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Marta Darby
Works at My Big, Fat, Cuban Family
Attended Platt College-Los Angeles
Lives in Mission Viejo, CA
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Making Mac & Cheese A LO CUBANO. Believe it. #goautentico #Socu   #spon   #mybigfatcubanfamily  
This is a sponsored post by Cacique® and Society Culinaria. The opinions are my own. When you have a big, fat Cuban family, you are aware that it takes a lot to not just feed, but satisfy them. With Easter on the way, I'm already planning a super satisfying brunch menu. What to do? Here's how my thinking went...
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I give you '10 Cuban Superstitions That Helped You Survive.' #yourewelcome   #itsacubanthing  
I've been writing this blog since 2006. That's 9 years of (over)sharing about my big, fat, Cuban family and our sometimes nutty life. Growing up Cuban brings with it its own set of rules and many shared experiences. We have certain products that we are compelled to use and behavior which we don't quite think is odd, because...Cuban.
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I'm Cuban. I talk with my hands. I love to dance. I have never met a stranger. I make my husband completely crazy. So, I've compiled a list of 10 wonderful, crazy-making things we do because it's part of our Cuban DNA.
Read my list and add your own. Oh, the Cubanity! #itsacubanthing
My husband, Eric and I went to a party the other night with some Cuban friends. There was a live Cuban band and lots of dancing and wonderful food. There were friends I hadn't seen for a while and so there was lots of hugging and kissing and gesticulating and talking. Loudly, of course. And the music! Well, I just had to move, you know? He made a comment that initiated a long list of observations about me specifically and Cubans in g...
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I make killer Cuban Guava pastry. At home. Take a look! #Cuban #Guava #mybigfatcubanfamily
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Feeling sick? We Cubans have a cure for whatever it is that ails you. Our abuelas taught us everything. #mybigfatcubanfamily  #Cuban 
I know that there are lots of things we Cubans do that are dancing on that fine line between tradition and superstition. This gets dialed way up when we get sick. We have quite the plethora of Old Wives Tales to choose from when it comes to remedies. And we Cubans don't just have plain Old Wives, our Old Cuban Wives (read: 'Abuelas') not only invented the genre, they took it up a notch. No sooner do you say, "I think I'm getting ...
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Happy #TempranilloDay! Celebrated by making a fine Chicken Cacciatore paired with a fabulous Spanish red table wine. Here's the link - http://tinyurl.com/p9hz9oj #mybigfatcubanfamily  
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I'm Marta. Blogger. Mother. Documentor of Life. Cooker of Cuban Food. Wearer of Red Lipstick.
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Hola! My name is Marta Maria Darby, and I am passionate about telling stories.

Designer, blogger, Cuban cook, scrapbooker, photographer and mother of four, I wear many hats which may or may not include seasonal fruit (but that’s not important right now). I have been blogging for seven years - sharing my life, my culture, my family, and my recipes in my own Cuban-American style.

I tell the stories of my extraordinarily ordinary Cuban-American life. I believe in celebrating the “everyday.” Often. And well.
Education
  • Platt College-Los Angeles
    1988 - 1990
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Birthday
May 21
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Married
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  • My Big, Fat, Cuban Family
    Editor-in-chief, 2006 - present
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