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Chorizo Empanadas

Chorizo empanadas are a spicy, delicious Latin-American-inspired appetizer. Easy to make in advance, they are perfect for parties! We're celebrating the end of summer! Our host, Tamara of Beyond Mere Sustenance, is throwing a Latin American-inspired feast in this edition of Progressive Eats. If you’re unfamiliar with the concept, a progressive dinner involves going from …

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Watermelon Coconut Mojito

Looking for a fresh summer cocktail? Try this watermelon coconut mojito, with fresh watermelon and coconut rum. I've been wanting to share this recipe all summer. It's my new favorite summer drink! It's very easy to make and so refreshing. It's a twist on the Cuban classic, the mojito. The mojito combines mint, lime, and …

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Spicy Crab Guacamole

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo with spicy crab guacamole — traditional guac topped with lump crab meat tossed with chile powder. Welcome to Progressive Eats, our virtual version of a Progressive Dinner Party. This month's theme is a Cinco de Mayo Fiesta, and our host is Jane who blogs at The Heritage Cook. If you're unfamiliar …

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Blood-Red Pomegranate Margaritas

This post and recipe was created for #HalloweenTreatsWeek. I was sent samples by some of the sponsor companies but as always opinions are 100% mine. This recipe is for adults 21 and older and does contain alcohol. Looking for a spooky cocktail for your Halloween party? Try these blood-red pomegranate margaritas! Pomegranate juice blends perfectly …

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Ancho Chicken Tacos with Cilantro Slaw and Avocado Cream

Originally published Feb. 11, 2015. Photos updated 7/18/2017. Chicken tacos are spiced with ancho chile powder and topped with cilantro slaw and avocado cream. This delicious meal is ready in under 30 minutes! We're finally getting settled into our new apartment, and getting into a routine. I have finally started meal-planning again. Even though I'm …

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