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Easter After-School Treat Ideas for Kids {Recipe}

Recipes

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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Sopa de Fideos con Salchichón (Puerto Rican Salami Soup) {Recipe}

Puerto Rico

I recently shared my family’s recipe for Puerto Rican chicken noodle soup, which combines fideos with potatoes and carrots for a wonderful warm soup you’re sure to call comfort food. There’s another Puerto Rican soup that’s just as delicious and just as comforting on cold or rainy days – sopa de fideos con salchichón, or […]

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Easy Kids’ Snack Mix Recipe – The Perfect Game Day Snack!

Recipes

The big game is this coming Sunday and though you’ll find lots of game day recipes appropriate for snacking while watching the big game, I find not many of them are kid-friendly. Traditional game time recipes like Buffalo wings or spicy dips are not foods my kids are inclined to eat, so I wanted to […]

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Puerto Rican Chicken Noodle Soup (Sopa de Fideos con Pollo de Puerto Rico) {Recipe}

Puerto Rico

Though cold winter weather isn’t something we experience in Puerto Rico, this doesn’t stop us from enjoying a nice warm bowl of sopa de fideos con pollo on any given day. Sopa de fideos con pollo de Puerto Rico (because you’ll find sopa de fideos in other Latin American countries as well) is Puerto Rican […]

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