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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Canoas de Platanos Maduros (Sweet Plantain Canoes)

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Guess what?  I had a canoe for dinner last night! This is when you say in your head, “What? She had a canoe for dinner last night?” and I say, “Why yes!  Yes I did!” It’s not the kind of canoe your thinking of.  You cannot sit in this canoe and float in the water…. 

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Mini Dinner Party – More Down Home Cooking

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  I had mentioned previously that we would be having some dinner guest over last night.  It all went very well and the food came out wonderful.  On the menu I had Arroz con Gandules (Rice and Piegion Peas), Pollo Asado (Roasted Chicken) and Amarillos (Sweet Plantains) for the main dish.  For dessert I made… 

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