Sancocho (Puerto Rican Beef Stew)

Sancocho

It’s crazy cold outside right now. I never thought that when I moved to Texas the temperatures would dip below 25 degrees!   Cold weather like this calls for a warm hearty stew.  Something to warm the soul and fill the belly. Without a doubt my favorite stew is Sancocho, which translates as stew.   In… 

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Top 10 Posts of 2014

Top 10

  Today is the last day of 2014. *mind blown* Some days drag on and then suddenly it’s the last day of 2014. Tomorrow we will wake up to a new year. The new year normally does two things. It will compel you to do better or be better. Which, ultimately makes you look back on… 

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Get the Party Started Appetizers

new year's eve appetizers

The end of the year approaches. January 1st is when many of us write out a list of resolutions of things we want to do better or how we want to look better. But, before the list writing begins 2014 deserves a proper send off. Today I collected some of my favorite appetizers to help… 

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Cheddar Cheese Crackers with Apple and Rosemary

Cheddar, Apple & Rosemary Crackers - TheNoshery.com

Christmas has come and gone and it’s time to trade that Santa hat for a PAR-TAY hat and some noise makers.   I am talking New Year’s Eve! New Year’s Eve parties are all about small bites, nibbles, cocktails and bubbly. It’s also about unknowingly doing your best “Elaine dance” and praying that everyones phone suddenly… 

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Arroz con Gandules (Rice and Pigeon Peas)

Arroz con Gandules (Rice & Pigeon Peas) | TheNoshery.com - @thenoshery

We arrived in Florida on Friday night to spend Christmas with OB’s family.  While having lunch, there was mention that there may not be arroz con gandules for Christmas Eve dinner. A resounding exclamation of “WHAT!” came out of OB’s and my mouth. This cannot be permitted! You must understand that Christmas isn’t Christmas without arroz… 

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12 Days of Christmas Giveaways! | The Flavor Bible

giveaway portrait

It’s the last of the 12 Days of Christmas Giveaways! Sad…. But, I saved my very, very favorite for last! How many wonderful things can I say about this book! I allow myself five cookbooks at a time to keep in my tiny house but, this one is permanent. It is the book that I got to for inspiration,… 

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Roasted Pernil (Puerto Rican Roast Pork)

Pernil (Puerto Rican Roasted Pork Shoulder)

There are rankings when it comes to proteins in Puerto Rico and in Puerto Rico pork is king, followed by chicken, beef and rabbit is tossed in there somewhere. But, there is no doubt that pork is the most loved.  In fact there is a whole area in the mountains of Cayey called Guavate where… 

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