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Cooking Class

The Marcela and Carina Show

The Marcela and Carina Show Sister duo Marcela and Carina Valladolid have teamed up to guide you through some of Mexico’s most traditional recipes while playing some seriously good music, partaking in contests and giveaways and sharing probably a little too much information about their personal lives. In short, it’s as educational as it is entertaining!Featured in the New York Times and selling out for every single event,…

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Caja Marcela

Familia… Even though our first round of Caja Marcela disappeared in 9 minutes, I wanted to share with you the newsletter with the story behind my first box! We are now working hard to bring you something just as beautiful for the next round but please let me properly present the project and its intention.  It is with so much excitement that I am writing to you today.…

Entrees

Cooking Mole From Scratch.

You know what can be scary? Cooking Mole from scratch. But fear not!  Here is an easy-to-follow recipe and there’s an actual video of it on my instagram. You can absolutely pour this magic over chicken for the traditional way to serve this quintessential sauce. I went plant-based because it gave me an excuse to roast ALL OF THE VEGGIES in my fridge. Either way, this is delicious.…

Entrees Healthy Mexa

Mushroom Tacos & Scholarships for Our Kids

Hello familia. Happy (late) Mexican Independence Day! I sincerely hope you are holding up well in these continuously weird times. It definitely feels like we’re in this one-thing-after-the-other cycle that kinda never ends. The atmosphere everywhere (social media, out in the streets, in our schools) just seems fear-driven a lot of the time. Right now I’m debating if it was actually a good idea to start out this…

Entrees

Pizza on the Grill with Veggies from the Casa Marcela Garden!

Grilled Pizza from The Garden Bounty Purchased pizza dough Corn meal Purchased pizza sauce or Philips’s tomato sauce from my Fiestas book Shredded dry mozzarella cheese Thinly sliced crookneck squash or zucchini and coated in olive oil, slat and pepper Squash blossoms (about 5 per pizza), washed with pistils removed Cherry tomatoes Walnut pesto, recipe follows Zatar seasoning  Directions Prepare grill (we have a green egg) on high…

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#blacklivesmatter Here’s What We Can Do…

In this crucial time of demand for reform, it is more important than ever that we resource ourselves appropriately. While there is no shortage of materials out there surrounding the current movement for social justice, sometimes the search process itself can become overwhelming. With that in mind, I’ve built this curated list of resources with the intent of helping you and your loved ones navigate some next steps…

Breakfast Desserts

Easy Banana Bread Muffins…

Hola Familia! How is everybody? Not gonna lie, we are kind of desperate to be set free so we can get in the car and just drive and not come back for a few days. The babies figured out something was up, finally. They’re not very bothered by it though. Anna wanted to go to the park yesterday and when I said they weren’t open just yet, she…