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Learn to Cook! 1-Minute Video: How to Quick Soak Black Beans
Learn to Cook! 1-Minute Video: How to Quick Soak Black Beans

Cooking with raw beans instead of canned is easier than you think. All you need is water, lemon juice or vinegar, and time. (And you don't even have to be home during this "time.")

In this 1-minute cooking video, The Latin Kitchen vlogger Melissa Bailey shows you how to quick soak black beans. Doing so will save you money, ensure you get each bean's full health benefit, and make more authentic and more flavorful frijoles


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Celebrate National Popcorn Day with These Perfect Party Recipes
Celebrate National Popcorn Day with This Perfect Party Recipe

It’s National Popcorn Day! Didn’t hear about it? No big thang. You can still celebrate the beloved movie snack with this delish spicy and sweet popcorn recipe that will have friends and family clamoring to get an invite to your next movie screening party.

So what are you waiting for? Get poppin’!

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What Does "Farm to Fork" Really Mean? The Answer in Pictures
What Does "Farm to Fork" Really Mean? The Answer in Pictures

Farm to fork. It’s a term that’s bandied about in foodie chats, on restaurant menus, and at dinner parties. But what does it really mean?

Here, a photo story of farm to fork production as experienced by the staff at Ecuador’s renowned Hacienda Zuleta.   

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7 Healthiest Latin Ingredients to Cook With (Plus Recipes!)
7 Healthiest Latin Ingredients to Cook With (Plus Recipes!)

Think all Latin food is fattening, heavy, and all-around unhealthy? Think again. There's more to Latin food than it's given credit for, so if your New Year's resolution is to eat healthy, don't worry that you'll never get to experience your favorite flavors again.

Here are 7 Latin ingredients and dishes that will both nourish your body and restore your confidence in the health benefits of Latin food.


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10 Delicious & Healthy Reasons to Quit Coffee & Try Tea
10 Delicious & Healthy Reasons to Quit Coffee & Try Tea

Giving up coffee in 2015? If yes, say hello to your new best friend: tea! Though not as strong as coffee, tea does have caffeine, as well as myriad health benefits ranging from lowering blood pressure to reducing cholesterol.

Here, 10 good reasons to drink tea in 2015. 

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Tweak Your Tacos: Inventive Recipes to Update Your Taco Tuesday
Tweak Your Tacos: Inventive Recipes to Update Your Taco Tuesday

Be bold. Take risks. Try something new in the new year. If any of these are on your list of New Year’s resolutions, may we suggest starting by tweaking your tacos?

Now is the perfect time to change up your tired taco recipes in favor of creative flavor combos. Click through for a vegan bahn mi inspired taco, a tacos de carne revamp, and a Navajo tacos recipe that replaces tortillas with fried bread and is topped with shrimp a la plancha.

Prepare to have your mind blown!


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WATCH: Funny Puerto Rican Guy Shows You How to Make Coquito
WATCH: Funny Puerto Rican Guy Shows You How to Make Coquito

Dancing with the blender is an essential part in making the perfect coquito Elizardi Castro it is! Castro creates a rhythmic atmosphere where measuring cups are nonsense, sound effects are crucial and a quick Merengue to help mix the drink is a must! 


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Happy Birthday Angie Martinez! Exclusive Interview with the Cookbook Author & "The Voice of New York"
EXCLUSIVE: Angie Martinez Talks About Her New Cookbook & Being "The Voice of New York"

Known as “The Voice of New York,” Angie Martinez hosts a radio show that is consistently ranked #1 in the country among young audiences. But that's not the only thing on this busy mujer's plate. 


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Diet Food Challenge: Which Live Up to Their Healthy Claims?
Diet Food Challenge: Which Live Up to Their Healthy Claims?

It’s New Year’s resolution time again! For many of us, that means quitting carbs, alcohol, sugar, coffee – basically, everything we crave.

You might also think it requires giving up the fast, easy pre-made foods you eat at the office and pop in the micro for a no-fuss, no cleanup dinner. Not so. We taste tested a random sample of packaged foods that promise good nutrition and loads of flavor to see which deliver.

Did your favorite make the list? 


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