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SPAIN’S GREAT MATCH GIVE AWAY – A CELEBRATION OF SPANISH CULTURE

I would like to inform you about Spain’s Great Match – a celebration of Spanish culture including wines, food and design from Spain. They are offering two free tickets* to give away to my readers. All you have to do is leave a … Continue reading

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CUCUMBER THREE WAYS; CUCUMBER-SAKE-GIN MARTINI, CUCUMBER CARPACCIO AND CUCUMBER LIME GRANITA

This month’s Creative Cooking Crew theme was either a fruit or vegetable presented three different ways. I decided on fruit…that gorgeous cucumber…refreshing, low cal and delicious.

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Causa Limeña + Steak Tartare

This month’s challenge at Creative Cooking Group is nothing more than the ever-loving  meat and potatoes. The Causa is a traditional Peruvian dish made from potatoes which is served cold adding different fillings. I decided on using white, purple and sweet potatoes as I could not … Continue reading

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A DAY OF REMEMBERANCE – NEWTOWN TRAGEDY

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SEASON’S GREETINGS AND A HAPPY NEW YEAR

AND Are taking December off to prepare for the holidays and a few cooking gigs that have come up. To all my blogging friends I wish you all the best of the Holiday Season and a Happy & Healthy New … Continue reading

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RED TO REMEMBER – TWO TAPAS – TWO FRIENDS – THYME/GARLIC BAKED TOMATOES + STUFFED PIQUILLO PEPPERS

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NOT YOUR MAMA’S STRING BEAN CASSEROLE – BAKED ONION BOWL+STRING BEANS – MIXED MUSHROOM TRUFFLE SAUCE TOPPED WITH CRANBERRIES AND HAZELNUTS

I’ve been a bit busy after Hurricaine Sandy that I almost did not make this post.

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PUMPKIN TAMALES – TAMALES DE CALABAZA

October is squash season and our good friends at 5 Star Makeover Cooking Group made it this month’s challenge.

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Green Plaintain Soup + Plantain Spiders – Sopa de Platanos Verdes con Arañitas

I think I am going bananas. It seems that the past few posts bananas and plantains are the main focus of my posts. When last in Puerto Rico we had stopped at a restaurant and the first thing that we were served was … Continue reading

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APPLE MOFONGO – MANZANA RELLENA CON MOFONGO

Natasha and Lazaro of 5 Star Makeover Group decided that September’s makeover would be apples.

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