Pastelillos de Carne

Pastelillos de Carne (Puerto Rican Meat Turnovers)

You may be looking at these little treats and think, “OH! Empanadas!” but they are not empanadas they are pastelillos (pas-te-lee-joes). Take that confused look off your face and allow me to explain. In Puerto Rico what you may call empanadas we call empanadillas, because empanadas normally references something that is breaded and fried, think… 

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Back to School Fruit Cocktail - TheNoshery.com

Getting Ready for Back to School

It’s that time of year again. Summer is coming to a close, and a lot of you are getting ready to go back to school. I was one of those dorky kids that loved to go back-to-school shopping with my Mom. It meant new clothes, shoes, backpack, haircut, school supplies (Lisa Frank anyone?) and snacks!… 

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Roasted Red Pepper & Olive Fougasse - TheNoshery.com

Roasted Red Pepper & Olive Fougasse

*Links are Amazon Affiliate links and I receive a small commission if purchased through link.  The other day I went for a run on a hiking trail. While I was blissfully jogging on the trail listening to my audio book a rock suddenly popped up. I gracefully stumbled, fell on my knee, landed on my right shoulder and slid down… 

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Risotto Criollo (Ripe Plantains and Steak)

When I was visiting my parents in Puerto Rico back in May they took me to this a restaurant that made a risotto with sweet plantains and steak. It was amazing and I vowed to try and recreate it when I got back home. It took me a little while, but I finally got around… 

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Cherry and Almond Buttermilk Coffee Cake - TheNoshery.com

Cherry Almond Buttermilk Coffee Cake

This post is sponsored by Pompeian. All opinions remain my own.  I know, you’re probably thinking cherries again?  What can I say? I go through phases sometimes when it comes to food or ingredients.  I didn’t even realize that this was my third cherry recipe in a row until just now. I promise not more… 

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Cherry & Fig Roasted Steak

Grilled Skirt Steak with Roasted Cherries & Figs

Sweet and tart roasted summer fruits over marinaded and grilled skirt steak, topped with crispy onions. When you think of Summer dishes you think them made up of brightly colored fruits and vegetables come, but Summer also has some rich dark fruits like cherries and figs. August is the month when the seasons of these two fruits overlap. I know!… 

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Blueberry Ginger Jam

Blueberry Ginger Jam

I got my hands on a crap-ton of blueberries. What does one do with a crap-ton of blueberries? Jam of course!  Full disclosure I have never jammed before, with fruit or musical instruments for that matter. And, trust me you wouldn’t want me to jam with a musical instrument it’s better that I stick with fruit… 

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How to season a grant mortar and pestle & guacamole - TheNoshery.com

How to Season a Granite Mortar and Pestle + Guacamole

For years, I have skimmed food magazines and coveted pictures with beautifully seasoned granite mortar and pestles. I just love how rustic they look and how you can see a story in them through their seasoning and wear. Stone grinding has been around for thousands of years making the granite mortar and pestle one of… 

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Goat Cheese Cheesecake - TheNoshery.com

Goat Cheese Cheesecake with Pistachio Crust and Cherry Sauce

I’m going to keep this simple. This is cheesecake, cheesecake with goat cheese and goat cheese in cheesecake is good. I know some of you are probably thinking goat cheese in cheesecake is weird but I promise you it’s muy bueno. Goat cheese and pistachios is also muy bueno so, I made goat cheese cheesecake… 

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Fancy BLT with Balsamic Mayo

When I was a kid, my father played in a bowling league and every once in awhile I would tag along. I wasn’t really interested in bowling, what I was after was the crinkle cut french fries and toasted BLT. To this day I still associate crinkle cut fries or what I call bowling alley… 

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20 Ice Cream Recipes for Summer

In case you don’t know July is National Ice Cream Month and to celebrate this special month I have collected 20 of my favorite ice cream recipes. I got them all, fancy, simple, classic and all of them delicious. I mean who doesn’t love ice cream!? Is cool, sweet, refreshing and many times attached to childhood memories. I… 

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