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Celebrating Christmas Eve with Coquito!

Puerto Rico

It’s Noche Buena…Feliz Navidad! It may sound strange, but as I’ve mentioned before, Christmas Eve is actually the day that we get together and celebrate. Normally, our whole family gathers at someone’s house and we have our typical Noche Buena dinner. A traditional Puerto Rican Christmas Eve dinner has the following dishes: Arroz con Gandules […]

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Puerto Rican Coquito & other fine Navidad traditions

Puerto Rico

Before I sign off for the holidays, I couldn’t leave without sharing the recipe for coquito (let’s call it a Puerto Rican version of eggnog – but better! lol). ************************************************************************************ Coquito – from http://www.elboricua.com/coquito.html 30 ounces coconut milk 14 ounces condensed milk 1 cup Bacardi rum ½ cup water pinch of salt ½ tsp. cinnamon […]

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