Latino Culture

Puerto Rican Carne Molida (Picadillo Style Ground Beef) {Recipe}

Puerto Rico

If you’re looking for simple recipes with ground beef, you may want to give this carne molida recipe a try. Carne molida is a Puerto Rican ground beef recipe that is similar to picadillo (a name that might be more familiar). However, Puerto Rican carne molida is slightly different than Cuban picadillo and is cooked […]

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How to Make Puerto Rican Arroz con Gandules in a Rice Cooker (Rice with Pigeon Peas) {Recipe}

Puerto Rico

I am very fond of rice. Fond doesn’t even cover it. I’m actually quite in love with rice. You ask me what the ultimate comfort food is and I’ll quickly tell you rice and beans. I grew up eating rice on a daily basis, practically. There were days my mami made vegetables (of the root […]

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9 Sopas Boricuas to Warm Up To!

Puerto Rico

Soup weather is here! Although the average temperature in Puerto Rico is 80 °F and stews are eaten year round, those of us in colder climates can appreciate them all the more after a long day of running errands in chilly rain, sleet, or snow. You’ll notice that some of the recipes below use the […]

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Tostones Bar: Game Time Food Idea {Recipe}

Puerto Rico

Next Sunday is the big game day and I’m sure many of you will be watching with snacks in hand! While wings, chips, and dips of all varieties are customary game day food, I thought I would share a fun game day appetizer idea that’s a little different. It’s still finger-food and shareable, a must […]

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Using Holiday Leftovers: Puerto Rican Pernil (Roast Pork) Stir Fry {Recipe}

Puerto Rico

Our big holiday feast is on Christmas Eve, or Nochebuena. Our family enjoys arroz con gandules (yellow rice with pigeon peas), pernil (roast pork shoulder), pasteles, and coquito (our holiday drink). There’s usually a variety of other side dishes and of course, plenty of leftovers! While we’re more than happy to eat our Christmas Eve […]

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