Make a Mexican capirotada by acquiring 1 pound of grated piloncillo or 2 cups of packed, dark brown sugar. You also need 8 cups of water, 1 cinnamon stick, 3 whole cloves and 1 loaf of two-day-old challah or brioche brea... More » Food Cooking Desserts

A capirotada recipe from Saveur features traditional ingredients such as piloncillo sugar, bolillo bread and Oaxaca cheese. McCormick's recipe for capirotada also makes use of Mexican ingredients. More » Food Cooking Bread

Putting together a delicious Mexican salsa only takes a few basic ingredients: ripe tomatoes, onion, lime, jalapeño, cilantro and salt. Amounts of each ingredient can be altered, omitted, or added based on taste for spic... More » Food Cooking
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