Sponsored: Good Food + Good Products Crucial to #Hispanic Cultura (#Giveaway)

by Migdalia Rivera

The author received sample products to facilitate this giveaway. However, this in no way influenced the author’s opinions. Her love of Hispanic cuisine, and the products needed to create those scrumptious meals, was established years ago.

Food was a huge part of my life growing up. Although my Mom did not like to cook (and couldn’t!), my stepfather did. He was a chef in his younger years and loved to show off his amazing Puerto Rican cuisine at every family gathering. Unfortunately, I didn’t get the opportunity to write down his recetas / recipes before he passed away. But, that missed chance has been a blessing! It’s opened up the doors to countless other recipes for my boys and I to try.

I’ll let you in on a secret of my cultura – the right products are everything! I can’t imagine making my rice in just any pot, it has to be a caldero. And, my pollo/chicken just wouldn’t taste right without my mix of spices. The texture, the flavor, the aroma wafting in the halls, are what they are because I use the right productos/products. It’s not fancy or overpriced. It’s just… right.

If, like me, you did not have flavorful Hispanic recipes passed down to you, don’t despair! It’s easy to throw some zest and sabor/flavor into your meals. To get you started, Latina On a Mission has teamed up with IMUSA and McCormick to giveaway one Cuban package (see items below).  For recipe ideas, check out my Sabroso Saturday recipes!

imusa wood mortar & pestle

Cuban prize package contains the following:

  • IMUSA Wood Mortar and Pestle
  • IMUSA Caldero
  • IMUSA Tostonera
  • McCormick Black Pepper,
  • McCormick Garlic Salt,
  • McCormick Curry Powder,
  • McCormick Paprika,
  • McCormick Cinnamon,
  • McCormick Oregano (So essential!)
  • McCormick Black Peppercorn Grinder
  • McCormick Chicken Bag ‘n Season (For those busy nights!)
  • McCormick Black Beans & Rice Mix

Although Hispanic Heritage month is coming to a close, you can celebrate the cultura/culture year-long by enjoying the food, and community that comes with those meals. And Ladies, remember “El amor entra por la cocina”! Or, in English, “The quickest way to a man’s heart is through his stomach”.

To enter the giveaway use the Rafflecopter giveaway form below.  Giveaway ends October 31, 2013 at 12:00 AM (Eastern Time) and is open to US residents over 18 years of age.


New to Rafflecopter? Watch this 45-second video to learn how to enter!

¡Suerte! / Good luck!

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About the Author

Migdalia Rivera, also known as Ms. Latina in social media, is a single Latina mother of a teen, tween and 2 Australian Shepherds. When not blogging, or chasing after her energetic bunch, she connects influential bloggers with brands and PR agencies via her blogger network, Stiletto Media.

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1 Elisebet F October 16, 2013 at 8:46 am

I love ceviche! It’s easy to make at home too.

2 Claudia Gomez October 16, 2013 at 8:54 am

My favorite hispanic recipe is Bandeja Paisa. I love it. I love Peruan Recipes too, but I am Colombian.

3 Diana Rodriguez - Entre Compras y El Hogar October 16, 2013 at 8:58 am

My favorite recipe is Arepas de Choclo…
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4 Claudia Gomez October 16, 2013 at 8:58 am
5 Lauren S. October 16, 2013 at 8:58 am

Black beans & rice!
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6 Elizabeth Dalton October 16, 2013 at 9:44 am

My favorite meal is Caldo de Albondigas…..drool.

7 Jeanet Lancheros October 16, 2013 at 9:45 am


8 cheidy October 16, 2013 at 10:02 am

i love rice and beans

9 Deb K October 16, 2013 at 10:11 am

Enchiladas are my favorite!
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10 Norma Monroy October 16, 2013 at 10:28 am

My Favorite is TAMALES!

11 dailycurlz October 16, 2013 at 11:04 am

Mangu :)

12 Allie October 16, 2013 at 11:30 am
13 Nily Figueroa October 16, 2013 at 11:49 am

My favorite Hispanic mofongo so delicious!!!

