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{Rabanada} Cocoa-Cinnamon Churro French Toast Recipe
Aida Mollenkamp

{Rabanada} Cocoa-Cinnamon Churro French Toast Recipe

It's almost New Year's Eve, which precedes my favorite brunching day of the year, New Years Day. For the occasion, I wanted to make something breakfast and brunch appropriate and immediately thought of this Cocoa-Cinnamon Churro French Toast (aka Rabanada).

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Zucchini Rajas Salmon Tacos Recipe
Aida Mollenkamp

Zucchini Rajas Salmon Tacos Recipe

This weekend Zucchini Rajas Salmon Tacos is where it's at. This is a perfect recipe in that they're super easy to make but elegant enough to be from a restaurant. Which is likely because these Zucchini Rajas Salmon Tacos are highly inspired by the Sopa de Crema dish at "Taco Maria Orange County" restaurant. The recipe reflects the restaurant because

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Mint Coconut Batida Cocktail Recipe
Aida Mollenkamp

Mint Coconut Batida Cocktail Recipe

Remember that time when I talked up how awesome Caipirinhas are? Are you now cursing me for having talked you into buying a whole bottle of cachaça with no way to use beyond those Sparkling Raspberry Caipirinhas? That kinda sucked of me, didn’t it? So that we’re square, I’ve mixed up another cachaça drink, this Mint Coconut Batida Cocktail recipe.

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Chile Basil Coconut Ceviche Recipe
Aida Mollenkamp

Chile Basil Coconut Ceviche Recipe

You know that deep sea fishing trip where you caught that fish then headed to the local restaurant where they made that epic ceviche? It just may be your favorite memory from your last trip to South America. But recreating that and dealing with raw fish, juicing tons of citrus, seeding hot chiles at home? Well, it can get scary

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Cuban Iced Chocolate Frappe Recipe
Aida Mollenkamp

Cuban Iced Chocolate Frappe Recipe

I call this drink the Cuban Iced Chocolate Frappe recipe because it's inspired by that stupendous chocolate concoction I had in Old Town Havana when I visited Cuba but I don't know where it's really from or exactly how to make it. What I do know is that I've made my best approximation and that it's frothy, not too sweet,

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Sparkling Raspberry Caipirinha Cocktail Recipe
Lillian Kang

Sparkling Raspberry Caipirinha Cocktail Recipe

Brazil, but I felt it was high time we discuss the best thing to come out of Brazil besides Caetano Veloso – the caipirinha. Though the original caipirinha is a delicious mash of limes and cane sugar, I thought I would add a brunch-appropriate twist, with this Sparkling Raspberry Caipirinha — it’s tart, sweet raspberries so that it can pair

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