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The base of all the best Puerto Rican dishes is sofrito, a brilliant blend of onion, pepper, garlic, cilantro and culantro.  I can’t believe in the five years I’ve been writing this blog I haven’t posted it yet.   418 more words


Puerto Rican Pigeon Peas and Rice, Arroz con Gandules

I know I’ve written of Christmas in Puerto Rico but, truly, it is a thing to behold.  The breezes were balmy and cool especially in the mountains where we spent a considerable amount of time during the Christmas holidays.   1,114 more words


Superfood Spotlight: 3 Little Known Super Healthy Spring Veggies

I don’t know about you, but I am really enjoying seeing all of the beautiful flowers that are blooming now that spring has sprung. Another great thing I love about the springtime is the bounty of vegetables that will soon be available. 349 more words



This traditional chicken soup warms the cockles of your heart…and your hangover, if you’ve got one! I first had a Sancocho in Panama many years ago and have a bowl every time we go back to visit. 304 more words

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