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Americas Quarterly: 5 People Who Bring Mexico and the U.S. Closer Together

“Whether in sports, politics, food or the arts, the U.S. and Mexico have enriched one another in countless ways. That’s why AQ has selected its Top 5 Border Ambassadors to highlight those who excel in bringing the two countries closer together. Each honoree does this in their own way: U.S.-Mexico Foundation CEO Rebeca Vargas helps…

ELLE México

“Esta ensalada festiva y llena de color, es una versión moderna de lo que conocemos como Ensalada Navideña. Solo que la manera tradicional de hacerla, lleva muchas más frutas. A mi me encanta la combinación que incluyo aquí. Me recuerda a cuando era niña y rompíamos piñatas en las posadas o los cumpleaños y veíamos…

National Geographic

“You’ve bought your turkey and you’ve mapped out the seating chart to separate the feuding cousins. You’ve outsourcing the stuffing and sweet potatoes, but you can’t bear to let anyone else but you make Mama Stamberg’s famous cranberry relish. But before you collapse into your chair this Thanksgiving, remember why you’re bringing everyone together in…

Austin Statesman

“When Jinich thinks about Thanksgiving, she thinks about the sharing of ideas as much as the sharing of food, and she sees parallels between the current conversations about immigration and food culture. ‘Mexicans and Americans, we think we know each other,’ she says. ‘Oh, American food is hot dogs and Mexican food is only tacos.…

NPR: The Salt

“In Mexico, celebrations for el Dia de los Muertos, or Day of the Dead, are already in full swing. The holiday, observed on Nov. 1 and 2, honors deceased ancestors. And food and drink are a big part of the festivities — they are ofrendas, or offerings, put on altars to entice deceased loved ones…

Toledo Blade

“When you think of Mexican food, there’s a good chance you’re imagining tacos, burritos, and enchiladas — and margaritas, of course. When Pati Jinich (pronounced HEE-nitch) — host of Pati’s Mexican Table on PBS, which airs locally on WGTE at 2:30 p.m. on Tuesdays — thinks of the food of her homeland, she thinks of…

Well+Good

“The avocado is the gateway drug of healthy eating—it’s delicious, plays well with others, and is a brilliant travel partner. Plus, props to the OG superfood for being a convincing reminder that fat can be your ally. But there’s nothing more annoying than trying to make an Instagrammable piece of avo toast with a rock-hard, bright green avocado.…