 2015 Events
Latin Chefs We Love Star in SOBEWFF 2015 Events

It's February, which means the start of the 2015 food festivals. First up, South Beach Food & Wine, a four day food-tastic celebration of all things culinary. As usual, this year's talent is phenomenal, and includes both big name and up-and-coming Latin chefs.

Here, a list of those we're most looking forward to seeing. Happy SOBEWFF 2015!


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5 Lovely Valentine's Day Desserts
5 Lovely Valentine's Day Desserts

Chocolates and flowers are Valentine's Day staples. But instead of boring boxed chocolates and flowers that are limp two days later, why not mix up your romance repertoire and make homemade sweets for the one you adore?

Here, recipes for a few Valentine's Day desserts we wouldn't mind receiving. After all, there's nothing sexier than sweetness. Happy Valentine's Day!


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NBA Players' 5 Favorite Latin Meals For All-Star Weekend!
NBA Players' 5 Favorite Latin Meals For All-Star Weekend!

Just when you thought you were in the middle of a sports dessert, you realize, it's the NBA All Star Weekend! For three days, the league's best players will be hitting New York City for friendly games, dunk contests, skills test, and all around sports spectacles.


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Celebrity Food Obsessions Revealed
Celebrity Food Obsessions Revealed

The 57th annual Grammy Awards will air this Sunday, which got us thinking about celebrity food obsessions. Beyonce makes her own guacamole....What?

Check out the other celebs who have a hankering for Latin food. You might be surprised!

Read the story at The Latin Kitchen >>>


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If Grammy Nominees Were Food... Sweet Cake Pop or Smooth Cuba Libre?
If Grammy Nominees Were Food... Sweet Cake Pop or Smooth Cuba Libre?

The Grammy Awards are fast approaching, which means celebsession - translation: celebrity obsession, and yes, you may use it - is in full swing. But while many are wondering what the stars will wear or who they'll snub (a la Kanye and Taylor Swift circa 2009 VMA's), we are, as usual, focused on all things food.


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