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Dia de los Muertos is a holiday honoring the spirits of the dead in central and southern Mexico. If you’re making Mexican food tonight, you’re celebrating it. Typically there’s a large feast with many different offerings, most traditionally:

But we also like to switch things up, so we included these modern Mexican recipes:

And for dessert, Chocolate Flan and Mexican Apple Empanadas. In case you feel like taking a break from candy. 
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