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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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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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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