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Roast Chicken Recipe
Entree

Alita Oliva’s Roast Chicken

Alita Oliva’s Roast Chicken Recipe takes you step by step, so that you can make one of the world’s greatest comfort foods. This Roast Chicken is going to be an instant classic. Roast Chicken is just the quintessential comfort meal. A perfectly cooked roast chicken, could solve a lot of […]

Cuban Ham Croquetas
Appetizers

Croquetas de Jamon (Cuban Ham Croquettes)

Croquetas are as close to biting into heaven as we can get. They are fried to crisp perfection on the outside, and moist and soft and salty delicious on the inside. It’s the perfect balance. A Cuban Ham Croqueta has the power to instantly transform your mood, because it may […]

cuban sofrito recipe
Sauce

Cuban Sofrito Recipe

A good Cuban Sofrito Recipe is really the secret to elevating almost any Cuban recipe you are going to make. So while don’t want to put any pressure on your cuban sofrito, it is kind of a big deal. The good news is that making a good Cuban Sofrito is […]

merengue rum cake
Desserts

Rum Cake

This cake is an ode to the birthday cakes we grew up with. I remember being a little girl and going with my mom to pick up the cakes at the home of a family friend. I couldn’t see much because the white cake boxes were always stacked on each […]

Sriracha Grilled Chicken Wings
Appetizers

Sriracha Grilled Chicken Wings

Sriracha Grilled Chicken Wings are going to be your new go to on the grill any time of year. They are tangy and flavorful. The perfect finger food appetizer and they are literally finger licking good.   Sriracha hot sauce and other flavorings coat the wings and help them char nicely […]

Media Noche Sliders
Appetizers

Media Noche Sliders

Media Noche Sliders are a stack of all the things we love about a Cuban sandwich. Especially the part about it being smothered in butter and baked until the cheese has melted and the ham is juicy for the perfect mouthwatering bite.   Even though the Cuban Sandwich (find our recipe […]

Easy Egg Bites
Brunch

Easy Egg Bites

These Easy Egg Bites are the answer to your breakfast prayers. They are so easy to do. No seriously, they are three ingredients and four steps. It doesn’t get easier than that. The better news is, they are also delicious. Your biggest problem will be making enough to please the […]

Flourless Chocolate Cake Slice
Desserts

Flourless Chocolate Cake

Flourless Chocolate Cake is a modern baking marvel. Although this recipe isn’t traditionally Cuban, every Abuela would approve of a chocolate cake that melts in your mouth. We think it’s a great recipe to have in your recipe arsenal. This Flourless Chocolate Cake is airy and fudgy all in the […]

Cauliflower Rice with Shrimp
Entree

Cauliflower Rice with Shrimp

Cauliflower rice with shrimp is a nod to the Cuban staple, Arroz con Camarones. While we are not opposed to making this just as it was intended, with rice, we felt that making a Cauliflower Rice substitution was a great way to keep all the traditional flavoring you love but […]

Cuban Fruit Salad
Appetizers, Brunch

Cuban Fruit Salad 

Cuban Fruit Salad is a fun little twist on a classic. A fruit salad is always a good idea. It helps round out and balance any table. But we especially love this for a brunch or BBQ. Our recipe use fresh fruit and is sweetened slightly with the juices from […]

Butternut Squash Latkes
Appetizers, Sides

Butternut Squash Latkes

These Butternut Squash Latkes are so easy and delicious you will be thinking about them the next day. Latkes are traditionally served to celebrate Hanukkah. Fried foods are served during Hanukkah as an ode to a miraculous oil that burned in a lamp for eight days instead of one. However, […]

Berry Merry Mojito
Cocktail

Berry Merry Mojito

Our Berry Merry Mojito is our new Christmas Cocktail. It is filled with those traditional mojito flavors that you love, but more festive. Many people shy away from Mojitos because they are very sweet. Although we do add sugar to our Berry Merry Mojitos, a lot of the sweetness comes […]

Cranbery Guava Baked Brie
Appetizers

Cranberry Guava Baked Brie

Cranberry Guava Baked Brie is the perfect appetizer while you are hosting any dinner party or gathering. You can assemble it ahead of time and leave it in the fridge as long as you cover it with plastic wrap to avoid the pastry from hardening.  It’s a show stopper. In […]