Puerto Rico

Puerto Rican Güiro Craft: Celebrating Latino Culture This Hispanic Heritage Month & Always! {Video}

Kids

Raising multicultural children can be a little tricky – you want them to learn about their roots and heritage, yet they’re surrounded and influenced by a culture that is different from the one you grew up knowing. That’s why keeping culture alive in the home is so very important to my husband and I and […]

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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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Celebrating Los Tres Reyes (Three Kings’ Day): Our Traditions

Latino Culture

Editor’s Note: This post was first published on January 6, 2010. Slight edits have been made. Happy Three Kings’ Day! Feliz Dí­a de los Tres Reyes Magos! We did it. Last year, after not celebrating, I resolved to celebrate Three Kings’ Day this year. And, though it’s a normal work day and baby girl is […]

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Puerto Rican Pastelón (Plantain Lasagna) {Recipe}

Puerto Rico

Plantains are a staple ingredient in Puerto Rican food as well as other Caribbean and tropical cuisines. Most people know of sweet plantains, but you can eat and cook with either ripe plantains (sweet) or green plantains. Both are delicious. I’ve wanted to share a recipe for pastelón, a dish akin to lasagna that I […]

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