Pasteles de Yucca

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***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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Bacalao (Salted Cod Salad)

Bear with me while I write the post.  I am suffering from a lack of sleep after piping that I think where 1,500 petals last night on to some cupcakes, which I will be posting later.  Me very sleepy, fingers a little cramped. When I was a kid my grandmother would make this salad and… 

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Ensalada de Bacalao (Cod Fish Salad)

Last night I made one of my husband’s favorites and a traditional Puerto Rican dish.  It is called Ensalada de Bacalao, which translates to Cod Fish Salad.  Now you can’t use just any cod fish, it has to be the dried out, salt preserved cod fish, which I have only found at my local “bodeja”. Unfortunately… 

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