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How to make Mexican Burrito Lasagna

This is a very easy recipe that I created for my family. My husband is from Mexico and he loves spicy foods. Me? Not so much, but I try to find a happy medium. Burritos are delicious, but any true Mexican will tell you that they aren’t a Mexican original. Invented in 1910 by an entrepreneurial businessman, burritos are the white man’s Mexican food. Juan Mendez prepared the burritos and took them across the Rio Bravo to United States during the Mexican Revolution. The Yanks across the river couldn’t get enough!

Delicious? Yes, but not traditional Mexican fare. Nonetheless, my family knows yummy when they see it, ergo: my creation! Without further ado, Mexican Burrito Lasagna!

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Super Brigadeiro FAIL

As a teacher of foreign students, I often have the chance to talk about – and often to try- foods from around the world. (Awesome job perk!) Recently, we have had a large number of students from Brazil at my school. As such, I’ve heard a lot about rice and beans, barbecue, feijoada and, of course, Brigadeiros – Brazil’s national delight. Brigadeiros are basically chocolate bonbons often coated in nuts, sprinkles or coconuts flakes. Continue reading “Super Brigadeiro FAIL”