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Servings 8
Preparation time 10
Cooking time 10

  • 3 cups Triple Sec or other orange liqueur
  • 2 cups tequila
  • 1 1/2 cups freshly squeezed lime juice
  • 1 cup superfine sugar or powdered sugar
  • Kosher salt
  • 9 lime wedges
  • Ice cubes

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Often margaritas are made with simple syrup or agave nectar, but this recipe uses powdered sugar

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Slow-Cooker Braised Brisket or Machaca is the perfect main course for filling scrumptious tacos with

  • MARINADE:
  • 1/4 cup fresh lime juice
  • 2 tablespoons Maggi sauce or 1 tablespoon soy sauce plus 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 serrano chile, stemmed, seeded, and minced
  • salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste
  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • 1 (3 to 4-pound) beef brisket, trimmed, and cut into 3 large pieces
  • BRISKET:
  • 3 tablespoons vegetable or olive oil
  • 1 1/2 cups diced onion, about 1 large
  • 1 cup beef broth
  • 1 cup diced red bell pepper, about 1 large
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 serrano chiles, stemmed, seeded and minced
  • 1 (28-ounce) can diced tomatoes with their juice
  • salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste
  • TOSTADAS:
  • 1 1/2 pounds shredded slow-cooker braised brisket, heated, about 3 1/2 cups
  • 8 (4-inch) crisp corn tostada shells
  • 1 cup shredded iceberg lettuce
  • 1 avocado, peeled, pitted and finely diced
  • 1 cup fresh tomato salsa
  • 1/2 cup Mexican crema or sour cream
  • 4 ounces crumbled queso fresco cheese, about 1 cup
  • lime wedges, for serving
5/5 (1 Votes)

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Bacon makes this spicy guacamole so much better! Use less jalapeños if your prefer a milder version

  • 4 strips bacon
  • 2 ripe avocados
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lime juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste
  • 1/2 small red onion, finely chopped, about 1/4 cup
  • 2 to 4 tablespoons drained jarred pickled jalapeño slices, chopped, plus 2 teaspoons brine
  • 1 plum tomato, seeded and chopped
  • tortilla chips, for serving
4.4/5 (14 Votes)

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Tres Leches cake is the Hispanic-influenced dessert that is sure to become your new favorite dessert, soaked in thr...

  • 1 box white cake mix
  • 1 1/4 cups water
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 cup mashed bananas, about 2 medium bananas
  • 1 (14-ounce) can sweetened condensed milk
  • 1/2 cup coconut milk
  • 1/2 cup whipping cream
  • 1 container fluffy white frosting
  • banana slices and/or toasted coconut, to garnish
4.5/5 (52 Votes)

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Make your own homemade salsa verde and you'll never buy it in a jar again

  • 12 ounces fresh tomatillos, husked or 1 (13-ounce) can tomatillos, rinsed and drained
  • 1/4 cup snipped fresh cilantro or parsley
  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped red onion
  • 1 fresh serrano or jalapeño chile pepper, seeded and finely chopped
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon sugar
4.4/5 (7 Votes)

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This copycat recipe of Chili's Presidente Margarita is a must-have for every margarita-lover

  • 1.25-ounces Sauza Commemorativo Tequila
  • 0.5-ounces Presidente Brandy
  • 0.5-ounces Cointreau
  • 3 to 4-ounces sour mix
  • 0.25-ounces lime juice
3.9/5 (153 Votes)

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Chocolate-lovers will rejoice over this super moist, Triple-Chocolate Tres Leches Cake

  • 1 (2-layer size) package devil's food cake mix
  • 1 (8-ounce) bar Baker's Semi-Sweet Chocolate, divided
  • 1 (14-ounce) can sweetened condensed milk
  • 1 (12-ounce) can evaporated milk
  • 1/2 cup Breakstone's or Knudsen Sour Cream
  • 1 tablespoon unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 cup Cool Whip Whipped Topping, thawed
4.5/5 (87 Votes)

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The dulce de leche drizzled on the dulce de leche buttercream frosting really compliments the cupcake and creates a...

  • CUPCAKES:
  • 3/4 cup unsalted butter, softened
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 3 eggs, separated
  • 1/2 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 3/4 cup buttermilk
  • 1/2 cup evaporated milk
  • 1/2 cup sweetened condensed milk
  • 1/2 cup coconut milk
  • DULCE DE LECHE:
  • 1 (14-ounce) can sweetened, condensed milk
  • DULCE DE LECHE FROSTING:
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter, softened
  • 1/2 cup shortening
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 1 pound powdered sugar
  • pinch salt
  • dulce de leche
  • 2 to 3 tablespoons heavy cream or milk
4.5/5 (65 Votes)

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I added black eyed peas and let it sit for at least 20 minutes after mixing to let all the flavors meld

  • 2 (11-ounce) cans Mexicorn, drained
  • 1 (10-ounce) can Rotel, drained
  • 2 cups cheddar, shredded
  • 6 green onions, sliced
  • 1 cup mayonnaise
  • 1 cup sour cream
4.1/5 (93 Votes)

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Tres Leches Cake is a light and airy sponge cake soaked with a mixture of three milks: evaporated milk, sweetened c...

  • FOR THE ICING:
  • 1 cup all-purpose Flour
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon Salt
  • 5 whole eggs
  • 1 cup sugar, divided
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1/3 cup milk
  • 1 (12-ounce) can evaporated milk
  • 1 (14-ounce) can sweetened, condensed milk
  • 1/4 cup heavy cream
  • 1 pint heavy cream, for whipping
  • 3 tablespoons sugar
4.2/5 (75 Votes)

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These cinnamon sugar cookies are flavored with the mild sweetness of canela, Mexican cinnamon

  • COOKIE DOUGH:
  • 1 3/4 cup flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 3/4 teaspoon baking powder
  • 2 teaspoons Mexican cinnamon canela
  • 1/2 cup vegetable shortening or lard
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 to 2 tablespoons brandy, or milk
  • CINNAMON SUGAR MIXTURE:
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 2 teaspoons cinnamon
4/5 (81 Votes)

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This recipe comes from America's Test Kitchen

  • 2 slices bacon
  • 1 small onion, chopped fine
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 (15-ounce) can pinto beans, with juice
  • 1/4 cup water
  • Kosher salt to taste
4.6/5 (18 Votes)

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The perfect frozen margarita uses a good quality tequila and orange liqueur such as Grand Marnier or Cointreau

  • 1 ounce freshly squeezed lime juice
  • 2 ounces simple syrup
  • 2 ounces 100 percent agave tequila
  • 1 ounce good-quality orange liqueur, such as Cointreau or Grand Marnier
  • 3/4 cup ice
4.6/5 (21 Votes)

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A simple delicious layered dessert with graham crackers, no-bake cheesecake filling, and fresh strawberries, it's s...

  • 2 pounds strawberries
  • 2 sleeves graham crackers
  • 1 (8-ounce) package cream cheese, room temperature
  • 1 (14-ounce) can sweetened condensed milk
  • 2 (3.4 ounce) packages instant cheesecake flavored pudding
  • 3 cups milk
  • 1 (12-ounce) carton Cool Whip, divided
4/5 (96 Votes)

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Blood orange juice and muddled jalapeños make this margarita spicy and with a dark color, with the same flavors of...

  • 2 slices jalapeño or serrano chile
  • 2 ounces silver tequila
  • 4 ounces blood orange juice
  • 1 ounce Cointreau or Triple Sec
  • juice of half a lime
4.6/5 (17 Votes)

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