Featured Mexico Food Recipe: Pan de Muerto (Day of the Dead Bread)

Day of the Dead Bread is an important offering on the Day of the Dead altar. This sweet, yeasted bread is often formed into shapes that resemble or represent bones or tears. It is often served alongside pozole, tamales, and other traditional dishes.

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