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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How to Season a Granite Mortar and Pestle + Guacamole

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

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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Peppery Strawberry and Burrata Crostini

Strawberry Black Pepper Crostini with Burrata and Radishes - TheNoshery.com

Let’s talk about combinations that sound weird, but are magical when combined. Unlike the time, I thought I would try and be a blonde. Meseidy and blonde hair does not equal magical, not even close. But, black pepper and strawberries that’s magic. Add a few other ingredients and magical becomes out of this world. First… 

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Sofrito Salsa & Tostones

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Many times the simplest pleasures in life can be the most rewarding and the same theory can be applied to food.  There have been many times in my creative impulses that a dish may require about 20 ingredients, 4 bowls, a small kitchen appliance, every gadget in my arsenal and hours of my time. Although these recipes are amazing… 

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Hot & Spicy BBQ Oven Smoked Ribs

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This post brought to you by Heinz Ketchup. All opinions are 100% mine. When I think of football I think of friends, fun and the grill.Unfortunately, practically the whole of the United States is freezing, which does not encourage spending time outside grilling. No, worries though, with a little oven smoking you to can have ribs… 

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