Discover the Souls’ Magical Journey…

Day of the Dead ~ Día de Muertos

Each year the Mexican Day of the Dead celebration ~ Día de Muertos, brings families together to remember those passed and to honor their memory through art, ceremony, dance, and cuisine. This is truly how Day of the Dead is celebrated. The stories and images in Dining with the Dead will have you wandering through bustling street markets, smelling the bright fields of marigolds, listening in candlelight to graveside prayers, and tasting heavenly traditional dishes.

Those dishes are the soul of this book. More than 100 alluring recipes and 540 sublime photographs guide you through succulent tamales, pozoles, sweet pan de muerto, and many other festive and delicious iconic dishes. You’ll also learn to make altars, sugar skulls, and decorations. From unlocking the essence of chiles and making perfect scratch-made tortillas to perfecting the king of the moles, Dining with the Dead is an unforgettable cultural and culinary odyssey.

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Dining with the Dead explores the Mexican holiday tradition of Día de Muertos ~ Day of the Dead and their wonderful traditional food and culture that makes this day one of the most beloved celebrations in Mexico

History and Origins

Traditional Mexican Cuisine

Culture and Traditions

Traditional Mexican Recipes for Beloved Celebrations

“Day of the Dead is a very personal holiday. We cook for ourselves but also for the spirits, and we make them the foods that they loved here on Earth.”

-Mariana Nuño-Ruiz McEnroe

Night Vigil at the cemetery November 2nd, Michoacán, México.

Don’t miss it!

DWTD 2022 UPCOMING BOOK EVENTS!

O C T O B E R 2022

BOOK SIGNING | OCTOBER | 1st | 2022

Book Signing at a local bookstore favorite, 
get a free book mark with each book purchase!

Saturday | OCTOBER 1st | 2022
1:00pm to 4:00pm 

Half Price Books 
555 N. Lamar 
Austin, TX 78723

UMLAUF After Dark: Hispanic Heritage Month | OCTOBER |4th| 2022

BOOK SIGNING at a BEAUTIFUL location
UMLAUF Sculpture Garden + Museum

UMLAUF After Dark: Hispanic Heritage Month 
Come and get a signed copy of DWTD, 
enjoy a stroll through the sculpture garden and the 
Musical Performance by The Gonzos.

Tuesday | OCTOBER | 4th | 2022
6:00pm to 8:00pm 
 
UMLAUF Sculpture Garden + Museum
605 Azie Morton Rd, 
Austin, TX 78704

Elizabeth Branch Park |OCTOBER |9th |2022

Mark your calendars! and come visit us at 
Mueller Elizabeth Branch Park, during the 
Farmers Market day, buy fresh vegetables, 
hand craft products, enjoy delicious bites 
and get your signed copy of DWTD!

Sunday | OCTOBER 9 | 2022
11:00pm to 2:00pm 

At Elizabeth Branch Park, 
2006 Philomena St. 
Austin, TX 78723

MUELLER FALL FEST | OCTOBER | 22nd |2022

Mark your calendars and come join us at MULLER FALL FEST 
Enjoy live music, delicious treats and beverages from local eateries, 
kettle corn, face painting, and the park water fountains!
Bring the kids, pets, and lawn chairs and 
enjoy a great time in our neighborhood.

Get your signed DWTD cookbook copy
We will be giving brief demos an tips on
how to make your ofrenda at home!

Saturday | OCTOBER 22nd
2:00pm to 5:00pm 

Elizabeth Branch Park, PAVILION
2006 Philomena St. 
Austin, TX 78723

MARIGOLD FESTIVAL | OCTOBER |29th | 2022

One of the most beautiful laces in Texas, the Arnosky Family farms, 
come and join us at the closure of the Blanco Marigold festival, 
Enjoy the flower fields, get a bouquet or buckets!
of fresh flowers and a DWTD cookbook copy signed 
and set up your ofrenda at home!


MARIGOLD FESTIVAL, Blanco Texas  
Blue Barn at ARNOSKY  Family Farms

Saturday | OCTOBER 29th 
12:00pm to 5:00pm 


ARNOSKY FAMILY FARMS, 
13977 FM 2325 
Blanco, TX 78606

N O V E M B E R 2022

TEXAS BOOK FESTIVAL 5 -6 NOVEMBER 2022

DETAILS TO BE ANNOUNCED....

TEXAS BOOK FESTIVAL NOVEMBER 2022


NOVEMBER 5-6  
0::00 am  to  0:00 pm 


CONGRESS AVE. 

AUSTIN, TX 78701

BOOK RELEASED OCTOBER 30th, 2021

Last year presentations:

October 30th | 2021

MEXIC ARTE MUSEUM

11:00 -12:00 PM

Free admission from 11:00am to 12:00pm!!!


MEXIC ARTE MUSEUM

419 Congress Ave, Austin, TX 78701

October 30th | 2021

LA PEñA GALLERY

1:00-2:30 PM


LA PEñA GALLERY

227 Congress Ave, Austin, TX 78701

October 30th | 2021

Arnosky Family Farms

4:00-5:00 PM


ARNOSKY FAMILY FARMS

13977 FM 2325
Blanco, TX 78606

November 1st | 2021

CONSULATE GENERAL of MEXICO AUSTIN

6:30-8:30 PM


CONSULATE GENERAL OF MEXICO-AUSTIN

5202 E Ben White Blvd #150,

Austin, TX 78741

November 2nd | 2021

ALTAR AT HOME

8:00pm


VIRTUAL PRESENTATON

to be announced….

Austin, TX

November 7th | 2021

AUSTIN CENTRAL PUBLIC LIBRARY SHOP

TIME TO BE ANNOUNCED …

AUSTIN CENTRAL PUBLIC LIBRARY-SHOP

710 W. César Chávez St., 2nd Floor 

Austin, TX 78701

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