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Celebrating Los Tres Reyes Magos: DIY Three Kings’ Day Baskets for Kids (Canastas para Día de Tres Reyes Magos)

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In our household the holiday season is not yet over as we will be celebrating Los Tres Reyes Magos, Three Kings’ Day, this coming Monday, January 6th. In Puerto Rico, my family always celebrated El Día de Los Reyes by making baskets for the children to use to collect grass for the Three Kings’ camels. […]

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Celebrating Puerto Rican Parrandas with a Tembleque Recipe

Puerto Rico

Navidad in Puerto Rico is a special time known for family togetherness, good food, wonderful music, and lots of celebration. A particular tradition the island is especially known for is that of the Puerto Rican parranda. Though much of Latin America celebrates Las Posadas during Christmas, in Puerto Rico we have parrandas, similar in fashion […]

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Sample Meal Plan for a Week Full of Puerto Rican Food, Plus a Pollo Guisado Recipe

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{Sponsored content} Meal planning is now my best friend. I went years without menu planning and now can’t believe I ever went without planning my dinner menu in advance! Planning your meals for dinner ahead of time not only saves time in the kitchen, it also helps you with grocery shopping. Since I know what […]

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Limber de Mango (Mango Icy Treat) {Recipe}

Puerto Rico

{Sponsored content} When my brothers and I reminisce on life in Puerto Rico, something that will no-doubt come up is el limber. Though we each have our preference in flavor – my personal favorite was always limber de coco, while they love flavors like limber de leche and limber de tamarindo – we all agree […]

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A Puerto Rican Food Staple: How to Make Homemade Puerto Rican Sofrito {Recipe}

Puerto Rico

{Sponsored content} Sofrito is something you will find in every Puerto Rican household – it is a staple for cooking Puerto Rican food and found in many Puerto Rican dishes. A blend of herbs and vegetables, Puerto Rican sofrito is a seasoning base for cooking and is a bit different than other Latino cultures’ sofrito […]

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