Watercress & Tomato Salad is dish that my grandmother used to always serve us when we were kids. She called it “Berro” in Spanish, said that it was good for us & to eat it all. It IS an extremely healthy popular green salad that drizzled with some extra virgin olive oil & vinegar is delicious!
Blackened Ribeye is made by using the Blackening cooking technique. Take a good sized Ribeye, dip it in melted butter, dredge it in a mixture of herbs and spices and then cook it in a very hot cast-iron skillet. Serve it with your favorite sides and enjoy!
Blackened Prime Rib is made by using the Blackening cooking technique. Slice a generous serving of previously roasted Prime Rib, dip it in melted butter, dredge it in a mixture of herbs and spices and then cook it in a very hot cast-iron skillet.
Blackened Seasoning is used when using the Blackening cooking technique when preparing fish and other foods. Often associated with Cajun cuisine and a technique that was popularized by chef Paul Prudhomme.
Lemon Drop has to be my all-time favorite shot. Sweet, sour, strong, fun to drink and finger licking good! Make a couple and enjoy with a friend!!
Banana Milkshake (Batido de Plátano) was a very popular drink in my home as a kid. Quick and easy to make, it was an great way for my family to get me to drink a healthy treat.
Pan con Bistec (Cuban Palomilla Steak Sandwich) is by far one of my favorite sandwiches. Thinly sliced steak that is tenderized, marinated, fried in olive oil and then topped with sauteed onions and pressed to a buttery golden brown. Just thinking about it makes my mouth water!
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.
Garlic Parmesan Chicken Wings are a great alternative, especially for those people that do not like spicy food. Try them once and you will fall in love!
These Sweet & Spicy Soy Sauce Chicken Wings are an old time favorite. Sweet, salty, spicy, delicious and very easy to prepare! They are a must make for your next party!!
Hoisin Chicken Wings make a deliciously sweet, salty, spicy, finger lickin’ good, Asian-styled appetizer that you can serve at your next party. They go great with a side of Blue Cheese or some extra dipping sauce.
Roasted Spinach & Prosciutto Turkey Roulade is a great alternative to cooking a whole turkey at Thanksgiving or for your special event.
This Mojo Prime Rib recipe is a Cuban twist on the traditional ways of cooking this fabulous dish. Choose a good cut of meat, slather it in Mojo, roast it slowly and enjoy.
This Easy Homemade Hummus recipe can be made in less than 15 minutes, tastes delicious and is very nutritious.
Very similar to our previous recipe… Croquetas de Pollo (Chicken Croquettes) are a very popular Cuban snack that we usually make with some of the leftover chicken after a family dinner.
Croquetas de Jamon (Ham Croquettes) are a very popular Cuban snack that we usually make with some of the leftover ham after a family dinner. You can also enjoy them as a meal by pairing them with some hearty soup or rice and beans.
This Creole Mustard Aïoli recipe is delicious, can be made very quickly and is great as a dipping sauce or dressing for your favorite sandwiches or burgers.
Cuban Caldo Gallego Soup is delicious and healthy… Serve it with some Cuban bread and enjoy!
These Crispy Potato Skins are very easy to prepare and make an excellent appetizer. Crispy skins with gooey cheese, topped with bacon, sour cream and green onions… Prep the potatoes in advance and you can enjoy them any day of the week.
This Cuban Bacon Egg Sandwich is a great way to start your day. Couple it with some Cafe con Leche and you will be in heaven!