puerto rican food

Puerto Rican Style Turkey Stuffing for Thanksgiving {Recipe}

Puerto Rico

One of my favorite Thanksgiving side dishes is stuffing. While I know there are many varieties of turkey stuffing – from classic herbed stuffing to cornbread stuffing – the Thanksgiving stuffing I ate growing up was nothing like those. My mami’s turkey stuffing recipe was taught to her by a friend of the family many […]

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27 Puerto Rican & Caribbean Thanksgiving Recipes: Give Thanks Island Style!

Puerto Rico

Thanksgiving is one of my favorite holidays. Family, lots of delicious food, and an opportunity to truly reflect on all that we have by giving thanks for everything that is good in our life. It really is a great family day! Being Puerto Rican, our Thanksgiving dinner menu has always consisted of many dishes that […]

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Easy Puerto Rican Red Beans (Habichuelas Guisadas) {Recipe}

Puerto Rico

Rice and beans are staples in Puerto Rican food. Whether it’s white rice and red beans or yellow rice with any variety of beans, you are sure to find beans in many meals in most Puerto Rican households. Not only are beans a cultural aspect of Puerto Rican cuisine, they’re also delicious, nutritious, and budget-friendly! […]

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

Puerto Rico

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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9 Sopas Boricuas to Warm Up To!

Puerto Rico

Soup weather is here! Although the average temperature in Puerto Rico is 80 °F and stews are eaten year round, those of us in colder climates can appreciate them all the more after a long day of running errands in chilly rain, sleet, or snow. You’ll notice that some of the recipes below use the […]

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