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Gustavo Arellano (the ¡Ask A Mexican! guy and editor of the OC Weekly) says Mexi food is multicultural by definition.

“Beer, bacon-wrapped hot dogs, teriyaki bowls are just a few of the foods that have bounced back and forth across Mexico’s borders, ” he explained to American Public Media’s Splendid Table radio program. [Mas…]

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The Perennial Plate ate some good food in Mexico and refried it into a beautiful and tempting one-minute video, One Minute in Mexico. The music is Por El Suelo by Olmeca.

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jarosalsaHola. Is Tia Lencha here.

Ju want to give presens to eberyone on your Chrismas list or Chanukah or Kwanzaa or Reyes Magos or Chinese Year but ju are short on dinero? No worry! Tia Lencha is going to give ju recipe for to make the oven roast red salsa!

Is nice! Is a good gift for the peoples! And is easy! No like making mole for Turkey Day.

I make this salsa to give to my comadres and the lob it. They have little hearts in their eyes when they see my salsa. They eat with almost eberything. They say they fight their childrens and viejos to eat the last drops of it in the jar. Is that good. Oso, it don’t matter if the peoples are no Mexican. The peoples at my job are no Mexican and they ask me for the salsa. [Mas…]

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lalocucashoppigPOCHO’s Especial Correspondents spread out across America to celebrate Thanksgiving and sent in notes about their day. Some names were changed to avoid unpredictable results.  Read their stories and share your own in the comments!

  • Homeboy in East Los: My family’s so Mexican we carved the turkey with a switchblade ·IN MEMORY of SMILEY·
  • Dateline, Austin: MEChA cousin Xochiloctl is in the living room refusing to eat turkey and playing Grand Theft Auto 5 instead.
  • Nancy in Santana, the O.C.: That awkward moment when three-year-old Cousin Ricardo makes a big announcement that everybody better finish their plates because Mommy spent the whole day cooking the dog. [Mas…]

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firstturkey900See this painting that is supposed to depict the first Thanksgiving? It’s wrong wrong wrong. What really went on at that epic feast so long ago?

We’ve got eight things right here:

8. The frozen string beans in the casserole were past their sell-by date

7. Pilgrim Zephaniah Winslow = silent but deadly

6. Squanto’s succotash was really takeout from Naco Bell [Mas…]

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¡Japi Januka! A kosher carnitas y nopales burrito inside a donut (video)

by JEFE BOYARDEE November 27, 2013 Cultura
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The signature foods of Chanukah, which begins tonight, are potato latkes — as prepared by Hebrew homeboys Jaquann and Luis — and sufganiyot, Israeli-style donuts. Both foods, tu sabes, are fried in oil, commemorating the milagro at the heart of the Chanukah story. Which is why, two years ago, before we thought of Mexican Turducken-style […]

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Hebrew homeboys make Chanukah potato latkes (NSFW video)

by SOY VEY November 26, 2013 Cultura
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The Jewish holiday of Chanukah חנוכה starts Wednesday night, so Hebrew hermanos Jaquann and Luis prepare potato latkes (pancakes) one of the season’s signature treats. This year Chanukah and Thanksgiving coincide, so all the Pochodores wish you a Gobble Tov! (Totally NSFW adult language.) PREVIOUSLY ON HOMEBOY HEBREWS:

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Tia Lencha’s Cocina: How I make turkey in Mole Poblano for mijo

by TIA LENCHA November 25, 2013 Cultura
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Hola. Is Tia Lencha here. Sorry I no give ju recetas (recipes for ju pochos) for a gwhile. I was closed like the gobernment. Mijo’s daddy no send the cheques for the mijo support. I mad. Then he go to my house crying because the eskelton eskank he marry left him for another viejo (old […]

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Breaking Ñews : Bimbo intros Twinkie-like ‘Blonde Bimbo’

by Victor Payan November 25, 2013 El Now
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(PNS reporting from MEXICO CITY) On the heels of Mexican baking behemoth Grupo Bimbo’s announcement that they changed the name of their controversial snack cake Bimbo Negrito to the less offenive Bimbo Nito, the company has revealed a new Twinkie-like snack cake for the U.S. market called the Blonde Bombo. The Blonde Bimbo will be available […]

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Mickey D’s in South Africa has a ‘Mexican burger’ for you (video)

by MOSCA MEXICAN November 6, 2013 Cultura
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This TV commercial from McDonald’s in South Africa promotes a “Mexican burger” with “fiery jalapeño” hot sauce. Cactuses and sombreros not included. No burros were harmed in the making of this commercial. PREVIOUSLY ON SOUTH AFRICAN MEXICAN FOOD:

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Playing with your food is fun on Dia de Los Muertos (video)

by ONO MISTERBILL November 1, 2013 Cultura
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Someone — maybe you — will watch this weird stop motion animation Dias De Los Muertos by Scott Renk and say, “Some people have too much time on their hands” to which we say, “Here’s to the crazy ones, the misfits, the rebels, the troublemakers, the round pegs in the square holes… the ones who […]

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There’s a map for that: Best foods in every state (infographic)

by MOSCA MEXICAN October 24, 2013 Cartoons
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Here’s an idea. Let’s decide what is the best food in each of the United Estates and make a big infographic. What? Is that the voice of (Day of the) Dead Steve Jobs? What’s that, Steve? There’s a map for that? Coming in at Numero Tres is a puro Califas burrito, known to non-locals as […]

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Breaking: Chef Rick Bayless invents ultimate hangover cure

by Santino J. Rivera October 11, 2013 El Now
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(PNS reporting from CHICAGO) Black coffee, menudo, In-N-Out, mota, maybe even a little hair of the dog — all common hangover remedies, right? But according to a study from Mexican culinary genius Rick Bayless, a new discovery might have them all beat: 7-Up. “People have helplessly suffered hangovers forever and without any kind of cure. […]

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Henry’s Kitchen: How to make very sad anytime chili for one (video)

by JEFE BOYARDEE October 10, 2013 Cultura
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Henry Phillips, who grew up in New Jersey and got once beaned by a rock his brother threw, prepares Henry’s Anytime Chili for One, but first he needs to convert from metric, and then down-size the family-sized recipe because he’s only making dinner for himself. That involves dividing by seven, which is easier said than […]

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Texas ants work together to take tortilla chip back to the casa (video)

by ROD ESTERLING October 9, 2013 Cultura
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Somewhere in Texas, it takes a village for a tortilla chip fiesta! PREVIOUSLY ON TEXAS FOOD THEATRE:

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Latvian TV goes local in Jalisco to learn to make horchata (video)

by JEFE BOYARDEE October 8, 2013 Cultura
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This is what we figured out from the video and subtitles so far: A food program (and travel show?) from Latvian National TV called Cult Food visits Ajijic in Jalisco, MX (they call it Meksika) to learn from the locals how to make horchata. In Ajijic, the recipe includes condensed milk; Latvian TV host guy […]

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La Cucaracha: How we celebrate Latino Heritage Month (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz September 19, 2013 Cartoons
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