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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  • Mexican Made Easy

    Marcela's favorite sous chef is her son, Fausto, and in this show she demonstrates some of her favorite kid-friendly recipes. She starts with a Morning Mexican Frittata made with eggs and plenty of cheese. Then Sweet & Easy Pineapple Empanadas, which are as fun to make as they are to eat. Crispy Turkey Mini Tacos are kid-sized and full of healthy ingredients. And Marcela's delicious sauté of zucchini and corn served in scooped-out zucchini "ships" are a fun way for kids to get their veggies.

  • Mexican Made Easy

    Though Mexico is known for its tacos, Marcela shows viewers the popular Mexican Milanese Sandwiches made with ciabatta rolls (bolillos) and stuffed with thinly pounded chicken breast that has been breaded and fried. Accompanying the street-inspired menu are Creamy Corn Cups with mix-and-match toppings like chile powder, sour crème, lime juice, and shredded cheese and Sweet Cinnamon Flavored Oatmeal Drinks.

  • Mexican Made Easy

    Oaxaca is one of Marcela's favorite places in all of Mexico, and today she's showing us everything she loves about that city and its fascinating culinary traditions! Talk of food in Oaxaca always starts with Mole Negro, the quintessential sauce famous for its richness and layers of flavor. Next up, Tlayudas, a popular street food which is a kind of Mexican Pizza. Finally, a classic dish with a twist, Oaxacan marinated cheese. Done with fragrant herbs, it's great as an appetizer or for a party! Enjoy the trip as Marcela takes us through these dishes today on Mexican Made Easy.

  • Mexican Made Easy

    Calling all sweet tooths! Indulge as Marcela makes a menu of one mouthwatering Mexican dessert after another. From a decadent and delightful tres leches cake and chocolate-filled cinnamon-dusted churros to Mexican caramel pastries and marzipan, these '"dulce delights" make up a sweet menu to remember.

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  • Mexican Made Easy

    Marcela will bring the flavors of her favorite taco stand right into your kitchen when she shows viewers how to make such Mexican street classics as; tequila and herb carne asada and adobo-rubbed chicken tacos, crispy-crunchy cheese and a healthy, minty lemonade.

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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