Cooking from the Heart: Favorite Recipes from L.A. Bloggers

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By Octavio Navarro

Dia de los Muertos feast.

In celebration of Dia de los los Muertos, I recently got together with a few Los Angeles bloggers to share and enjoy some of our favorite meals made with Mazola Corn Oil. It was great fun tasting the various traditional dishes and sweets. My earlier post included a video of how to prepare my favorite dish of Papas con Carne. To review the video for cooking instructions for the ingredients below, click here. Papas con Carne (serving for 4)

Ingredients: • 1 pound carne “Rancher” or “para asar” (flank steak thinly sliced) cut into small strips • 3 large potatoes (4 medium size) cut into small cubes • Half a white onion • Two medium size Tomatoes cut into small cubes • ¼ cup Mazola Corn Oil • 1 tablespoon of salt • 1 teaspoon of Pepper For more recipes and cooking instructions from some of the dishes I tasted, visit the following links:

LA bloggers hosted by Nicole Presley for Dia de los Muertos.

Chicken and Apple Empanadas by LatinoFoodie. Dia de los Muertos Sugar Cookies by Presley’s Pantry Ají de Gallina by Notas de Mama Tinga de Pollo by Mamas Noticias Buñuelos by Living Mi Vida Loca Almond Orange Cookies by Comiendo en LA Pumpkin Fritters by Sassy Mama in LA Pumpkin Chocolate Bread by Rockin Mama Mazola® Corn Oil accentuates the natural favors of foods and because it is tolerates higher cooking temperatures it was just right for preparing my dish. For more recipes using Mazola® Corn Oil, visit the new Spanish-language Facebook page from Mazola®: or the brand’s website: This is part of a sponsored campaign with Latina Mom Bloggers and Mazola®. However, all opinions expressed are our own.

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