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A Peek into a Puerto Rican Thanksgiving Dinner

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This post was first published on November 26, 2008. Edits have been made since the original version. I’m often asked what type of Thanksgiving my family and I have. The question arises from the fact that people know I’m Puerto Rican and that I don’t always eat dishes common to the American culture. For example, […]

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How to Make Puerto Rican Arroz con Gandules in a Rice Cooker (Rice with Pigeon Peas) {Recipe}

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I am very fond of rice. Fond doesn’t even cover it. I’m actually quite in love with rice. You ask me what the ultimate comfort food is and I’ll quickly tell you rice and beans. I grew up eating rice on a daily basis, practically. There were days my mami made vegetables (of the root […]

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Meat Lovers: A Newlywed Story and Bistec Encebollado Recipe – Plus A #IHeartBeef Giveaway!

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Disclosure: This post is part of a “I Heart Beef” campaign with TheMotherhood.com on behalf of The National Cattlemen’s Beef Association. I will receive compensation for sharing my memories with you, but my opinions are mine. In fact, I have always loved beef. We are what you would call meat lovers. That is to say […]

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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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Rellenos de Papa…with a twist! #tastemaker challenge

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You saw me open the box. Then, it was on to cooking. This month’s Potato Tastemaker 2K10 challenge was honoring National Seafood Month. My task was to create a dish using potatoes and salmon. Watch and see what I created: I’ll probably post a full recipe in the future. For now, make sure you click […]

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