MUY BUENO: FIESTAS: 100+ Delicious Mexican Recipes for Celebrating the Year

Yvette Marquez-Sharpnack

Weldon Owen
April 11, 2023
ISBN-13: 978-1681889177


Yvette Marquez-Sharpnack HeadshotYvette Marquez-Sharpnack is a mother, wife, author, food blogger, YouTuber, and recipe developer. She lives in the beautiful state of Colorado with her husband and two children. She was raised in El Paso, Texas and draws her culinary inspiration from her late grandmother’s old-world northern Mexican recipes, her mother’s El Paso home cooking, her favorite childhood dishes, and her travel adventures in Mexico. Though she writes primarily about her culinary adventures on her award-winning blog,, she also is a brand ambassador, on-camera host, and is the co-author of “Muy Bueno: Three Generations of Authentic Mexican Flavor” and “Latin Twist: Traditional and Modern Cocktails”. 

Yvette has been quoted in The New York Times, The Washington Post, CNN, The Huffington Post, and Yahoo. The Muy Bueno blog has received several online accolades, including being named a SAVEUR finalist for: Best Use of Video, Best Food Blog, Best Regional Cuisine Blog, and Best Group Blog. Best Food Blogs by The Latin Kitchen. And Yvette was named one of the Latina Bloggers You Must Know by Latina magazine. She is known as one of the leading Latina bloggers in the U.S.   

Besides her blog, Yvette has also been featured in Latina magazine, Cosmo for Latinas, People en Español, and the websites of NBC, Today, The Huffington Post, SAVEUR, Siempre Mujer, and BuzzFeed, among other media outlets. She has also been on several podcasts, radio, and TV shows. 

You can connect with her on Twitter and Instagram (@muybuenocooking) and on Facebook (Muy Bueno Cookbook). 

Celebrate any occasion with this stunningly designed cookbook, featuring 100+ recipes for traditional and contemporary Mexican-inspired cuisine as well as DIY crafts that make every event a fiesta!  

With its gorgeous food photography, detailed recipe directions, and wealth of tips to guide you in the kitchen, Muy Bueno: FIESTAS by Yvette Marquez-Sharpnack turns every day into a celebration. You’ll discover how to show your love on Valentine’s Day with Heart-Shaped Berry Empanadas, celebrate Mother’s Day with Guava Mimosas, whip up Chile Braised Pork Ribs for Día de los Muertos; make a big batch of Red Chile and Chicken Tamales for the December holidays, and much more. Included along with the over 100 delicious, seasonal recipes are step-by-step instructions for making holiday-themed crafts that are fun for children and grown-ups alike. 

100+ RECIPES: Includes a broad selection of classic and contemporary Mexican recipes, including substantial soups and salads, hearty mains, cocktails, and decadent desserts. 

RECIPES FOR EVERY OCCASION: Whether you’re preparing for a 4th of July BBQ or Mexican Independence Day, cooking for a crowd on Easter, or honoring loved ones on Día de los Muertos, Muy Bueno: FIESTAS features easy-to-follow recipes for all occasions, big and small.  

DIY CRAFTS: Instructions for decorative crafts to help set the stage for a memorable occasion!