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.
This Spicy Guacamole recipe is great with your favorite tortilla chips or as a side for your Mexican dishes.
Puerco Salamanca (Pork Tenderloin and Potatoes Tapa) is a delicious tapa featuring pork tenderloin, onions, olives, red peppers, garlic and potatoes.
This Crock-Pot French Onion Soup recipe is super easy and makes a fabulous meal anytime of the year.
Kielbasa Sausage with Peppers and Onions is very easy to prepare and makes a great weekday meal. Serve with your favorite sides and crusty bread.
Herb-Crusted Prime Rib is a fabulous main dish for just about any occasion and much easier than many think it is. Choose a good cut of meat, prepare it properly, roast it slowly and you too can enjoy this great meal at home.
This Roasted Garlic Chicken Artichoke Pizza recipe will make (2) 10 inch personal, no-sauce, yummy pizzas.
This Hawaiian Barbecue Pizza recipe features great tasting ham, sweet pineapple, tangy barbecue sauce and red onions. Easy to make and delicious!
This Flavor-Injected Baked Ham recipe is sweet with a little hint of spice. It is a great way to serve a delicious & juicy ham any time of the year.
This Garlic Shrimp with Angel Hair Pasta recipe is nutritious, delicious and easy to make. Just saute shrimp and veggies, toss with buttered pasta and serve with some of your favorite crusty bread on the side.
Cuban Mojo is very important when trying to get that Cuban flavor into your meat. I learned this recipe in my Abuela’s kitchen many years ago and it has pleased many, many palates along the way. Enjoy!
This Cajun Fried Shrimp recipe is Cajun cooking at its simplest. Serve them with some Red Beans & Rice along with an ice cold beer and you have a delicious meal.
English Muffin Pizzas are a great snack that are really quick and easy to make. Pick your favorites topping and build your very own cheesy personal pizzas.
French Bread Pizza has never been so easy or fun to make! Everyone can make their own pizzas by using their favorite toppings or you can cut pizzas into 3-4 slices, share and make a party out of it!
This West Tampa Cuban Sandwich recipe is the way that I have enjoyed most of the Cuban sandwiches I have eaten in West Tampa for over 40 years… You just can’t go wrong with this version of the popular sandwich.
The Original Cuban Sandwich is a variation of a ham and cheese originally created in cafes catering to Cuban cigar workers in the early Cuban immigrant communities of Florida: Key West, Ybor City and West Tampa.
The Miami-style Cuban Sandwich is a version of the Original Cuban Sandwich which does not contain Salami or Mustard, but is made pretty much the same and contains all other ingredients.
Homemade Kahlua can be used to make cocktails and as a topping or ingredient in several desserts, including ice cream, cakes, and cheesecakes. It can also be mixed with milk, cream, coffee, cocoa, and combinations of these.
Homemade Amaretto may be served neat (by itself) or on ice. It can also be added to other beverages to create several popular mixed drinks or to coffee in the morning. Amaretto also serves a variety of culinary uses as in desserts, meat dishes, pancake batter, whipped cream and more.
Roasted Garlic can be used in many ways… It can be added to soups, rice, beans, vegetables, mashed potatoes, salad dressings, dips, spreads, pastas or just spread on bread and enjoyed.