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Can solar-powered mariachis replace bean-powered mariachis?

by Comic Saenz August 10, 2015 Cultura
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(PNS reporting from GUANAJUATO, MX) Solar-powered mariachis have begun coming off production lines here in the high tech manufacturing city of Guanajuato, Mexico, musical soldiers in the war on climate change. The eco-friendly musicians use renewable energy from the sun instead of traditional musical fuels like frijoles, tacos y cerveza, all of which produce the […]

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Visiting Belgrade, Serbia? Mexico is so close! In Burrito! (photos)

by Barney Asada July 27, 2015 Cultura
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Pictures speak a thousand (very orange) palabras, and when it comes to words, we can’t do any better than the self-penned description of Burrito, a Mexican restaurant in Belgrade, Serbia, in the former Yugoslavia, right by the Nikolai Tesla Museum (see map below):

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Native American tacos at Phoenix’ Fry Bread House (video)

by MOSCA MEXICAN July 1, 2015 Cultura
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The Zagat foodie channel checks out the famous Fry Bread House in Phoenix, Arizona, to find out what the huh fry bread is. And “Indian Tacos”? What the heck? Thankfully, Sandra Martin explains how Native Americans turned Uncle Sam’s lemons into lemonade. And tacos.

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Beans cross the line in a battle on the ‘Border’ (videos)

by Lucida Grandé May 14, 2015 Cartoons
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Blue bean, brown bean, we’re all beans inside, on BOTH SIDES of the Border. [This video by Belgian studio Plan 78 Animation is part of the 12 Minutes About Peace project.]

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Always sort your beans and discard foreign objects (photo)

by Comic Saenz April 23, 2015 Cartoons
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Finally! Deep-fried nachos on a stick come to Milwaukee (video)

by MOSCA MEXICAN March 27, 2015 Cultura
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Milwaukee Brewers fans can hit a home run this season at Miller Park with every order of Inside The Park Nachos. ESPN reports:

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Pupusas? Si, pupusas! Mmmm, pupusas! (video)

by MOSCA MEXICAN March 25, 2015 Cultura
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That’s it. Just pupusas.

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Vi Hart makes a tortilla hexaflexagon for a Flex-Mex taco (video)

by JEFE BOYARDEE September 9, 2014 Cultura
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YouTube hands-on math star Vi Hart makes a hexaflexagon tortilla for a delicious two-layer Flex-Mex taco. Kids: You CAN try this at home with a flour tortilla, a knife, guac, frijoles, pico de gallo and cheese and a little bit of patience and manual dexterity. Remember that doll that said, “Math is hard”? Forget that […]

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It’s a cake! It’s a burrito! It’s a pinche CAKE BURRITO! (video)

by MOSCA MEXICAN September 3, 2014 Cultura
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America’s love affair with the burrito (a wheat flour tortilla wrapped or folded into a cylindrical shape to completely enclose the filling, according to Wikipedia) has moved the tubular tummy-buster from the kitchen to the bakery, as this burrito-styled cake demonstrates. PREVIOUSLY ON BURRITOS:

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One-minute educational video: How a frijol becomes a pedo

by JEFE BOYARDEE September 2, 2014 Cultura
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Frijoles, as you may recall, are good for your heart, and here’s why.

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Tia Lencha’s Cocina: How ju make chilaquiles for the World Cup

by TIA LENCHA July 9, 2014 Cultura
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Hello. Is Tia Lencha here. I haves the World Cup feber. Do ju? Is the feber ju get from watching the World Cups and being so mad at the referees and Holland and wonder who put brujeria on Brazil, that ju want to hit the telebision with a cuchara from the kishen. But I watch […]

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#FFF #FelizFrijolFriday: The ‘Blazing Saddles’ campfire scene (video)

by MOSCA MEXICAN March 28, 2014 Cultura
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Can we have some more beans, Mr. Taggart? PREVIOUSLY ON BEANS:

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Locally-grown Mexican chocolate is an ‘act of resistance’ (video)

by MOSCA MEXICAN February 4, 2014 Cultura
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The Aztecs and Mayans released the magic of chocolate (originally, xocolatl) to the world, only to lose the industry to Europe. Now, growing and processing chocolate in Mexico is virtually an An Act of Resistance. Video by The Perennial Plate. To find out about food tours like this, check out Intrepid Travel.

