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Fiesta Time is almost here and King Smokehouse is in the mood to party. We will be open all week (even during the festivities) to make sure you have all the delicious gourmet products you crave. Of course, we have a special special for you along with a classic recipe. We all know Felix has the BEST ground beef to be found in Cuenca-no doubt about it. We also know he has delicious, melty Cheddar cheese. Oh yum. So for you this week we have two fabulous recipes using these great ingredients. Oh, totally yummy. And to make this special you can buy a Ground Beef/Cheddar Cheese combo and realize a whopping 50 cents per pound discount on your cheese. Naturally, Felix is fully stocked on all his great items and is ready to serve you NOW!
This week’s first recipe showcases an easy-to make classic featuring tasty hamburger ‘steaks’ smothered in gravy and onions. Serve with hot rice, it’s a great way to dress up a pound of ground beef and you probably have all the ingredients on hand!  Add a salad and biscuits! Easy.
1 pound King Smokehouse ground beef.
1 egg
¼ cup bread crumbs or fine saltine cracker crumbs
⅛ teaspoon ground black pepper
½ each teaspoon seasoned salt, onion powder, garlic powder
1 teaspoon Salsa Ingles sauce
1 tablespoon vegetable oil
1 cup thinly sliced onion
2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
1 cup beef broth (1 beef bouillon cube dissolved in water)
1 tablespoon cooking sherry or red wine (optional but...

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Felix Salinas


Recommendation for Daniela Cordero of Millennial Broker’s Cuenca Expat Insurance

We have been using the services of Daniela Cordero for over a year now and she has been a great help to us. We were new expats at the time and choosing medical insurance was confusing and daunting. Daniela provided us with a medical insurance recommendation with BMI Iqualas Medicas and explained very clearly what our options were and helped us every step of the way. As far as service, she has gone the extra mile, even bringing paperwork and refunds to our home at times. Her English is excellent, which is a big plus for us, as we are still learning to become fluent in Spanish.

BMI has been a good company for us as well. What influenced us in our choice was not being limited to a particular network of medical providers. Not being familiar with any of the doctors here, it was important to us to keep our options open. During our first year with them, we have been satisfied with the coverage and were happy that they paid some claims that we were not sure would be covered.

Remigio Tamariz 1-62 y Av. Solano Edificio Office, Oficina 5-5
Cuenca, Ecuador
+593 99 520 6384

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Daniela Cordero


All of us at some point in our lives have known of a case of children, adolescents or young people in vulnerable conditions, but rarely do we stop to help them effectively, always thinking that this is someone else’s responsibility.  We want to share with you a story that shows us how a hand outstretched at the right time can be the only opportunity to achieve a change and transformation in the lives of others, who otherwise could hardly achieve it.

The princesses are back. Without a doubt, the favorites are Sleeping Beauty, Snow White and Cinderella: the three most famous Disney princesses. They dream of costumes, tiaras and matching heels, gifts. The princesses: beautiful and innocent maidens whose stories have been heard by generations and generations of little girls, fascinated by their misfortunes of all kinds.  And what they all have in common is to be rescued and saved by a wonderful prince for whom they leave their lives behind to live happily ever after by his side.
“When a girl plays princesses, she invents a kind of tale; she talks about herself, her desires and fears, organizing them into a story, giving meaning to her existence.”
In Hearts of Gold we experienced again the power of dreams as an incredible energy that fills you and makes everything magical and possible; with the help of two beautiful princesses.
These princesses had not had the opportunity to feel like princesses, as other children have had. They told us that their...

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Camila Moscoso


This beautiful apartment is located in a building by the Oro Verde hotel in an interior tower towards the river with nice views of the Tomebamba river and El Cajas mountains, the apartment has one bedroom, one full bath, kitchen, living room, dining room, the building has 24/7 security guard.


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Graciela Quinde

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