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Chorizo in Wine Sauce

Chorizo: Spanish vs. Mexican. So, what’s the difference? Is it taste, texture, smell? Well… how about all of the above.  The word chorizo means sausage in Spanish. Pretty plain huh? Well, not really! Whether you choose the Mexican or the Spanish variety, they are both full of rich, robust flavors. So, let’s get back to… 

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pastelitos de guava turnovers

Pastelitos de Guava

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Recently I received an email from one of my readers asking for more recipes from Aunt Lou’s Archives. So, after pouring through some of her old recipes, my husband and I agreed on Feather Cake, which by the way is not really “light as a feather”.  Reading this recipe, like many others, made us laugh…. 

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