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Potatoes are Healthy AND Cheap! #tastemaker challenge part 2

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This month’s Potato Tastemaker 2K10 challenge was Nutrition on a Budget. I had to create a nutritious dish for 4 with only $10 – using potatoes of course! First, a few facts about potatoes: one medium-size potato has just 110 calories and is absolutely fat free one potato provides 45% of your daily value of […]

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What Does Being Latina Mean to Me?

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****This post was originally posted in March 2009 at Family Eden. Since that blog is no longer active, I wanted to share with you.**** I’ve been asked a difficult question. I was asked to write about what it means to me to be a Latina. To be honest, I’ve never really given it much thought. […]

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Eating My Way through Puerto Rico

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Before I left for our vacation, I shared with you which foods from Puerto Rico I was most looking forward to eating while on our trip. I didn’t get to eat all of them, but did eat many and some that weren’t even on my list. Food Tour of our Trip to Puerto Rico Alcapurrias […]

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A Taste of Home

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If you haven’t heard, in a few days, we’re going on vacation to Puerto Rico. Of course, we’ve planned several must-do activities and sightseeing. But, is it wrong that I’m planning visits to specific areas of the island just so I can grab up certain foods? Foods that I’m Looking Forward to Eating in Puerto […]

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5 Must-Have Ingredients for Cooking Puerto Rican Food

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There are some very essential ingredients when it comes to cooking Puerto Rican food. They make up what’s called sofrito. Now…the term sofrito is used a bit interchangeably because it refers to both the overall mixture of these ingredients as well as a specific item. Either way, we use sofrito (the overall mixture) for just […]

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