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Recipes

Modern Arroz con Maiz: Cooking Puerto Rican Yellow Rice with Corn (in a Rice Cooker) {Recipe}

Puerto Rico

Arroz con maiz (yellow rice with corn) is one of my favorite rice dishes. You may think all yellow rice recipes taste the same, but the different ingredients added to the rice do bring unique flavors and textures to your yellow rice, making for special variations. Arroz con maiz has become a favorite of mine […]

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Homemade Strawberry Banana Waffles {Recipe}

Recipes

You can currently find lots of wonderful fresh berries in season in your local Walmart’s fresh produce section, including strawberries, blueberries, raspberries, and blackberries! To take advantage of the great variety of berries in store, plus our new-found love for waffles, we decided to try making strawberry banana waffles. My husband recently acquired a waffle […]

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Tacos de Carne Molida: Simple Ground Beef Tacos for Cinco de Mayo! {Recipe}

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If you’re looking for a simple ground beef taco recipe to try this Cinco de Mayo, then these Tacos de Carne Molida will surely be a hit! This recipe for Tacos de Carne Molida is a bit unconventional – in essence it is a fusion of Puerto Rican food with Mexican cuisine and it is […]

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Easter After-School Treat Ideas for Kids {Recipe}

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Easter is just a little over a week away and though I’m not much of a baker, our family does enjoy the occasional treat. Many times I start with a boxed mix since I find it reduces the amount of mixing and measuring (and the number of bowls and dishes to wash later!). My kids […]

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Recipe Idea for Lent: Ensalada de Bacalao (Puerto Rican Codfish Salad)

Puerto Rico

The Lenten season began yesterday, with Ash Wednesday marking the beginning of a 7-week period of meatless Fridays before the Easter holiday for many households. Growing up in a Latino Catholic household, each year my family honored Cuaresma (Lent) by following the church’s traditions of fasting and abstinence from meat. On Ash Wednesday and every […]

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