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Pollo Frito
Entree

Pollo Frito (Cuban Fried Chicken)

Pollo Frito, or Fried Chicken, is one of those foods sent down to us from the heaven. Pollo Frito has a way of bringing you right back home. It’s comfort food. It is it’s own love language. This Pollo Frito recipe is a special one. Cristy’s family has been making […]

green herb dipping sauce
Marinade, Sauce

Herb Dipping Sauce

This Green Herb Dipping Sauce is somewhere between a chimichurri and a salsa verde. Such an easy and delicious sauce you can just to have handy all week. It’s the perfect sauce for anyvegetable or protein. Or add more lemon and some vinegar and it becomes a delicious vinaigrette for […]

Beef and Shrimp Skewers Recipe
Entree

Beef and Shrimp Skewers

This Beef and Shrimp Skewers Recipe will show you how to make the tastiest and simplest surf and turf meal right at home. In spanish we call these, Pinchos de Mar y Tierra. However you call them it is such a great and easy recipe. Nothing says special occasion like […]

Merengue
Desserts

Merengue Frosting

This Merengue Frosting Recipe is going to take you step by step to making a classic Cuban frosting for your next cake. Merengue is an absolute Cuban staple. If you are Cuban and grew up in Miami heading to a birthday party or Baptism, or any family gathering there was […]

merengue rum cake
Desserts

Cuban Rum Cake

This Cuban Rum Cake Recipe is going to walk you step by step to creating a delicious sweet treat right at home. 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 […]

potaje de garbanzos
Soups

White Bean Stew (Potaje de Garbanzo)

This White Bean Stew (Potaje de Garbanzo) is going to be one of your favorite stew recipes this fall. It’s packed with delicious flavor and so good the whole family will love it. This White Bean Stew Recipe melds together our family’s history so perfectly. The Spanish influence in Cuba […]

slow roasted ribs
Entree

Oven Roasted Ribs

When the craving for ribs strikes, it could be all consuming. We don’t know about you, but we thought that to get finger licking good ribs you needed a BBQ or smoker. We had no idea it could be as easy as popping them in the oven and letting them […]

Guava BBQ Sauce
Marinade, Sauce

Guava BBQ Sauce

This Guava BBQ Sauce Recipe is going to be a little twist on your traditional BBQ sauce. It’s so easy to put together and so delicious. The crowd will go wild. It is hard to have a bad day when there is BBQ Sauce involved. Think about it. If your […]

Loaded Cuban Nachos
Appetizers

Loaded Cuban Nachos

This Loaded Cuban Nachos Recipe will be your go-to for your next party. They are packed with everything you would want to find in a recipe called “Loaded Cuban Nachos”. If this recipe doesn’t scream “host a Super Bowl Party!”, then we don’t know what does. Honestly they make us […]

Black Bean Dip
Appetizers

Black Bean Dip

Black Bean Dip is an easy thing you can throw together any time you are hosting. If you’re anything like us, you always have plenty of cans of black beans available. If you don’t usually, then what are you waiting for? Black beans are such a great thing to have in […]