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6 Simple Summer Salmon Recipes
6 Simple Summer Salmon Recipes

Sautéed, smoked, or even added into a breakfast scramble, salmon is one of the most versatile types of fish. It’s delicate, flaky, available year round, and generally approved of by both kids and adults.

It’s also particularly delicious in the summer, when a simple salmon recipe can be made in minutes and served poolside or on your patio. No matter how you prepare it, it will be welcomed at your table. Buen provecho!


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3 Delish Iced Coffee Recipes That Don't Taste Like Flavored Water
3 Delish Iced Coffee Recipes That Don't Taste Like Flavored Water

Bummed out by your same-old, same-old summer iced coffee? You know the one: thin, not quite sweet enough, and full of so much melted ice that it tastes slightly better than water?

Us, too, which is why we created three iced cafecitos that are worthy of Latinos. (Most of us grew up drinking either café con leche or chocolate milk, after all. Why drink something less tasty as adults?)

Click through for the delicious and easy to make iced coffee recipes!


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Foodie Test: How Well Do You Know Peruvian Fruits?
Foodie Test: How Well Do You Know Peruvian Fruits?

Happy Independence Day, Peru! In honor of your cultural richness and vast contributions to the food world, we're testing readers Peruvian foods IQ.

Think you know your fruits and veggies? What do you know of Peruvian jungle fruits?

Peru’s selva alta, the high jungle region in the eastern foothills of the Andes, is home to a cornucopia of fruits. Some, like pineapples, coconuts, melons, and bananas, are familiar. Others are exquisitely exotic curiosities that will surprise and delight foodie travelers.


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9 Summer Ceviches That Are a Cinch to Make
9 Summer Ceviches That Are a Cinch to Make

There's nothing like freshly caught fish, mussels, or shrimp to make you feel like you're on summer vacation. This season, give the grill a night off, and instead mix up one of these cool summer ceviches. There’s no need to cook it; acidic ingredients (think lemons, limes, and vinegar) mimic the chemical reactions caused by heat.

So go ahead, mix up a modern ceviche that serves as both an appetizer and a pre-dinner cocktail. Any one of these 9 summer ceviche recipes is guaranteed to impress your party guests.


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5 Grill Gadgets Every Latin Barbecue Master Must Have
5 Grill Gadgets Every Latin Barbecue Master Must Have

Do you fear the grill? You shouldn’t. Grilling is easy when you have the right gadgets, and Latin foods, in particular, require a specific set of grilling tools.

How do you smoke tacos, for example, without them falling through the grates? For this cooking conundrum and more, we’ve highlighted the five essential gadgets for summer grilling, Latin style. Check them out!


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Become a Grill Master in 5 Simple Steps
Become a Grill Master in 5 Simple Steps

As the saying goes, “If you can’t take the heat, get out of the kitchen.” But what happens when you can’t take the heat outside either?

When we say “heat” we’re talking about the almighty grill, a summer cooking tool that even some of the most accomplished female cooks and chefs are afraid of. Sure, we can whip up any meal behind the stove, but coal-fire grates are another story.

Fear not, chicas! This is your summer to master the grill. Get started now.


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2-Ingredient Ice Cream Recipe (For Real!)
2-Ingredient Ice Cream Recipe (For Real!)

Get ready for this: you can make very rich and very creamy ice cream with just two ingredients. No kidding! And guess what? It's dairy-free! All you need are strawberries and bananas. (The trick is freezing the bananas.)

Don’t believe us? Check out the recipe.

Get the recipe at The Latin Kitchen >>


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21 Colombian Recipes To Make on Colombian Independence Day
21 Colombian Recipes To Make on Colombian Independence Day

On this day in history more than 200 years ago, the people of Bogota took to the streets to squash Spanish rule. Today, we celebrate Colombian Independence Day with foods that honor the country’s national heritage and rich culture.

From the beaches of Cartagena to the jungles surrounding Medellin to the mountains of Bogota, check out the Colombian recipes from across the country. ¡Feliz Día de Independencia, Colombia!


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We All Scream For Ice Cream: Make These Delish Helados for Nat'l Ice Cream Day
We All Scream For Ice Cream: Make These Delish Helados for Nat'l Ice Cream Day

Whether it's a giant scoop of helado, a cold paleta, or a sundae drizzled with dulce de leche and covered in chocolate, nothing says summer like ice cream. No matter your age, ice cream is the perfect treat for keeping cool, and with the summer weather at its peak, there’s no better time to whip up an ice cream dessert.


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4 Ice Cream Cake Recipes That Will Melt Your Heart and Please Your Belly
4 Ice Cream Cake Recipes That Will Melt Your Heart and Please Your Belly

No, the thermometer isn't broken. It really is that hot out. But instead of loathing the heat, celebrate it with happy hours al fresco, gallons of iced coffee, and of course, plenty of ice cream.

Cool and refreshing, nothing says summer like ice cream, and with these ice cream cakes, you'll be the hit of every barbecue, picnic, and fiesta. Make an extra to stash in the freezer for yourself. We won’t tell. 


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