Pastelón (Sweet Plantain “Lasagna”)

Pastelon | Layers of ripe sweet plantains, savory meat filling and cheese. | TheNoshery.com - @thenoshery

There are a lot of dishes that make me think of home, but, there is not doubt that my favorite is Pastelón. It’s one of those dishes that I don’t get to enjoy often so when I do its a real treat. If you’re not familiar with pastelón, your life is incomplete. It’s basically a lasagna but,… 

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Lemon Chicken and Dumplings

Lemon Chicken and Dumpling Soup | Light lemony broth with tender chicken and herb dumplings. | TheNoshery.com - @thenoshery

The first time I ever had chicken and dumplings I as probably about 11 years old. We were living in Georgia and a friend’s mom had made a big o’ pot of chicken and dumplings. I’ll be honest…I looked at this bowl suspiciously. It was nothing I had ever tried or found remotely familiar. My 11… 

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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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