Sofito and an Impromtu Chemical Peel

If you visit regularly or have been reading this blog for awhile you probably have seen the ingredient “sofrito” mentioned a few times in my Puerto Rican recipes.   This is a must have condiment to keep on hand for any Puerto Rican dish.  It is the entire island’s secret ingredient.  Don’t tell them I told you…. 

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Lazy Woman’s Dinner: Almost Carbonara

It’s a new work week, it’s stinking HOT and I am tired.  What do I make for dinner when I get home?   I wanted to make something effortless and quick, because I did not feel like hanging out in my poorly ventulated kitchen. Also I had been nursing the headache from H-E-double hockey sticks and… 

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Sausage and Red Pepper Strata

strata

Considering breakfast is my favorite meal of the day it is odd that I don’t really make it very often.  Especially during the week. I usually just pour myself some ceral and run out the door.   Last night I though that it would be nice to have a yummy special breakfast so I prepared… 

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Shrimp Scampi over Rice Tortitas

Shimp Scampi & Tortitas

  For my wedding I registered for a tapas cookbook.  If you are unfamiliar with what are tapas, they are Spanish appetizers and finger foods that are served in the bars and restaurants of Spain.  At  a tapas restaurant you will usually find a menu full of all kinds of delicious appetizers and finger foods… 

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