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Limber de Mango (Mango Icy Treat) {Recipe}

Puerto Rico

{Sponsored content} When my brothers and I reminisce on life in Puerto Rico, something that will no-doubt come up is el limber. Though we each have our preference in flavor – my personal favorite was always limber de coco, while they love flavors like limber de leche and limber de tamarindo – we all agree […]

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A Puerto Rican Food Staple: How to Make Homemade Puerto Rican Sofrito {Recipe}

Puerto Rico

{Sponsored content} Sofrito is something you will find in every Puerto Rican household – it is a staple for cooking Puerto Rican food and found in many Puerto Rican dishes. A blend of herbs and vegetables, Puerto Rican sofrito is a seasoning base for cooking and is a bit different than other Latino cultures’ sofrito […]

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Start the Lenten Season with Bacalao en Salsa (Codfish Fricassee): A Meatless Lent {Recipe}

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The Lenten season begins tomorrow, with Ash Wednesday kicking off seven weeks of Lent this year. If you’re not familiar with Lent, it is a religious time period leading up to Easter and one that is quite often observed by Catholics and other Christian denominations. I grew up attending mass in a Catholic church and […]

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Puerto Rican Pastelón (Plantain Lasagna) {Recipe}

Puerto Rico

Plantains are a staple ingredient in Puerto Rican food as well as other Caribbean and tropical cuisines. Most people know of sweet plantains, but you can eat and cook with either ripe plantains (sweet) or green plantains. Both are delicious. I’ve wanted to share a recipe for pastelón, a dish akin to lasagna that I […]

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Remembering Easter

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This is a sponsored post. Growing up in Puerto Rico, I remember Easter being kind of a big deal. We went to mass dressed in our brand new Easter outfits and celebrated amongst family. Though we didn’t have any Easter-specific special dishes for our meal that day, we often did get together with extended family […]

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