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.
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!
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!
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!
Clarified butter is milk fat rendered from butter to separate the milk solids and water from the butterfat. Typically, it is produced by melting butter and allowing the components to separate by density.
Drawn butter is melted butter, often served as a sauce for steamed seafood. Some cooks restrict the term to clarified butter, but clarified butter is different and uses a process where the milk solids that make drawn butter so tasty are skimmed from clarified butter.
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.
This Crock-Pot French Onion Soup recipe is super easy and makes a fabulous meal anytime of the year.
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.
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.
This Snow Crab and Shrimp Boil recipe couldn’t be easier or more festive. Sweet, spicy one-pot dish that can be made year round.
Making a good Pan con Bistec Empanizado (Breaded Steak Sandwich) is really easy if you pick a good cut of meat, tenderize it, marinate it, bread it with good ingredients and lightly fry them with care. Serve it on some fresh Cuban Bread, with fried onions and Mayo and you will be in heaven. YUM!!
This Chicken Pasta a la Greco (Greek Chicken Pasta) recipe is a perfect example of how you can cook a yummy dish based on the memories of a great dish you had long ago. The creamy, lemony flavor balances well with the chicken, veggies and pasta, while still remaining on the lighter side.
I have been eating this Sweet Pea Omelette dish since I was little. Peas add a little sweetness, hot sauce adds a little spice… Truly delicious!