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.
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.
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 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!
This Classic Tuna Egg Sandwich recipe is by far my favorite version of the popular sandwich. It is simple, quick to make and delicious!
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.
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.
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.
This Buffalo Shrimp recipe was inspired by all those Hooters Buffalo Shrimp I have eaten. Serve with Blue Cheese & Celery on the side and you have a delicious appetizer.
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”.
This Rich and Meaty Chili recipe is for anyone who loves Wendy’s Chili as much as I do. Very easy to make and tastes just like the real thing.
Frijoles Colorados (Cuban Red Beans) are usually served over white rice and can be eaten with just about any meat, chicken or seafood. They also freeze very well so you can make a big pot and even enjoy them as a weekday meal.
This Sliced Tomato Salad celebrates the tomato and all of it’s deliciousness. Makes a wonderful starter or side to any meal.
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.
Pollo Asado (Mojo Baked Chicken) is great with mashed potatoes and corn, but you can also serve it with the more conventional sides – white or yellow rice. Easy to make and can definitely be a great weekday meal.