May Madness Rundown

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I officially had the craziest busiest month of my entire life. Seriously absolute madness. Early into the month it occurred to me that I need to develop better scheduling skills.  Out of the 31 days in May I was home for approximately 12 of them and during most of those 12 day I was home I… 

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Coquito and Puerto Rican Christmas Spread

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Christmas is just a few days away and holiday parties are in full swing.  In fact I already have a few fabulous parties under my belt.  Christmas is a huge, huge deal back home in Puerto Rico and it lasts well past Christmas day.  Christmas starts the first day after Thanksgiving till January 6 which… 

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La Bombonera

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Before my life was consumed with moving and madness, I got to spend a wonderful vacation with my husband visiting family back home in Puerto Rico. Puerto Rico is a place that I insist everyone visit and it’s not only because I am from there and of course love it, it because it’s a wonderful… 

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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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