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Thanksgiving Turkey with a Latin Twist

Turkey with a Latin Twist

Here’s an easy way to give some Latin flavor to your turkey.  I used many of the ingredients my mom uses for her pernil. Click here for my video recipe Latin Turkey on Fox News Latino. Thaw your turkey in the refrigerator for three days.  Brine two days before.  Season a day in advance and bake […]

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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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Turkey “Leftover” Acorn Boats

Winter squash such as acorn contain a good amount of vitamin C which is about one-third of the daily value in every cup and has anti-inflammatory benefits.  Paired with Thanksgiving leftovers star ingredient, the turkey, you’re  adding high protein to your meal as well.  This dish is simple, versatile  and will impress unexpected guests that are […]

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Turkey Meatloaf Burger

Turkey Meatloaf Burger with Hot Smoky Ketchup

Turkey is naturally low in fat and are known to contain nutrients to keep blood cholesterol down, protect against birth defects, cancer and heart disease, aid in nerve function and growth, boost the immune system, regulate blood pressure, and assist in healing processes.  Pork, affectionately known as the other white meat, is a bit tricky when […]

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You down with PPP? Pastelón de Pavo y Platano

”I’m sure you’ll find use for these”, were my friend, Jessica’s exact words when  she handed me three sweet plantains, just days after Thanksgiving (knowing I’d still have leftovers).  Well, she knew exactly who she was talking to.  Sweet plantains are yummy and have so many ways to prepare but they are most commonly served […]

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