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Fire Up the Grill! Here are the Best Barbecue Recipes You've Ever Had
Fire Up the Grill! Here are the Best Barbecue Recipes You'll Ever Try

It’s summertime, which means it's time to fire up the grill and invite your 400 closest friends over for a pool party!

In celebration of the warm weather and National Barbecue Month (May!), we’ve put together a few of the smokiest, sauciest, and sweetest barbecue recipes we’ve ever seen, and because we’re nice like that, we’re passing them on to you. Enjoy!


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Food 411: Celebrate Paraguay's Independence Day with the National Cuisine!
Food 411: Celebrate Paraguay's Independence Day with the National Cuisine!

Paraguay: it’s the small but proud country sandwiched between Brazil, Bolivia and Argentina at the top of the skinny leg that juts out from South America’s otherwise rotund body.

Often forgotten in favor of its louder, larger neighbors, today we’re giving Paraguay, which celebrates its Independence Day, the due it deserves.

Click here to learn about Paraguayan food and how it differs from other Latin cuisines.   


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Bake This Now: The Best Apple Pie Recipe in Human History
Bake This Now: The Best Apple Pie Recipe in Human History

In honor of National Apple Pie Day – it’s officially today, but really, when is it not Apple Pie Day? – we’re offering up our all time fave apple pie recipe. This version is an updated version of your abuela’s apple pie. (It’s got tequila in it!)

Make it tonight or tomorrow or for your Memorial Day barbecue or July 4th picnic. Like we said, every day is Apple Pie Day in our book.


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Want to Be Mom's Favorite Child? Make One of These Recipes for Her on Mother's Day!
Want to Be Mom's Favorite Child? Make One of These Recipes for Her on Mother's Day!

Food is as much a part of Mother’s Day as anything, and since a lot of us will be heading into the kitchen this weekend to cook mami a very special meal – perhaps the only meal you cook her all year – we asked our favorite Latino chefs for their best loved recipes from mom.

Click through to find the perfect dish to make for your mom this Mother’s Day.


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3 Foolproof Cures for Your Cinco de Drinko Hangover (or Any Hangover)
3 Foolproof Cures for Your Cinco de Drinko Hangover (or Any Hangover)

Did last night’s Cinco de Drinko fiesta leave you with a painful case of the fuzzies this morning? Never fear, we’ve got the cure.

Here, a collection of the best home remedies for hangovers.

Sadly, we don’t have the cure for the drunken dance moves your friends caught on camera on posted to your Instagram. Sorry… 

Get the recipes at The Latin Kitchen >>>


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Macho de Mayo: 6 Man-Strength Cocktails to Get Your Cinco de Drinko Game On
Macho de Mayo: 6 Man-Strength Cocktails to Get Your Cinco de Drinko Game On

Happy Macho de Mayo (aka Manly Cinco de Mayo)!

That's right, this Cinco de Mayo we're straying from the ubiquitous sweet and sour, frothy and fruity cocktails and sugar-rimmed glasses, and instead serving up man-strength cocktails that will get you tipsy in just one sipsy

Want to have fun on Cinco de Mayo? (And possibly, not remember it come el seis de Mayo?) Check out these 6 super-powered drinks guaranteed to take your Cinco de Mayo party to the next level.


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7 Cinco de Drinko Personalities & The Cocktails They'll Be Chugging
7 Cinco de Drinko Personalities & The Cocktails They'll Be Chugging

There are three things you’re guaranteed to see on Cinco de Mayo: sombreros, guac, and a boat ton of crazies knocking back cocktails as though they’re competing for a free “I Got Wasted on Cinco de Drinko” tee shirt. Without question, Cinco de Mayo brings out the party in party animals.

With this in mind, we’ve enumerated the 7 types of drunks you’ll meet on Cinco de Mayo and what they’ll be drinking. Watch out for these lunatics (and maybe have what they’re having).


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Mad About Micheladas: 3 Mexican Beer Cocktails for Cinco de Mayo
Mad About Micheladas: 3 Mexican Beer Cocktails for Cinco de Mayo

Cinco de Mayo is just around the corner, and with less than a week to prepare, we thought it time to start rolling out the recipes. We’re starting with drinks. (That’s the most important part of the party anyway, right?)

Here, three make-at-home micheladas recipes that scream “drink me now!”

Get the recipes at The Latin Kitchen >>>


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6 Gluten-Free Bread Recipes Everyone Can Eat
6 Gluten-Free Bread Recipes Everyone Can Eat

Love bread but can't have gluten? You're not alone.

Whether slathered in butter, served crusty with warm queso or fondue, or dipped in soups and broths to sop up the last bit of savory goodness, nothing delights the palate quite like bread. Unfortunately, if you're gluten intolerant, you can't partake in all that mouthwatering yumminess.

Good news, though. The recipes here are for gluten-free breads only, and they're so good that even if you can eat gluten, you'll want to devour them anyway!  


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Jungle Cuisine: Check Out the Wild Foods of the Amazon
Jungle Cuisine: Check Out the Wild Foods of the Amazon

What does one eat in the Peruvian Amazon? Jungle cuisine, of course. And what is jungle cuisine? Larvae, leaves, and root vegetables, of course!

We know what you’re thinking. It doesn’t exactly make the mouth water. But before you turn on your “No, thank you” auto-reply, click through for a look at what Peru’s indigenous Amazonian people call dinner. We’ve got more food habits in common than you think!


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