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Monthly archive for May2014

Arroz con Calamares

Arroz con Calamares

Contributors Name: Viviana Conner Contributors Comments: Mami\’s Cookbook Ingredients: • 2 cups of white rice • 2 cans of calamari in their black ink • 1 large onion thinly chopped • 3 spoons of olive oil • ¼ to ½ cup of olives and capers…

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Marinated Seafood

Marinated Seafood

Contributors Name: Viviana Conner Contributors Comments: Mami\’s Cookbook Ingredients: • 1 lb. pre-cooked shrimps • 3 lbs. king crab • 1 can octopus in oil • 1 onion sliced • Laurel leaves (3-6) • 1 cup olive oil • 2 cups of vinegar • 1…

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Yuca al “Mojito”

Yuca al “Mojito”

Contributors Name: Viviana Conner Contributors Comments: Mami’s Cookbook Ingredients: • 1 bag of frozen yucas (about 10-12 pieces) • one whole big onion • ½ cup of olive oil • ½ cup of vinegar • ground pepper • 3-4 bay (laurel) leaves • 2 whole…

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Sweet Potatoes

Sweet Potatoes

Contributors Name: Viviana Conner Contributors Comments: Camacho’s Cookbook Ingredients: • 6 medium-size sweet potatoes • 4 tablespoons of brown sugar • Cinnamon sticks • Pineapple cut in pieces • Marshmallows Directions: -Peel sweet potatoes, & boil until they are very tender. -Add sugar to boiling…

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Empanadas de Cangrejo y Mango (Crab and Mango Empanadas)

Empanadas de Cangrejo y Mango (Crab and Mango Empanadas)

Contributors Name: Don Cummings Contributors Comments: A Fresh twist on Empanadas my family enjoys. Ingredients: 1/2 cup chopped peeled mango 1/4 cup frozen whole-kernel corn, thawed 1/4 cup chopped green onions 2 tablespoons fat-free mayonnaise 1 tablespoon chopped fresh cilantro 4 ounces lump crabmeat, drained…

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Banana Chocolate Chip Cookies

Banana Chocolate Chip Cookies

Contributors Name: Marisol Ramos-Cummings Contributors Comments: This is an easy recipe that easily comes together from pantry items when you have a few bananas going brown. My kids love to help make this. Ingredients: 1 cup granulated sugar 3/4 cup shortening 2 overripe bananas, mashed…

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Sangria Blanca

Sangria Blanca

Contributors Name: Marisol Ramos-Cummings Contributors Comments: Kick the Chardonay to the curb and uncork the Savingnon Blanc for a Summer Super Star Sangria your friends will LOVE!! Ingredients: 2 bottles dry white, such as sauvignon blanc 1/2 cup Spanish sherry 1/2 cup orange-flavored liqueur (recommended:…

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SOFRITO- a fragrant blend of herbs and spices used throughout the Caribbean, especially Puerto Rico, Cuba and the Dominican Republic. It’s used to season countless dishes of stews, beans, rice, and occasionally meat. In most cases, it is the foundation upon which the rest of the recipe is built.

SOFRITO- a fragrant blend of herbs and spices used throughout the Caribbean, especially Puerto Rico, Cuba and the Dominican Republic. It’s used to season countless dishes of stews, beans, rice, and occasionally meat. In most cases, it is the foundation upon which the rest of the recipe is built.

Contributors Name: Marisol Ramos-Cummings Contributors Comments: This is my basic Sofrito guide. I often tweek it with more or less garlic or ajices dulces and it works great everytime. The best part is that it freezes nicely in 1/2 cup portions in baggies. Ingredients: 2…

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Quinoa Salad A LA MARISOL

Quinoa Salad A LA MARISOL

Contributors Name: Marisol Ramos-Cummings Contributors Comments: Quinoa (pronounced \’keen-wa\’ is a whole grain (more acuratley a seed) that for thousands of years has been a staple food in the Andes Region of South America. This SUPER FOOD is widely available today. It is easy and…

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Pernil

Pernil

Contributors Name: Aida Casanova Contributors Comments:   Ingredients: Pork shoulder 1/2 t- Adobo 1 or 2 envelopes-Sazon 1/2 t-Minced Garlic 1/2 t-Powdered Onion 1/4 t-Pepper 1or 2 T Olive Oil Large plastic turkey bag (Reynolds brand) Directions: Mix all seasonings in a bowl to create…

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