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Gallo Pinto

Gallo pinto or gallopinto is a traditional dish of Costa Rica and Nicaragua made with rice and black beans. Beans are quickly cooked until the juice is almost consumed.

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Gallo Pinto: How to Make Rice and Beans, Central American Style

So I rave about Gallo Pinto, a central American style of making rice and beans. I learned how to make it while I studied abroad in Costa Rica as I paid for some cooking lessons during my last month. 454 more words

College Part II

When I was just 13-years-old, I got my first job working at an Italian Restaurant right down the street from our home in cute little downtown Delafield, Wisconsin.

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No Time For Perfect Places

The paved road nearly reaches the destination, but ‘nearly’ never does. The road south from Liberia is littered with large overloaded sugar cane trucks rumbling and swaying their way to the refineries, leaving a trail of slithering sugar cane stalks in their wake. 1,094 more words

Recipe 1: Quick and Healthy Costa Rican Inspired Meal

I can’t get enough of gallo pintoCosta Rica’s most famous dish for breakfast. I fell inlove with it the first time I tasted it and so I made my own version with Quinoa. 155 more words

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PB Travels... La Fortuna

The next stop for me is La Fortuna, home of the Arenal Volcano. This is a volcano that last erupted in 1968 – so it is still considered to be an active volcano. 1,393 more words

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Boyfriend Promises ‘Grand Slam’ Valentine's Date at Denny's

Tico plans romantic date at overpriced roadside diner

ALAJUELA — Lenin Vega Lopez has big plans this Valentine’s Day to treat his girlfriend to a romantic brunch at Denny’s all-American diner. 197 more words

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