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Casamiento Wraps: El Salvadoran Comfort Food Made With the Ultimate Rice and Beans

Today I am sharing an El Salvadoran dish and one of my “go-to” comfort foods: casamiento, which means marriage in Spanish. Casamiento is made by mixing together, or marrying, rice and beans. I make a wrap by filling a tortilla with casamiento and my favorite toppings. My kids love when I set up a topping […]

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Quick New Pickles and 4th of July Recipes Inspired by the Farmers’ Market

It’s easy to get in a cooking rut making the same handful of recipes all the time. One trip to the farmers’ market is all I need to come back invigorated. Here’s some new inspiration for 4th of July entertaining. One farmers’ market vendor was sampling pickling cucumbers seasoned with a few simple ingredients. My […]

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Knock-Off Apple Pan Hickory Sauce | FoodieGoesHealthy

The Secret to Apple Pan’s Hickory Burger and My “Knock-off” Hickory Sauce

The Apple Pan is a legendary burger joint in West Los Angeles. It has a cult-like following and is busy all hours of the day and night. The place looks exactly the same as it did when it opened in 1947– including its cottage exterior. It’s a blast back in time with its counter-only seating, […]

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Creative Summer Lunches for Kids

This week I’m a guest blogger over at “I Wash, You Dry”. Shawn, a mom of four kids, writes the blog and focuses on fast, easy recipes for busy parents. Click here to see my creative lunch idea, and check out her whole series “10 Summer Lunch Recipes 4 Kids”. I hope you find inspiring […]

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