maritza2000

44 Flips | 5 Magazines | 71 Likes | 6 Following | 1 Follower | @maritza2000 | Keep up with maritza2000 on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “maritza2000”

The Creamiest Cacio e Pepe Ever, Approved by Mario Batali

What do you say when former Iron Chef Mario Batali says he's a fan of your food blog? How about when he casually invites you to breakfast? If you're …

Italian Food

The Best Mexican Restaurants in NYC for Tacos, Molés, and More

That old saw about New York City having no good Mexican food is outdated. Nearly a third of New York’s eight and a half million residents are Latino, …

Mexico's Pemex says controls fire on oil platform, won't affect output | Reuters

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexico’s state-run oil company Pemex said on Saturday that a fire broke out in a machine room on a platform located in the company’s top producing oilfield, but added that it would not affect production.<p>Mexico's state-run oil monopoly Pemex's platform "Ku Maloob Zaap" is …

All About the Cemita, Mexico's Gift to the Sandwich World

When it comes to quick Mexican eats, the taco immediately comes to mind. But Mexico has serious sandwich game with both the tortaworld and its …

Women's Health

10 3-Minute DIY Salad Dressings You'll LOVE

These are so simple, we're not sure you could even call them recipes.<p>Sure, you like the <i>idea</i> of homemade salad dressing. Who wouldn't want to top their salads with a French or Asian dressing that tastes amazing and is free of scary ingredients? The only problem is that some dressing recipes are so …

Food

Nachos with All the Fixings

12 Servings<p>Prep Time: 10 min<p>Total Time: 20 min<p>Layering the chips and fillings is key for an optimal cheese-to-crunch ratio.<p>February 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>Nonstick vegetable oil spray<p>3 9-ounce bags tortilla chips<p>Beer-Braised Carnitas (click recipe)<p>2 15-ounce cans black beans, rinsed<p>1 large white …

Recipes

Beauty Basics: How to Apply False Lashes

Have you ever spent hours in front of the mirror trying to apply fake eyelashes, only to end up with them sticking out at strange angles, …

How to Brine Meat -- And Why You Should Bother

<i>Inspired by conversations on the Food52 Hotline, we're sharing tips and tricks that make navigating all of our kitchens easier and more fun.</i><p><i>Today: Why you should start brining your meat -- and how to start.</i><p>Have you ever suffered the travesty that is a dry, tasteless chicken breast? Or tried to cut …

BBQ

Pollo en Bistec From 'Yucatán'

<i>Pollo en bistec</i> is a homey variation on the Cuban beef dish called <i>Bistec a la cazuela</i>. In it, cubes of meat (in this case, pieces of chicken) are marinated in a heady blend of garlic and oregano before they're braised under layers of tomatoes, onions, potatoes, and chilies. This chicken version is …

8 Festive Recipes for Cinco de Mayo

At heart, Cinco de Mayo is a celebration of small victories. It might not have the grand, patriotic trappings of Independence Day or the saturnalian frenzy of Carnival season. In Mexico, it might not even be widely observed outside the state of Puebla, where said victory once took place. But let’s …

Mexico

Recado para Escabeche From 'Yucatán'

Use this peppery spice blend in the brine for cebollas en escabeche from David Sterling's new cookbook, <i>Yucatán: Recipes from a Culinary Expedition</i>.<p>Reprinted with permission from <i>Yucatán: Recipes from a Culinary Expedition</i> by David Sterling. Copyright 2014. Published by University of Texas Press. For …

Quick Chicken and Zucchini Quesadillas Recipe

Basic cheese-and-tortilla quesadillas are a quick snack, but by adding simple ingredients like sweet sautéed zucchini, smoky chipotle chilies, and shredded roast chicken, they become a weeknight meal that still takes almost no time to make.<p><b>Why this recipe works</b>:<p>Leftover or store-bought roast …

How to Make Salsa without a Recipe

<i>Here at Food52, we love recipes -- but do we always use them? Of course not. Because once you realize you don't always need a recipe, you'll make your favorite dishes a lot more often.</i><p><i>Today: Homemade salsa shouldn't be constrained to tomato season -- Food52's Assistant Editor Marian Bull shows us</i> …

Food Preservation

Selfie Photo Tips & Techniques

Sometimes we don’t want others to know that we have taken a photo of ourselves. In these cases, it is nice to be able to discreetly take a …

Trending: Nail Art Nights at the Museum

We all know about the nail art craze—but nail art in museums? It’s the latest trend, with fingers pointed toward galleries all over the country. Just …

How Mexico Became So Corrupt

From Sicily to Tijuana, how monopolies and governments perpetuate one another.<p>Grupo Televisa, the world's largest Spanish-language media company, is famous for its logo, a gold-colored eye gazing at the world through a television screen. According to <i>The Guardian</i>, this logo "captures the company's …

Our literary tour of Mexico starts with its bloody revolution and ends with political disappointment and the fight for a better future<p>Fuentes's epic novel uses one woman's life and loves to sweep through 100 years of Mexican history. Laura Díaz – daughter, sister, wife, mother, lover – comes of age …

Mexico accused of suppressing freedom of speech over hit documentary

When Presumed Guilty – the nightmarish tale of a street vendor in Mexico City who was twice wrongly convicted of murder – was released in 2011, it won an Emmy for investigative journalism, broke Mexican box-office records, and triggered a fierce debate over the country's dysfunctional judicial …

Hearst Magazines

Grilled Mexican Street Corn (Elotes) Recipe

The classic Mexican street food of grilled corn slathered in a creamy chili- and lime-spiked sauce with cheese.<p>Serious Eats<p>VIDEOS<p>Watch More Videos<p>Read the Whole Story<p>Ingredients1/4 cup (60ml) mayonnaise1/4 cup (60ml) sour cream or Mexican <i>crema</i>1/2 cup (110g) finely crumbled Cotija or feta cheese, …

Spaghetti with Clams, Mussels, and Tomatoes Recipe

<b>Notes:</b> In this particular recipe, I used cherry tomatoes to add flavor, but if fresh, ripe tomatoes are unavailable or out of season, you can substitute chopped canned tomatoes, instead. I would use one (14-ounce) can of chopped tomates for a recipe this size.<p>I prefer a long pasta shape for this …

Pastina for Lunch

<b>Grown-up Pastina</b>, <i>adapted from The Wednesday Chef</i><p><i>Luisa’s recipe is simple and perfect; click on the link above to see it in its entirety and as a</i> …

Grilled Halibut With Spicy Red Onion Relish, Avocados, Asparagus, and Chipotle Vinaigrette Recipe

<b>Note</b>: Plan ahead and serve the fish with jalapeño-, onion-, and serrano-infused vinegar for splashing on top. Make it in carafe at least a day in advance, and refrigerate it until use.<p><b>Read more: Sunday Supper: Grilled Halibut with Spicy Red Onion Relish, Avocados, Asparagus and Chipotle …

How To Contour Your Face, DIY Fresh Flower Crown, 1 Product 4 Ways, and More: Reading List

<i>We know you don’t have oodles of time to browse through everything on the Birchbox blog and in the magazine each week. Here’s a short list of the top blog posts, articles, videos, and news you need to read this weekend.</i><p>How To: Contour Your Face: Self-confessed contour addict and Birchbox staffer Deepica shares her tips for an every day contour that looks natural and helps define the face.<p>How to Make a DIY Fresh Flower Crown: Floral crowns are everywhere these days and now you can make your own …

Simple Springtime Dishes

Chipotle Chicken

Chipotle in adobo has a smoky spiciness that makes this simple, simmered chicken dish shine.

Food