Celebrate Cinco de Mayo with Marcela! This tasty, easy-to-make menu features a festive food line-up perfect for any occasion; including chunky guacamole with serrano peppers, steak quesadillas, yellow chiles bursting with spicy shrimp and ice cold pina colada pops.
It's time to show mom a little extra love with Marcela's mami's day brunch party. To start, healthy Mexican-style granola, followed by Marcela's mom's surefire recipe for mouth-watering Chicken Enchiladas. Then hash browns get a spicy addition with the flavor of Mexican chorizo and finally, a sweet dessert for sweet moms, Pecan and Caramel Candies!
Spice meets "Spike" when Marcela welcomes special celebrity guest chef Spike Mendelsohn into the "Mexican Made Easy" kitchen. There they team up to put a Mexican spin on some American classics -- from burgers "Al Pastor" to "Drunken" Strawberry Shakes, Cilantro-style French Fries to Mexican Caramel Banana Cream Pie. Watch (and taste) what happens when these two power chefs "Mexicanize" some favorite American dishes.
See what happens when Marcela and her son Fausto and his friends get cooking in the great outdoors. This fireside menu has dishes both grownups and kids will love, including; Campfire Dogs, Mexican Country-Style Beans, South of the Border S'mores and milk-and-gelatin Strawberry Stars.
Preparing a vegetarian meal has never been easier or tastier than when Marcela adds her own personal Mexican spin to it. From her fragrant Oregano Oven-Baked Cheese to her south-of-the-border sweet Corn and Poblano Lasagna to her delectable creamy Lemon Trifle, this veggie-friendly menu will even leave meat-lovers wanting more.
It's time to barbeque Mexican-style! As Marcela shares ideas for spicing up everything from rib-eye with buttery roasted garlic and ancho chiles to Grilled Tostadas paired with mexican cheese and pickled jalapenos, onions, and carrots! Throw on some Grilled Zucchini and Bean Salad and tequila drenched bbq peaches and you've got a "Mexi-Grill" to remember!
Marcela answers the eternal question: What to get Dad for Father's Day? Well when it comes to her dad, the answer is cooking up a Mexican feast that combines all his favorites, including Steamed Clams with Chorizo and Tequila, a luscious chile-braised lamb shank, sweet Corn Mashed Potatoes, and even a brussel slaw spiced with ancho chiles.
Join Marcela for a tasty breakfast buffet that features eggs served with two tasty sauces, Empanadas rich with Poblano cream cheese, and an indulgent Mexican Chocolate Banana Cake.
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.
Marcela brings the excitement of a beach-side fiesta right into your home with a sun-drenched menu that includes spicy shrimp and scallop cocktails, Sarandeado-style whole fish, Poblano Rice and thirst-quenching Watermelon-Jalapeno Coolers!
Marcela combines elegant with easy when she shows viewers how to make the perfect "party pass-arounds" consisting of Cilantro Scallop skewers, Brie Quesadillas, Mexican Cheesecakes With Apple and Cranberry Compote, and Frozen Lime and Mixed Berry Margaritas.
Calling all sweet tooths! Indulge as Marcela makes a menu of one mouth-watering 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" are a sweet menu to remember.
Marcela creates a menu celebrating the diverse culinary gifts of Mexico's tastiest states - including recipes for Jalisco's famous Smothered Pork Sandwich, Baja's beachside Lobster Burrito, Puebla's Pippian Chicken, and Mexico City's Caramel Popcorn Balls.
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