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

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{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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Puerto Rican Pastelón (Plantain Lasagna) {Recipe}

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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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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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5 Must-Have Ingredients for Cooking Puerto Rican Food

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There are some very essential ingredients when it comes to cooking Puerto Rican food. They make up what’s called sofrito. Now…the term sofrito is used a bit interchangeably because it refers to both the overall mixture of these ingredients as well as a specific item. Either way, we use sofrito (the overall mixture) for just […]

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