Puerto Rico

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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Our Trip to Puerto Rico: Must-Do Wish List

Puerto Rico

I told my husband that I wanted to celebrate my upcoming 35th birthday in a big way. I wasn’t sure what I wanted exactly, but just felt an urge to “do something big for my birthday.” Being the incredible husband that he is, he responded with, “Want to go to Puerto Rico?” So, a couple […]

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Puerto Rican Güiro Craft: Celebrating Latino Culture This Hispanic Heritage Month & Always! {Video}

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Raising multicultural children can be a little tricky – you want them to learn about their roots and heritage, yet they’re surrounded and influenced by a culture that is different from the one you grew up knowing. That’s why keeping culture alive in the home is so very important to my husband and I and […]

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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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