Category Archives: Eggs

SWEET POTATOES – THREE WAYS – SWEET POTATO FLAN INFUSED WITH COQUITO – TURKEY MEATBALLS STUFFED WITH SWEET POTATOES AND BAKED

Well the CCC is back and we are ready to start the new year with an interesting challenge suggested by our own Laura Lafata, La Diva Cucina! JANUARY CHALLENGE: Repurposing Leftovers or How Many Meals Can You Get From One.

Posted in Blogging, Desserts, Eggs, Holidays, Latin Contemporary, My recipes, Puerto Rico, Something Different, Turkey, Uncategorized | 11 Comments

TRIPLE-DECKER SANDWICH – EGG/EDAMAME SALAD – GRILLED EGGPLANT AND ESCAROLE

June’s Creative Cooking Crew Challenge was to create a triple-decker sandwich with at least three ingredients using the same letter of the alphabet.

Posted in Eggs, Sandwich, Something Different, Vegetarian | 18 Comments

SPINACH + HEIRLOOM TOMATO STRATA WITH ASIAGO

I for one love my breakfast dishes.  When they opened Norma’s at Le Parker Meridien in NYC I was so excited as it had my name, but also they serve breakfast all day. Our Creative Cooking Crew came up with this month’s … Continue reading

Posted in Appetizers, Breakfast/Brunch, Cheese, Eggs, International Dishes, Italian Dishes, Vegetarian | 17 Comments

A FAVORITE APPETIZER WITH A TWIST FOR THANKSGIVING -DEVILED EGGS – RUSSIAN SALAD

Creative Cooking Crew’s theme for this month is to bring an appetizer to a Thanksgiving dinner party which you have been invited to.

Posted in Appetizers, Breakfast/Brunch, Eggs, Latin Contemporary, My recipes, Potatoes, Vegetarian | 24 Comments

“COQUITO” FRENCH TOAST – PUERTO RICAN EGGNOG FRENCH TOAST

This month’s Creative Cooking Crew’s challenge is cooking with spirits.  This was an easy challenge for me  because as the holidays approach, I start to make my “coquito” Puerto Rican eggnog.

Posted in Breakfast/Brunch, Desserts, Eggs, Holidays, Latin Contemporary, Latin Traditional, My recipes, Puerto Rican - Tipico, Puerto Rico | Tagged , , , , , , , | 26 Comments

NAPOLEON – SWEET CORN PUDDING WITH BACON, FIG VINEGAR, GRILLED GLAZED GRANNY SMITH APPLES AND PISTACHIO BUTTER QUENELLES

This month Laz and Joan of the Creative Cooking Crew decided on choosing 4 items to be incorporated in a dish.  They were Granny Smith apples, vinegar, nut butter and bacon. Took me a while to come up with this … Continue reading

Posted in Appetizers, Apples, Breakfast/Brunch, Eggs, My recipes, Something Different, Vinegar | 39 Comments

PIŇA COLADA UPSIDE DOWN PANCAKES + COCONUT RIMMED PINEAPPLE MIMOSA

During one of my recent trips to Florida, I saw a picture of a pineapple upside down pancake and immediately my mouth watered.  It’s been in the back of my mind and today is the day. I had no recipe, this … Continue reading

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A POST AND A RESTAURANT REVIEW- Venezuelan Scrambled Eggs + Sweet Plantains Wrapped in Bacon – Perico Venezolano + Platanos Maduros Envueltos en Tocineta

Posted in Breakfast/Brunch, Eggs, International Dishes, Latin Traditional, Vegetarian, Venezuela | 21 Comments

LOOK MA I MADE CAKE – BACARDI RUM CAKE FROM PUERTO RICO

I hope your New Year was wonderful.  A happy, healthy and prosperous to you all. Everyone makes resolutions and very few are kept.  I know, I am one of those people…weak and lazy at times.  But this resolution I will … Continue reading

Posted in Desserts, Eggs, Latin Traditional, Puerto Rican - Tipico | 18 Comments

Ladies of the Night Blue Plate Special – Plato de Puta – Fried Eggs, Rice and Sweet Plantains

I have no idea how this story started.   Since I could rememeber my Mom would make this dish.  As years passed I learned that they called it…

Posted in Breakfast/Brunch, Eggs, Puerto Rican - Tipico, Rice/Risotto, Something Different, Vegetarian | 30 Comments