Recipes

How to Make Puerto Rican Coquito – Easy 5-Ingredient Coquito Recipe {Video}

Puerto Rico

In many Puerto Rican households, you can always tell when the holiday season has begun because coquito begins to make an appearance. Coquito is a Puerto Rican holiday drink and just how eggnog is loved in American households during the holidays, coquito also has a special place. It’s hard to find a Puerto Rican household […]

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Easy Holiday Entertaining Dessert Idea: Puerto Rican Quesitos Recipe {Video}

Puerto Rico

When it comes to Puerto Rican desserts and pastries, there is one I probably love even more than pastelillos de guayaba – quesitos. Quesitos have a nostalgic place in my heart as I have fond memories of eating this delicacy as a child in Puerto Rico and often asking my parents to buy me some […]

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Use Leftover Thanksgiving Mashed Potatoes! Puerto Rican Style Bacon & Cheese Mini Stuffed Potato Balls (Rellenos de Papa con Tocineta y Queso) {Recipe}

Puerto Rico

One of my favorite Puerto Rican fried delicacies is rellenos de papa or papas rellenas (stuffed potato balls). Traditionally made with ground beef or chicken, the combination of the crispy fried outer shell, soft potato inside, and delicious meat filling, makes for a delightful treat. My kids have grown to love papas rellenas and ask […]

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Guineos en Escabeche (Puerto Rican Green Banana Salad): Great Thanksgiving Side Dish Idea! {Recipe}

Puerto Rico

Growing up, Thanksgiving in my family always included a mix of traditional Puerto Rican food. Along with the turkey, you could always find yellow rice on the table, sometimes beans, and many times, guineos en escabeche – green bananas tossed with sauteed onions, olive oil, and vinegar. Guineos en escabeche is easy to make and […]

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Kids’ Halloween Snack Mix, a Spooktacular Party Snack Idea! {Recipe}

Recipes

Halloween is such a fun holiday for kids that it’s hard not to get into the spirit along with them! I love the vibrant, bright colors associated with Halloween – it’s no longer just about orange and black – you now often catch purple and green keeping them company! Since Halloween can be so festive […]

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