The Mexican St. Valentine’s Day

The roots of Valentine’s day can be traced back to ancient Rome and started as fertility festival held in mid February.  Later the church adopted the holiday to Christianize the holiday. Not much is known about who St. Valentine was and there is evidence that there...

Food Brings People Together

In every country, culture and family food bring people together. There are multitudes of restaurants, food trucks, bodegas, sports arenas, movie theatres, airports…all filled with different foods. There are Food Networks, blogs about food, and even food critics!...

Las Posadas

Reynas! Las Posadas are here! Are you ready? Today we start the beautiful tradition of gathering within our community to honor the walk that Joseph and Mary did from Nazareth to Bethlehem to give birth to the baby Jesus. It is said that it took Mary and Joseph 9 days...

Mexican traditions at the end of the year

Amores! This is my absolute favorite time of the year! I love the music, the traditions, my family coming over to visit, and everyone being happy and full of Christmas spirit, verdad? I remember one Christmas cuando era niña we had a huge family reunion (como hacen...

Happy Thanksgiving from Our Family to Yours!

Mis Reynas, the time has come for us to give thanks. This is one of my favorite times of year because our families come together, we hug each other a little tighter, our words are a little sweeter, our food is more plentiful and our time is spent with the ones we...

El Menudo Blanco

Mis Reynas de Culiacan! You all know this menudo well. “Pancita”, as menudo is sometimes called, is said to have originated in Northern Mexico during the war when soldiers were given the best cuts of meat and the leftovers went to the farming community.  Bueno, you...

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