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These baby sweet peppers are stuffed with shrimp sautéed with garlic, onions, tomato, chipotle peppers and cream cheese. A sprinkle of panko bread crumbs and a few seconds in the broiler give these flavorful peppers a little bit of crunch. They make for a light and delicious appetizer year-round! Ingredients 12 small sweet peppers (cut out about 1 inch of each pepper and reserve the pieces to use in the filling) 10-12 medium shrimp, deveined, tail… Read More
Tacos de discada are very popular and are often made for large parties and family gatherings. The name derives from the pan used to prepare the meat, a disco, or disk, made specifically for cooking discada. At parties, the disk is set somewhere outside and guests can stand around and watch as the pork, beef, and chorizo sizzle to perfection. Though a disk can be purchased at many Latin American grocery stores,… Read More
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Flan has to be one of my favorite desserts of all time! This custard is typical in many South and Central American countries and you are sure to find it in every Mexican restaurant. It’s also extremely easy to make! The first recipe is for a plain flan topped with a homemade caramel while the other is topped with delicious guavas. Hope you like it! Flan 2 cans, sweetened condensed milk 4… Read More
This is a dish popular dish in Central and South America and is prepared in many different ways depending on the region. I used russet potatoes for my version but you can also use plantain, or platano maduro, or cooked yuca, also known as cassava or manioc. All in all, the possibilities are endless! Makes approx. 18 stuffed potato balls depending on the size Ingredients: 5 medium potatoes, peeled and cubed… Read More
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Rajas con crema is one of my favorite dishes to prepare when I’m entertaining a large crowd. It is a versatile topping that can be eaten in burritos, sandwiches, burgers, or served with tostada chips. Adding corn is optional but i recommend you do; the sweet corn kernels compliment the smokey and spicy flavors of the charred green peppers. Ingredients: 10 Hatch, green chile peppers 1/2 cup sweet corn kernels 1 –… Read More
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Calientitos, or Ponche Navideño, is a drink commonly prepared during the holiday season specifically Christmas. The aroma of this punch while is simmers on the kitchen stove is hypnotizing. With the blend of exotic fruits, cinnamon, clove, and sugarcane, this punch is sure to entice your guests and is the perfect drink to serve after a holiday feast. Set some aside for the children; they will love digging into the cup to… Read More
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Empanadas can be made in many different ways to compliment various stuffings. Here, I skipped the sugar in the dough and prepared a savory chorizo and potato filling with cheese. Ingredients for empanadas: 2 cups all purpose flour 1 tsp. salt 2 tbsp. cooking oil 2 1/2 tbsp. vodka 1/2 cup… Read More
Ingredients: 2 medium russet potatoes 3/4 cup shredded mozzarella or any type white cheese 3 tbsp. chopped, green onion, optional 3 eggs, yolks and whites separated 2 cups water olive or vegetable oil for frying salt, pepper to taste – Scrub, peel, and cube potatoes. In a small pot, boil potatoes in water until soft. – Add cheese, onions, salt and pepper to taste. Mix and press with potato masher…. Read More
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