Steve King
Steve King, Paula Deen and 6 Other Notorious Racists!
By Latina Staff | 07/24/2013 - 13:19

We have to admit, it broke our hearts to hear that Paula Deen made racist remarks. She was one of the many reasons we tuned in to the Food Network (who doesn't want to watch things cooked in butter, only to be covered with more butter?). Unfortunately, her poor choice of words has led her to be fired from the network.


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Marcela Valladolid
How to Make the Perfect Margarita with Food Network's Marcela Valladolid (VIDEO)
By Amaris Castillo | 05/03/2013 - 16:50
 


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EXCLUSIVE: Food Network
EXCLUSIVE: Food Network's Marcela Valladolid On Family-Friendly Holiday Food
By Amaris Castillo | 12/02/2011 - 15:00

It can be difficult to figure out which Latino foods are the most family-friendly for the holidays. We’re talking about dishes that will have the whole family salivating at the mouth! So we turned to Marcela Valladolid, host of Food Network’s Mexican Made Easy for advice.


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Aaron Sanchez
Chef Aarón Sánchez is Heating Up New Cable Network Utilisima
By Yuliana Gomez | 11/02/2011 - 17:00

Renowned Mexican American chef Aarón Sánchez will debut his new show, Aarón Loves New York, on Utilisima, the Fox-owned all-original Spanish Lifestyle cable network (which has been available on US cable networks since July 2010), on Sunday, November 6. “This is a really good representation of second generation Latinos rescuing their roots,” he says about the show. “It’s basically an insight into the way I cook and what I love and what inspires me everyday.”


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EXCLUSIVE: Food Network's Marcela Valladolid On Growing Up On the Border
By Amaris Castillo | 10/03/2011 - 08:00

Marcela Valladolid grew up with her feet firmly planted in two worlds—she was raised in Tijuana, Mexico but attended school in San Diego, California. This melding of two cultures would later serve as the seed for the Mexican American chef’s culinary career. At 18, Valladolid was an architecture student but after working as an assistant at her aunt’s culinary school in Mexico, she dropped out to pursue her dream.


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EXCLUSIVE: Susie Jimenez
EXCLUSIVE: Susie Jimenez of 'The Next Food Network Star' Talks Upbringing and Immigration
By Amaris Castillo | 08/17/2011 - 11:00

As a child, Susie Jimenez helped her Mexican parents pick fruit. Working alongside her family in the fields helped plant the seed for Jimenez’s long relationship with food, which culminated in a successful culinary career and most recently in her second place finish on The Next Food Network Star.  The 31-year-old California native lost to self-appointed “Sandwich King” Jeff Mauro on the show’s finale this past Sunday, but gained a ton of fans along the way.


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Daisy Martinez Tells Us How To Eat Healthy Morning, Noon & Night
By Mariela Rosario | 05/21/2010 - 11:00

Chef Daisy Martinez has been a cooking up delicious Latin treats for us on TV for years. From the French Culinary Institute to PBS to the Food Network, she has always made the art of cooking seem so easy and relatable. Latina.com sat down with the acclaimed chef to talk to her about her amazing new cookbook, Daisy: Morning, Noon and Night: Bringing Your Family Together with Everyday Latin Dishes, her favorite dish and her advice for busy moms who want to make a special meals for their families.


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Chef Marcela Valladolid Makes Mexican Food Easy for Everyone!
By Mariela Rosario | 03/18/2010 - 18:00

Gorgeous Chef Marcela Valladolid is the Food Network's latest cooking star! With a new show entitled Mexican Made Easy, and a fantastic cookbook, Fresh Mexico out in book stores now, the fashion-plate, chef, mother and TV personality is at the top of the world. We chatted with Marcela about how she got into the business of cooking and how she keeps it sexy and sabroso in the kitchen.

How did you get into cooking? What made you decide to become a chef?


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Jose Garces Named Food Network's Next Iron Chef
By Mariela Rosario | 11/23/2009 - 15:00

Jose Garces joined the ranks of celebrated chefs such as Bobby Flay, Masaharu Morimoto, and Michael Symon last night when he beat out Jehangir Mehta to be crowned the Food Network's Next Iron Chef.


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Daisy Martinez Debuting New Cooking Show on the Food Network
By Mariela Rosario | 01/09/2009 - 16:15

Daisy Martinez, cookbook author and chef, will soon be serving up some more Latin flavor for the Food Network. Produced by Rachel Ray, Viva Daisy will premier this Saturday at 9:30AM and run for six weeks; the show is the Food Networks second so far to focus on Latino foods, in addition to Ingrid Hoffman's Simply Delicioso.


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