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Potato & Kale Gratin

Potato & Kale Gratin

Do any of you watch Modern Family? I don’t watch a whole lot of TV, but it’s one of the few shows I make sure to DVR. Phil is one [...]

March 8, 2011 × 17 comments

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Nicaraguan-style Repochetas (Quesadilla-Tacos)

Nicaraguan-style Repochetas (Quesadilla-Tacos)

A few weeks ago, we went over to my friend Meli’s new house for a tour and some quality time by the pool with our puppies. Her husband Augi is [...]

September 8, 2010 × 16 comments

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Re-post: Chickpea & Bread Soup

Re-post: Chickpea & Bread Soup

I know, I know. It’s cheating to re-post an old recipe, but it’s just the right time for chickpea and bread soup. You see, for us Catholics it’s still Lent. [...]

March 26, 2010 × 12 comments

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Vanilla Honey Goat Cheese

Vanilla Honey Goat Cheese

Every year I look forward to the last weekend in February. It’s when the big white tents go up on South Beach and chefs and food lovers flock to the [...]

March 3, 2010 × 7 comments

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Mom’s Baked Chicken & Spinach Pasta

Mom’s Baked Chicken & Spinach Pasta

For the past couple of months, Tom and I have been training for the A1A (Beach-front avenue!) Half Marathon and Sunday was the Big Day. For me, training was both [...]

February 23, 2010 × 46 comments

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Chicken Cordon Bleu (but with chorizo & piquillos)

Chicken Cordon Bleu (but with chorizo & piquillos)

Yeah – I have no business whatsoever calling this Chicken Cordon Bleu. It’s more like Spanish-style stuffed chicken breasts wrapped in ham and cheese. But that’s not the most eye-catching [...]

February 17, 2010 × 15 comments

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Eggplant & Sausage Casserole

Eggplant & Sausage Casserole

I am a very bad blogger. I’ve abandoned my website for what seems to be months. Years. First, I was on vacation in Chile (highly recommended for food and wine [...]

December 15, 2009 × 15 comments

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Pumpkin Nachos

Pumpkin Nachos

It’s that time of year again. Time for pumpkin-everything. Tom gave me the idea for these when we were watching football, drinking pumpkin ale and munching on nachos. Pumpkin nachos? [...]

October 20, 2009 × 14 comments

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Bacon, Blue Cheese & Jalapeño Twice Baked Potatoes

Bacon, Blue Cheese & Jalapeño Twice Baked Potatoes

September is here and with it comes football. My favorite thing about football? Tailgating food, of course. Sure, I love a good college football game, but the real treat is [...]

September 15, 2009 × 11 comments

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Vanilla Figs with Mascarpone and Balsamic Syrup

Vanilla Figs with Mascarpone and Balsamic Syrup

Ah, figs. One of my favorite odd foods. They look so weird, but taste so good. I love them on pizza with prosciutto, in a salad with fennel and especially [...]

July 29, 2009 × 6 comments

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Grilled Summer Squash Caprese

Grilled Summer Squash Caprese

Right around this time every year, people start scouring around for new zucchini recipes to get through what is usually an abundance of summer squash. Zucchini muffins, zucchini bread, ratatouille [...]

July 24, 2009 × 5 comments

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Cheesy Chicken & Plantain Casserole

Cheesy Chicken & Plantain Casserole

Although I wish I could, I can’t take credit for this idea. My co-worker Omar was telling me about how he loves his mom’s Puerto Rican cooking and somehow we [...]

July 14, 2009 × 14 comments