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California Farms, Recipes, Salads

Endive Farming in Sacramento

California Endive Farm Tour 2016

This post is part 2 of a three-part series for the International Food Blogger Conference (IFBC) I attended in Sacramento, CA. In exchange for a discounted ticket, I agreed to share my own personal experience about my time spent at IFBC on Spanglish Spoon. A huge Thank You goes to California Endive Farms for inviting us to their farm. Touring California…

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Appetizers & Snacks, Recipes, Salads

Mexican Hot Dogs

Mexican Hot Dog

Here is a true definition of Spanglish cooking. The reason I love my blog and the food in it. A hot dog in a tortilla, topped with a simple ensalada de nopales. I am a cross-bred cook who loves to take the best of both worlds and bring them together to make my taste buds sing, “halleluiah, give me more!”…

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How-to Basics, Recipes, Salads

Beet salad with queso fresco

Beet salad with queso fresco

Beets!  Have you had them before?  In case you didn’t know, beets are a good source of folate, potassium, vitamin C, fiber, and antioxidants.  They also help increase blood circulation and cleanse the liver. Until recently I never used to like them.  The truth is, I never even gave them a chance.  One taste a couple years back and I…

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How-to Basics, Recipes, Salads, Salsas & Condiments

Balsamic Reduction recipe with ideas on how to use it

Balsamic Reduction

One of the few dressings I have been able to enjoy without any digestive issues is balsamic vinegar.  And since I’ve been having more salads these days,  my go-to accompanying salad dressing has been a balsamic reduction sauce. It’s simple to make, but can easily burn if you’re not watching it carefully.   Let me show you how easy it…

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Recipes, Salads

Cucumber & Jicama Citrus Salad

Cucumber & Jicama Citrus Salad

Hot days call for cool snacks!  As a kid, I can remember having a lot of fruit in between meals and being completely content with whatever fruit it was.  A bowl of watermelon or cantaloupe, or even jicama or cucumber with some lemon and salt was plenty to fill my appetite.  A while back I had the craving for just…

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