Pastelillos de Carne (Puerto Rican Meat Turnovers)

Pastelillos de Carne

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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Friday Faves and Ramblings

Friday Fave

I had some great recipes that I wanted to post this week. But thanks to a massive muscle spasm I have been in a drug induced stupor for the last few days. It seems that I’ve been having some issues with my limbs lately. First, there is the fall I had last week that left… 

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Playing with Floor Plans


This past weekend was our first weekend of getting reading for our crazy adventure. We dropped Bonnie (the camper) off for repairs and went though all the closets, including our clothes and shoes. It’s a good thing that I happen to be someone that loves to get rid of stuff. In fact, I can get… 

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Grilled Skirt Steak with Roasted Cherries & Figs

Cherry & Fig Roasted Steak

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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Small House Dreaming

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If you read The Noshery regularly, you may have noticed a new link in the menu called “dream small project” and wondered what it meant. You may have even clicked on it only to end up finding a single post of the camper we redid late last year and no explanation about the dream small… 

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