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Arroz con Gandules (Rice and Pigeon Peas)

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! | Cafe Crema Coffee

It’s day 6 of the 12 Day of Christmas Flash Giveaways! Today I got a real winner for you! Especially for anyone who is a coffee lover. This is my favorite coffee hands down. It’s how I start my day every morning and how I experience a little piece of home everyday here in Texas…. 

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Mantecaditos de Guava | TheNoshery.com - @thenoshery #fbcookieswap

Mantecaditos con Guayaba (Shortbread Almond Cookies with Guava)

Today the internet will be flooded with cookies. Glorious cookies! Every every year the Great Food Blogger Cookie Swap begins and food bloggers from across the world exchange cookies through the mail and post them on their blogs to share with the world. All proceeds raised during the cookie swap go towards Cookies for Kids Cancer…. 

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Pasteles de Yucca

***This post was originally published December 2011. But, since it’s Christmas time and I though it was time to republish! Enjoy some pasteles this Christmas!   It’s Christmas time and Christmas for Puerto Ricans means it’s time for pasteles! If you know what pasteles are you are dancing in your seat.  If you don’t know,… 

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12 Days of Christmas Giveaways! | Two Nordic Ware Half Sheet Pans

We have reached day 5 of the 12 Days of Christmas Flash Giveaways! Today I am giving away one of the life bloods of a well stocked kitchen. Half sheet pans! These are a must have in any kitchen. You can roast vegetables with them, bake cookies, make sheet cake and so much more! I… 

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12 Days of Christmas Giveaways! | Benriner Japanese Mandoline

Day 4 of Christmas flash giveaway! Ok, I know this doesn’t look like much but, this is a great mandoline! Yes, there are mandolines at there for $60, $70 or more but, this little mandoline kicks their tails! I love it because it’s compact and versatile. It can fit in my kitchen draw or in… 

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12 Days of Christmas Giveaways! | Stainless Steel Measuring Cups and Spoons Sets

Day 3 of Christmas flash giveaways! Are you having fun yet? I am!! Today I got my favorite measuring cups and spoons! There is nothing better then stainless steel measuring cups and spoons. They are durable, easy to clean, don’t stain or hold odor and most important the measurements never rub off! I hated it… 

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Gift Guide for the Gourmet Cook | TheNoshery.com - @TheNoshery

Gourmet Cook Gift Guide

Christmas is coming! Christmas is coming! But, don’t panic because I have some ideas for the kitchen dweller in your life. Do you live with someone or know someone that LOVES, LOVES, LOVES to cook? Well I have a few ideas for you or a few ideas for you to add to your wish list…. 

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12 Days of Christmas Giveaways! | Microplane

Day 2 of Christmas flash giveaways! The mighty Microplane! I carry one of these in my knife kit and I have one in my kitchen. Just to be sure that I am never without my Microplane. Why do I love it so much? Because it makes the finest grate with ease! Perfect for zesting citrus,… 

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Spanish Hot Chocolate and Coconut Churros

Spanish Hot Chocolate with Coconut Churros

Many moons ago when I had cable I was watching some show on the Cooking Channel about living in Spain.  I was immediately glued to the television.  I love anything Spain! My biggest dream is to go back and visit Spain or what I affectionately call “The Mother Land”. I remember the show! From Spain… 

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12 Days of Christmas Flash Giveaway! | Get It Right Ultimate Spatulas

Welcome to the first 12 Days of Christmas Flash Giveaway! Because you are all so awesome for reading my loony posts and making my recipes I wanted to do something for you! Over the next twelve days I will be doing little giveaways of some of my favorite things. All of these are things that… 

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