14 Nily Figueroa October 16, 2013 at 11:56 am
15 Dollys October 16, 2013 at 12:30 pm

As dominican I love a lot of spicy foods, sancocho, mangu, etc!!!

16 betty moreno October 16, 2013 at 2:36 pm

mi eceta favoita es enchiladas :)

17 Alissa Apel October 16, 2013 at 3:06 pm

I like Enchilada’s! I make them with plain Greek yogurt instead of sour cream.
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18 Alissa Apel October 16, 2013 at 3:12 pm

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19 Jessica Dennis October 16, 2013 at 3:20 pm

I love arepas and ceviche!

20 Patricia October 16, 2013 at 4:33 pm

I love tostadas.

21 rod jackson October 16, 2013 at 6:34 pm

We love steak enchiladas

22 Michelle S. October 16, 2013 at 7:09 pm

I like tamales the best

23 Natalia October 16, 2013 at 8:52 pm

I love Colombian food as much as I love Mexican food, but my favorite recipe is Cazuela de mariscos.

24 Meghan Finley October 16, 2013 at 11:36 pm


25 Cheryl F. October 17, 2013 at 2:44 am

My favorite is enchiladas.

26 Ely Aguilera October 17, 2013 at 9:58 am

It’s so hard to chose only one, but I’ll say Pozole Verde.

27 Ely Aguilera October 17, 2013 at 10:01 am
28 Mer October 17, 2013 at 10:20 am

Enchiladas are my favorite.

29 Betty Baez October 17, 2013 at 2:19 pm

I love mofongo!

30 Jodi Monroy October 17, 2013 at 11:27 pm

I love to make Tamales!

31 Jodi Monroy October 17, 2013 at 11:31 pm
32 Renee Richardson October 18, 2013 at 1:55 am

I love tamales. Thanks for the wonderful giveaway :)

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33 Bronzie Grube October 18, 2013 at 10:10 am

I love red beans and rice!

34 Mer October 18, 2013 at 10:40 am
35 Laura Ari October 19, 2013 at 8:38 pm

I like chili

36 Ofelia October 19, 2013 at 8:47 pm

If I have to pick a favorite Hispanic meal, it’s anything my husband makes.

This post made me giggle because honestly we met when he brought food to a church event .. he’s a much better cook than me.
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37 Suzanne DeVaux October 20, 2013 at 4:50 pm
38 Kenny Hall October 20, 2013 at 5:38 pm

Carne asada

39 Blessie Nelson October 20, 2013 at 11:55 pm

I have to say it is simple tostadas loaded with seasoned meat, queso freso and avocados and salsa!

40 Blessie Nelson October 20, 2013 at 11:58 pm
41 natali alvarez (nany de paz) October 24, 2013 at 2:25 pm

my favorite is pozole, tamales, enchiladas, carnitas and much more! i love mexican food! thanks for the opportunity.

42 Reina - Soy Mamá en Casa Blog October 25, 2013 at 8:35 pm

Mondongo y Tamales
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43 Valentina F October 25, 2013 at 8:43 pm

Mole rojo.

44 joseph gersch October 27, 2013 at 3:27 pm

i love enchiladad

45 MC Chau October 27, 2013 at 6:39 pm

I love seafood enchiladas!

46 JC Gibbs October 29, 2013 at 9:45 pm

Panamanian, Peruvian, Mexican, South American so mostly hispanic cuisine is delicious! Recipes: anything with Yuca, plantains or corn in it. Yuca al Mojo! ♥♡♥

47 tara pittman October 29, 2013 at 11:05 pm

I love anything with fish and salsa
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48 Eva Smith October 29, 2013 at 11:41 pm

Tamales are my favorite meal!
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49 Rose Powell October 30, 2013 at 5:38 am

Arroz con Gandules y Chicken Guisado!!!!
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