Bistec de Palomilla (Cuban Palomilla Steak)

To make Bistec de Palomilla (Cuban Palomilla Steak), pick a good cut of meat, tenderize it, marinate it and fry it in some olive oil, splashed with some Vino Seco towards the end. A definite staple in Cuban cuisine, usually served with some sauteed onions, white rice, platanos and buttered Cuban bread.

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Arroz con Pollo (Cuban Yellow Rice and Chicken)

Arroz con Pollo (Yellow Rice and Chicken) is a traditional dish of Spain and Latin America, closely related to paella. This recipe is based on a recipe handed down by my Abuela Mima and brings back memories of all the delicious flavors that were commonplace in her kitchen.

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Lemon Garlic and Onion Pork Chops

Lemon Garlic and Onion Pork Chops are one of our favorite recipes and one that we have been making practically forever. Simple, quick, great-tasting pork chops that we seem to make at least a couple times a month and everyone seems to love. They go well with all kinds of sides and can be made any day of the week.

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Rotisserie Mojo Chicken Enchiladas

Rotisserie Mojo Chicken Enchiladas are one of my favorite meals because they taste great and can be eaten any day of the week. If you make the sauce and shred the chicken in advance, you can literally have these on the table in less than an hour.

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Ropa Vieja (Cuban Shredded Beef Stew)

Ropa Vieja (Cuban Shredded Beef Stew) is a very popular Cuban meat stew that is traditionally served with white rice. Many say the dish originated in the Canary Islands (where one of my Abuelas was from) and literally means “old clothes”.

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Fricasé de Pollo (Cuban Chicken Fricassee)

Fricasé de Pollo (Cuban Chicken Fricassee) is a hearty chicken stew dish with potatoes, olives, raisins, capers and more. Served it over white rice with crusty bread on the side.

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Frijoles Negros (Cuban Black Beans)

Frijoles Negros (Cuban Black Beans) have always been a staple in my family. Nutritious and delicious! Make a pot for dinner on Sunday and eat them with a variety of meals during the week or freeze them for a future meal.

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