Archive | January, 2013

Not My Mama’s Empanadas with Avocado Cream

My sister said it best when she read the recipe suggested this recipe title.  She said, “wow, this is not your typical Dominican/Puerto Rican empanada.” When Latinos think about empanadas, it’s usually the fried Caribbean style we  grew up with that mom used to make and probably still does. But these are  not your typical […]

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Pastel de Tamal

A Three Kings Day recipe recommendation.  This South American specialty is easy and sure to please a crowd without the  hassle of preparing individual tamales. Serves  6-8. Featured on Fox News Latino. 2 pounds boneless center pork chops, trimmed of fat 8 cups water 1 medium onion, diced 3 garlic cloves, minced 2 teaspoons salt […]

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