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.
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!
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.
Cuban Caldo Gallego Soup is delicious and healthy… Serve it with some Cuban bread and enjoy!
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.
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”.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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 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.
Feta Fries are great as an appetizer or as a side dish for your favorite Bifteki (Greek Hamburger).
Picadillo Empanadas are a very common Cuban dish that can be found at any meal, but they usually eaten during lunch or as a snack.
This Cuban-style Picadillo recipe is a traditional Cuban dish featuring ground beef, raisins, capers, and olives simmered in tomato sauce and wine. Delicioso!