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New study: Beans (frijoles) are indeed ‘the magical fruit’

by María Purísima January 30, 2014 El Now
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(PNS reporting from GUANAJUATO, MX) Researchers at Guanajuato University of Technology (GUT) have confirmed that beans (frijoles) are not only one of the oldest and best sources for protein in the Americas, but that they are indeed “a magical fruit.” “Beans are one of the gifts from the New World to the rest of us,” […]

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Are you estuck with turkey day leftovers? Try this big-ass burrito (video)

by MOSCA MEXICAN November 29, 2013 Cultura
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When you’ve got a lot left over, you need a big beautiful burrito! Jerry Springer reports.

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@SaraChicaD wishes you and yours a ‘Japi Sansgiven!’ (video)

by Moctezuma Cortés November 21, 2013 Cultura
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POCHO’s Subcommandanta del Ñews Sara Inés Calderón (@SaraChicaD on the Tuiter) wishes everyone a Japi Sansgiven — that’s Mexican Thanksgiving for you gringos. PREVIOUSLY ON @SARACHICAD:

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Not everyone hates GMO foods; Itty Bitty Mexicans back GMO frijoles

by EresNerd May 31, 2013 El Now
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(PNS reporting from AUSTIN) A rainy day failed to damper the spirits of people marching against Genetically Modified Organisms in downtown Austin Thursday. With signs proclaiming JUST SAY NO TO GMO, the crowd rallied on the steps of the Capitol to protest the “seeds of destruction” they say GMO foods present to society. Not all the people […]

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True text message stories: When beans attack (photos)

by ALEJANDRO G. BELL May 10, 2013 Cultura
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You have something you want to buy or sell. You post your cellphone number on Craigslist or you print a flyer with those little tear-off phone number strips. What could possibly go wrong?

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1. Cook sauce 2. Drown eggs 3. Breakfast taco 4. Nom nom (video)

by JEFE BOYARDEE April 18, 2013 Cultura
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First prepare the sauce, then cook the sauce, then add the eggs, then fill up that breakfast taco! Florida college student Constanza Gallardo makes Huevos Ahogados — drowned eggs — for her Mexican Breakfast.

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PNS*Hot*Flash: California Gov. Jerry Brown bans big burritos

by Comic Saenz April 15, 2013 El Now
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(PNS reporting from SACRAMENTO) Repeating his “small is beautiful” mantra from the 1970s, California Gov. Jerry Brown has taken steps to ban burritos that weigh more than one pound. “We’re facing an obesity epidemic in the Golden State,” Brown told a press conference here this morning, “and I wouldn’t be the guy who shtupped Latina […]

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Sandra Ramos O’Briant – ‘Chile Tales: The Green Addiction’

by Sandra Ramos O’Briant April 5, 2013 Cultura
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Philosophers have often looked for the defining feature of humans — language, rationality, culture and so on. I’d stick with this: Man is the only animal that likes Tabasco sauce. ######## In Texas, when my parents were still married, we ate fried chicken, mashed potatoes laden with cream gravy, green beans flavored with bits of […]

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The Day After the Mayan Apocalypse (totally NSFW video)

by MITT HED December 22, 2012 Doomsday Countdown
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It’s bad enough if you have to come into work on a Saturday, and even worse when it’s the day after the Mayan Apocalypse! (Totally NSFW.)

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Mayans cooked their food with balls, archaeologists say

by Barney Asada December 3, 2012 Cultura
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The ancient Mayans cooked their food with balls, according to recent archaeological discoveries. The 1-2-inch clay balls were unearthed at an excavation of a kitchen at Escalera al Cielo in Yucatán. Thought to be 1000 years old, the balls contained microscopic pieces of maize, beans, squash and root crops.

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Stuck with Thanksgiving leftovers? Try this big-ass burrito (video)

by SOY SEKSI November 23, 2012 Cultura
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When you’ve got a lot left over, you need a big beautiful burrito! Jerry Springer reports.

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