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Spicy Stuffed Eggplant & Peppers

Spicy Stuffed Eggplant & Peppers

I don’t know about you guys, but I needed a break from all of the eating and drinking I did last weekend. This week it’s all about detox. None of [...]

June 2, 2010 × 13 comments

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Refreshing Gazpacho Soup

Refreshing Gazpacho Soup

Ah, Summertime in Miami. The thermostat hits 80 before the sun rises and the air wraps around you the second you step outside. It’s so hot and sticky, you don’t [...]

May 25, 2010 × 7 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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Bacon, Potato & Black Bean Stuffed Poblano Peppers

Bacon, Potato & Black Bean Stuffed Poblano Peppers

On the rare occasion that I go out for brunch or breakfast, it’s not the French Toast or Pancakes that grab my attention, It’s the salty, starchy stuff. The eggs [...]

October 6, 2009 × 3 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

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Grilled Red Pepper Salsa

Grilled Red Pepper Salsa

Ah, summer! Let me tell you, it’s hot down here. Really hot. Humidly, stiflingly, ridiculously hot. Still, despite the absurd heat, I love the summer because it means all-day stints [...]

June 18, 2009 × 3 comments

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Confetti Grain Salad

Confetti Grain Salad

I’ve been indulging a little too often recently. Ever since we kicked the summer off, it’s been non-stop on the grill with steaks, burgers, BBQ chicken and ribs. And if [...]

June 2, 2009 × 8 comments

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Mom’s Chicken Chorizo Spanish Empanada

Mom’s Chicken Chorizo Spanish Empanada

Aside from devouring my dinner last night, I really had nothing to do with this recipe. It’s my mom’s famous Spanish-style Empanada that she makes once a year for my [...]

November 17, 2008 × 18 comments

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Cuban Comfort Food: Ropa Vieja

Cuban Comfort Food: Ropa Vieja

Ropa Vieja can always make you feel better. Especially if you scoop it straight from the pot with a crisp soda cracker or crusty piece of Cuban bread while no [...]

October 3, 2008 × 15 comments

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andouille-stuffed poblano peppers

andouille-stuffed poblano peppers

Ah, stuffed peppers. They’re so good! They’re especially good when stuffed with spicy, Andouille chicken sausage, corn and brown rice. It’s a delicious little package of protein, vegetables and whole [...]

June 11, 2008 × 14 comments

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mom’s arroz con pollo (chicken & rice)

mom’s arroz con pollo (chicken & rice)

My mom is famous for her Arroz con Pollo. Down here, everyone’s mom knows how to make Arroz con Pollo, but my mom’s is the undisputed best ever. There are [...]

May 19, 2008 × 53 comments