Food and Drink series – Caesar Salad

By Manzanillo Sun on the Winter 2022/2023 Edition Original Tijuana Caesar Salad and Homemade Dressing Recipe As the story goes, Chef Caesar was living in San Diego, California, but working at a restaurant in Tijuana when he created his leafy masterpiece. Since its conception, there have been various reinterpretations of Caesar dressing, many of which include incorporating […]

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Food and Drink series – The Lighter Side of the Fabulous Margarita

By Manzanillo Sun on the Winter 2021/2022 Edition The Lighter Side of the Margarita For those looking to enjoy a margarita, but without the sugar, read on. This tested recipe delivers delightful, refreshing flavor. Ingredients Yields 1 serving  3 cups ice  2 fluid ounces tequila  1 fluid ounce lime juice  2 ½ teaspoons […]

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Calavera – Día de los Muertos

By Path to Citizenship Series on the November 2019 Edition In the late 1800s and early 1900s, Jose Guadalupe Posada began creating engraving and etchings to illustrate the newspapers of the day called broadsheets. His prints of skeletons doing everyday jobs are still called Calaveras today. Posada was the first to sketch the skeletons wearing […]

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Hojarascas Traditional Mexican Shortbread Cookies

By Manzanillo Sun Writer on the November 2019 Edition Ingredients (Makes 3 dozen 3-inch, perfectly crumbly and delicately addicting cookies) ✓ 1 egg ✓ 1 tablespoon baking powder ✓ 1/2 cup sugar (plus 1 cup of sugar for coating) ✓ 3 tablespoons of cinnamon (plus 3 tablespoons for coating) ✓ 1 cup vegetable shortening ✓ […]

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EIight Myths Regarding Spaying and Neutering

By Friends of Mexican Animal Welfare on the November 2019 Edition When it comes to spaying and neutering (fixing), misunderstandings abound. This is particularly true to the Mexican culture. Owners worry that ‘fixing’ their pet may cause undesirable side-effects. Nothing could be further from the truth! Here are a few of the most common misconceptions…. My female […]

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