Marcela Valladolid

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Fast-Fix Chicken Empanadas
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Marcela uses simple supermarket pizza dough to make chicken empanadas.

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With the help of Marcela's quick tips and easy how-tos, you can serve her comforting butternut squash soup, juicy chicken and creamy pies at home.

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  • Mexican Made Easy

    When it comes to dessert, Mexico has been influenced by many flavors from around the globe, and today Marcela shows us some of her favorites! Inspired by the '50s boom of cake mixes, Marcela marries layers of rich, creamy flan and chocolate cake in a Choco Flan that will make your mouth water! Next, light and delicious crepes: Stuffed with pecans, bananas and the classic Mexican caramel called Cajeta, these crepes will turn heads. Then, Marcela makes kid-friendly Caramel popcorn balls that satisfy with a sweet and salty crunch! And finally, an Aztec Hot Chocolate spiced with chile and cinnamon: the perfect treat!

  • Mexican Made Easy

    Marcela cooks for the soul with these classic Mexican favorites like a Classic Tortilla Soup garnished with fried or baked tortilla strips, smoked chiles, avocado, cheese, cilantro and lime. Next she prepares Stuffed Poblano Chiles ("Chile Rellenos"), a hearty and traditional Mexican dish. For dessert, it's Mexican Rice Pudding ("Arroz con Leche") redolent of cinnamon, vanilla and raisins.

  • Mexican Made Easy

    When it comes to dessert, Mexico has been influenced by many flavors from around the globe, and today Marcela shows us some of her favorites! Inspired by the '50s boom of cake mixes, Marcela marries layers of rich, creamy flan and chocolate cake in a Choco Flan that will make your mouth water! Next, light and delicious crepes: Stuffed with pecans, bananas and the classic Mexican caramel called Cajeta, these crepes will turn heads. Then, Marcela makes kid-friendly Caramel popcorn balls that satisfy with a sweet and salty crunch! And finally, an Aztec Hot Chocolate spiced with chile and cinnamon: the perfect treat!

  • Mexican Made Easy

    Getting together for the 'big game' is an American tradition, but it's also the perfect time to serve up some hearty Mexican food. Marcela scores a touchdown with her friends as she has them over and serves up some Sweet and Spicy Short Rib Tacos, bubbly baked Manchego cheese with chorizo, Turkey Picadillo Sliders (a meaty Mexican sloppy Joe), and Spicy Clamato and Beer cocktails.

About Marcela Valladolid

Marcela grew up around expert cooks and shares her passion for food as a host on The Kitchen and in her cooking show, Mexican Made Easy. More

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