The Jewish festival of Hanukkah חנוכה starts Thursday night, December 7 this year, so Hebrew hermanos Jaquann and Luis are cooking up some potato latkes (pancakes) — one of the season’s signature treats. (Totally NSFW adult language.)
The Jewish festival of Hanukkah חנוכה starts Sunday night, December 18, so Hebrew hermanos Jaquann and Luis are cooking up some potato latkes (pancakes) — one of the season’s signature treats. (Totally NSFW adult language.)
Does Chunky Diesel go well with carne asada? Is Girl Scout Cookies a good cannabis pairing for kale tamales?
In the growing Latino community of Lexington, Kentucky (aka Mexington), immigrant Laura Patricia Ramirez and her family suspected the new “Spanish” influx into town might mean they could earn a living providing comida Mexicana to the neighbors. First they imported fresh tortillas from Chicago, and then started making their own. Now they own a tortilla/taqueria even the gabachos love — they come for the asada and stay for the lengua. [EDITOR’S NOTE: Ramirez has the first Southern drawl-spiced Mexican accent we’ve ever encountered. God Bless THIS America, land that we love.]
Thanks to our amigo Profe Steven Alvarez for the link.
It’s wrong wrong wrong. What really went on at that epic feast so long ago?
We’ve got eight little-known factoids right here:
8. The frozen string beans in the casserole were past their sell-by date
7. Pilgrim Zephaniah Winslow = silent but deadly
6. Squanto’s “Mezcla de Maiz” was really esquites from the barrio elotero.
After the sun sets, Chilangos walk the darkened streets of Mexico D.F. in search of …. El Trompo! [Video by Urban Plane Media.]
Sure you can have traditional elotes — whole Mexican corn on the cob — or you can have elotitos aka esquitos — de-cobbed corn in a cup. And today, just for you, with you can have elotitos inside a bag of corn chips in San Luis Potosí in Central Mexico! [Video by Pi Suarez.]
Does Chunky Diesel go well with carne asada? Is Girl Scout Cookies a good cannabis pairing for kale tamales? You won’t mess up your meal with a marijuana mistake when your Weed Sommelier is POCHO amigo Chris Garcia!
Houston: We’ve got tacos — in space!
Ju want to give presens to eberyone on your Chrismas list or Chanukah or Kwanzaa or Reyes Magos or Chinese Year but ju are short on dinero? No worry! Tia Lencha is going to give ju recipe for to make the oven roast red salsa!
Is nice! Is a good gift for the peoples! And is easy! No like making mole for Turkey Day.
I make this salsa to give to my comadres and the lob it. They have little hearts in their eyes when they see my salsa. They eat with almost eberything. They say they fight their childrens and viejos to eat the last drops of it in the jar. Is that good. Oso, it don’t matter if the peoples are no Mexican. The peoples at my job are no Mexican and they ask me for the salsa.
Deb and Maria are the same age, each has two kids, and they live just a few miles apart. Deb, however, will live, on average, 15 years longer than Maria. This public service video from The California Endowment — narrated by George Takei — explains the discrepancy:
What determines how long we live? The surprising thing to us was that adjacent communities can have a 15 year-difference in life expectancy.
Sal and Isela are a husband and wife duo from Lake Elsinore, California, with fond memories of El Tortillero, the guy with the grocery truck who rolled through the hood. He was hecho en Mexico, just like his mazapan, and saladitos, and pastelitos de gansito, galletitas Maria, y chocomilk and ….
Live from her bedroom, California-native high school senior Allison Reyes explains the heartaches and joys of Being Hispanic. SPOILER: If she had to do it all over again, she wouldn’t change a thing.