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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Mexican Independence – ¡Viva México!

By Citizenship series on the September 2019 Edition The Mexican struggle for independence began with the Grito de Dolores (Cry of Dolores). In September of 1810, Miguel Hidalgo, the parish priest of the small town of Dolores in central Mexico, uttered the country’s cry for independence. He called not only for liberation from Spain, but also for […]

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