Post Tagged with: "lime"

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Mint Limeade

Mint Limeade

I know it may not seem this way for some of you up north, but I assure you that warm weather is on its way! It’s just two short weeks [...]

May 16, 2011 × 14 comments

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Yellowtail Snapper with Corn Salsa

Yellowtail Snapper with Corn Salsa

Things I love about living in Miami: The beach is across the street and I can use it 9 months of the year. Abundant and cheap Cuban food. Cuban coffee. [...]

August 24, 2010 × 9 comments

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Thai Curry Mussels

Thai Curry Mussels

Those of you who know me, know that I have a rambunctious puppy named Mussels. Why Mussels? Well, we wanted to name her something food-related and she was the runt [...]

August 17, 2010 × 19 comments

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Grilled Sweet Potatoes with Peanut & Lime Tahini Dressing

Grilled Sweet Potatoes with Peanut & Lime Tahini Dressing

There used to be a time when I was not such a big fan of sweet potatoes. I think this has everything to do with that insipid sweet potato casserole [...]

July 14, 2010 × 12 comments

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Mojito Roasted Potatoes

Mojito Roasted Potatoes

Is there anything more refreshing than a cold, crisp Mojito when it it’s 200 degrees outside? I don’t think so. Nothing says summer like lime and ice and mint leaves. [...]

July 17, 2009 × 8 comments

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Orange & Garlic Roast Pork Loin

Orange & Garlic Roast Pork Loin

I think I’m forgetting how to write a blog post. I’ve been away from my kitchen the past two weekends, first to New York for a wedding, then to St. [...]

May 12, 2009 × 14 comments

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Mojo Mashed Plantains

Mojo Mashed Plantains

When Tom, a born and bred Michigander, moved to NYC for grad school he gawked at the piles of black, “rotten” bananas sold at the bodega around the corner from [...]

February 2, 2009 × 9 comments

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Vaca Frita: Flank Steak with Lime & Orange Juice

Vaca Frita: Flank Steak with Lime & Orange Juice

Vaca Frita is one of my absolute favorite Cuban meals. It’s simple, but super flavorful and everyone usually loves it. Especially my college roommate. She really loved it. Vaca Frita [...]

January 16, 2009 × 18 comments

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Sweet Potatoes w/Sausage, Cheese, Cilantro & Lime

Sweet Potatoes w/Sausage, Cheese, Cilantro & Lime

Whew! It’s been such a hectic few days, I’m so relieved that I decided to keep the menu simple this week! Today’s recipe is another tasty 5-ingredient meal. Some might [...]

December 5, 2008 × 16 comments

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spicy pozole with steak, avocado & lime

spicy pozole with steak, avocado & lime

Wikipedia says that Pozole is a traditional Mexican stew made from hominy that’s been cooked with meat and seasonings and topped with garnishes, such as avocado, cabbage, radishes and lime [...]

August 27, 2008 × 11 comments

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my favorite grilled corn salad

my favorite grilled corn salad

You know that grilled Mexican-style corn that’s slathered in mayonnaise and Parmesan cheese, lime and chili powder? It’s just delicious. All tangy, sweet and spicy. But have you ever tried [...]

July 24, 2008 × 12 comments

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basil lime shrimp with plantains

basil lime shrimp with plantains

I love plantains. They can be prepared both green (startchy) or over-ripe (sweet). They’re rich in fiber and potassium which makes them a nutritious vegetable, but the sweet ones taste [...]

March 19, 2008 × 8 comments