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Wordless Wednesday: Love at First Gulp

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VaneChicha

This took me completely by surprise, but as soon as Vanessa tried chicha morada for the first time, she was hooked. Wherever we’d go during our recent trip to Perú, she’d ask for a glass (or two) of this deliciously refreshing Peruvian drink made from maíz morado. It was surprising because, as a child, whenever someone who knew me well planned on serving chicha, they knew they might as well prepare a separate batch sólo para mi. Such was myRead More ...

The Culture of Food Giveaway Brought to You by PAM

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This is the first time we host a giveaway of this sort, but it is part of a partnership we have right now to promote the PAM Top Tips Contest where you get a chance to win $5000, a dinner with Venezuelan Chef George Duran and more.  To enter  all you have to do is go to the PAM Top Tips Contest page before February 7th and let all know how PAM Helps You Pull It Off® in your cocina. Read More ...

Getting a Taste of Culture Miami-Style

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As soon as the plane landed in Miami last Wednesday, I called my niece who was waiting for us at the airport and asked if she could takes us directly to Pollo Tropical so I could get my fix of Caribbean fast food. She thought I was kidding because, as they say, you don’t know what you have until you lose it. But I wasn’t. When my husband and I left Miami for the Rocky Mountains four years ago, weRead More ...

Yo Quiero Links!

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¡Hola! You’ll find a little bit of everything in today’s links… 1) Los Cisnes Salvajes – Go over to Cody’s Cuentos so you can hear this classic from Hans Christian Andersen, the story of the sacrifice a sister is willing to make for her siblings. I love the way this was recorded by Maclovia. I wish I could tell Vanessa cuentos the way she does. Extremely enjoyable! ...

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