"Aprovecho: A Mexican-American Border Cookbook is a celebration of the food and culture found along the Mexican Border. If offers more than 250 recipes that vary from appetizers and beverages to main dishes and desserts, combining a tantalizing array of ingredients available on both sides of the border. Easy-to-follow directions will help cooks create either a special dish or an entire fiesta in no time. "Aprovecho is also filled with fun facts and legends: from the stories of La Llorona and the Chupacabra to how the margarita was invented, readers will be entertained and enlightened about border life. Special sections range in interest from explaining how tequila is made and how to prepare tamales from scratch to a guide to Mexican beer and how to make a pinata for a birthday or holiday party.
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