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Dia De los Reyes: How We Celebrate Three Kings Day

Across Latin America, families come together in early January for a day that means more to them than Christmas: Dia de los Reyes.


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Slow Cooker 101: 5 Things Every Latina Needs to Know

As the weather turns from kind of cold to really chilly, there’s nothing we love more than turning to our trusty slow cooker for tonight’s heart-warming meal. Whether you call it by its brand name (Crock-Pot) or haven’t actually heard of this really handy device, we’re here to tell you that it is THE must-buy kitchen tool. There’s just something magical about putting all of your ingredients in the pot, setting it to cook for hours, and coming home after work to a house smelling wonderfully like dinner.


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10 Ways to Cut Calories This Thanksgiving
10 Ways to Cut Calories This Thanksgiving

We at Latina recently had a very lively discussion centered on one very complicated question: Is it ok to overindulge on Thanksgiving? 


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Mexican Cola Video
WATCH: Mexican Cola vs U.S. Cola in the Ultimate Taste Test Showdown!

Have you heard all of the excitement over Mexican coke? The growing popularity of the hecho en Mexico soda can't be disputed. Available now anywhere from your corner bodega to fancy NYC bakery Momofuku Milk Bar, we sat down to do the ultimate face-off. 


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At the Bar with Latin Grammy's Mixologist David Rios
At the Bar with Latin Grammy's Mixologist David Rios

The 14th annual Latin Grammys will take place tonight at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas. In attendance will be nominees and musicians spanning the Latin music scene, among them Marc Anthony, Pitbull, Daddy Yankee, Gaby Moreno and Carlos Vives.


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The 10 Hottest Peppers in the World!
The 10 Hottest Peppers in the World!

Latin American cuisine uses hundreds of varieties of peppers to create beloved smoky and spicy dishes that transcend borders -- from poblanos to jalapenos to pasillas. Why, you ask?  Well, not only do they add flavor, but peppers are actually good for you! The vitamins and minerals they contain can potentially serve anti-bacterial and anti-carcinogenic purposes.


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Paella at Barroco Restaurant, Montreal
Paella ...North of the Border (& Worth the Drive)

This Labor Day, I was lucky enough to escape the hustle and bustle of New York City for a quick trip to Montreal. My mission: See if the Latin food scene was living up to the hype. The French-speaking and culturally-dominant region of Quebec isn't the first place you think you'd find good Latin eats, but just as Latin flavors have become mainstream in America, they're creeping their way into the cuisine north of the border.


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TK Cocktails to Spice Up Any Boring Memorial Day BBQ
7 Cocktails to Spice Up Any Boring Memorial Day BBQ

Memorial Day weather won't be the only thing heating up if you add these delicious and spicy cocktails to the weekend's BBQ menu. Looking for some more Memorial Day party ideas, including, cocktails, food & entertaining tips? Head on over to thelatinkitchen.com

MORE: 10 Signs You're at a Latino BBQ


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Marcela Valladolid
How to Make the Perfect Margarita with Food Network's Marcela Valladolid (VIDEO)
 


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Hottest Latino Chefs
10 Hot Latin Chefs to Feast Your Eyes On

Chefs are sexy. Period. Just take a moment and watch them work. There's an art to mastering the nuances of a kitchen, and when chefs prep their services, sharpen their knives, dress their tables, pair their wines, and dish their plates, we can't help but swoon. When we finally taste the fruit of their labors, we admit; we get a little hot under the collar. Throw in some Latin spice, and we're completely over the moon.


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