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Bacon Wrapped Dates

Bacon Wrapped Dates

Bacon Wrapped Dates are such a great party trick to have up your sleeve. During hosting season, this is a great recipe to have on hand, because it is absolutely delicious and very easy to do. Think about it, is there anything better than walking into a party and finding […]

Cranberry Guava Sauce

Cranberry Guava Sauce

This Cranberry Guava Sauce is going to be a little Cuban twist to your traditional regular Cranberry Sauce. It’s going to be perfect for Thanksgiving or just a regular weekday Chicken! Cranberry Sauce and Thanksgiving are a very traditional pairing. But sometimes you have to take something traditional and just […]

Creamy Potato Malanga Mash Recipe

Creamy Potato Malanga Mash

Something wonderful happens when a carb meets a carb. It’s hard to describe. That’s what is happening here with this Creamy Potato Malanga Mash. It’s almost sinful. Something about these two starchy worlds colliding together into one tangy creamy bite. Is it getting hot in here? Like many Cuban exiles […]

Cuban Mojo Marinade

Cuban Mojo Marinade Recipe

This Cuban Mojo Marinade Recipe is fresh out of Abuela’s kitchen. We took all of the Cuban flavor that we were raised on, and brought this mojo marinade recipe that is going to change the way you mojo going forward. Abuela’s Cuban Mojo Marinade Recipe is a total flavor punch […]

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Welcome to Our Counter

From the moment Ani and I started cooking together, we have been sharing stories of our childhood.  We were both very fortunate enough to have grown up surrounded by strong, independent, caring, amazing women.  We both had Abuelas that led by example.  Abuelas that could make you feel loved without […]

Arroz con Pollo

Cuban Arroz Con Pollo

Cuban Arroz Con Pollo is just so classic. In most Cuban families, this is a dish that is prepared pretty regularly. It is the “go-to” for larger family gatherings. It does make sense. It can all be done in one pot, and you can really make a lot of food […]

Caldo Gallego Recipe

Abuela’s Caldo Gallego

Abuela’s Caldo Gallego Recipe is a guide to making this Spanish white bean and chorizo stew. This recipe will help you make one of our favorite comfort foods. This recipe is another example of how versatile Cuban food is. As we said, this dish finds its roots in Spain. Spanish […]

abuela's classic cuban flan

Abuela’s Classic Cuban Flan

Abuela’s Classic Cuban Flan Recipe is a step by step guide to perfecting one of the most delicious Cuban desserts. Flan is a staple, and it is a staple for a reason. It is such a luscious decadent bite but never over the top. There is something about making a […]

Abuela's Camarones Enchilados

Abuela’s Cuban Camarones Enchilados

Our Abuela’s Cuban Camarones Enchilados Recipe is a step by step guide to building a classic Cuban dish that everyone in the family can enjoy. Cuban Camarones Enchilados is basically shrimp thrown into a Sofrito. So really you are just cooking your onions, and peppers in the seasoning, throwing in […]

Cuban Garbanzos Fritos Recipe

Abuela’s Cuban Garbanzos Fritos

Abuela’s Cuban Garbanzos Fritos is something you make when you are in the mood to do something magnificent. Because that is what this dish is, truly magnificent. But don’t let the majesty of Cuban Garbanzos Fritos scare you off from making it. Cooking is all about just trying things out. […]