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Chicken, Lunch / Dinner, Recipes List

Elena’s Honey Teriyaki Garlic Drumsticks

When your favorite Japanese restaurant is closed due to an imposed statewide lock-down. What do you do? Make the food yourself! These chicken drumsticks that are so good you will forget any other drumstick recipe! Beautifully browned, richly flavored, juicy and fall-off-the-bone tender. These baked drumsticks are a hit every time. Delicious and so addictive! […]

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Lunch / Dinner, Main Course, Recipes List, Rice, Side Dishes

Rice and Red Beans Moro Recipe Dominican Style

Hello again my beauties! It was only a few days ago I presented you with a new sofrito member Dominican Sofrito – Sazón.  So today, I bring to you a healthy rice recipe most of you have been begging me to post on my facebook page… MORO. Mmm… Moro is the most common dish within […]

Lunch / Dinner, Lunch/Appetizers, Main Course, Recipes List, Salad's, Shrimp, Side Dishes

Coconut Mojito Grilled Shrimp w/ Coconut Rum Glaze & Baby Arugula, Shredded Coconut Mojito Salad

Hi Everyone!!! Last night I had a dream I was back home in Puerto Rico sipping Coconut Mojitos. ::sigh:: I WISH!!! I’ve been so busy lately, I haven’t had time for travel at all.  Well, at least I won’t let work stop me from eating as if I were on vacation! 😀 I had this […]

Authentic Old World Puerto Rican Sofrito, Recipes List, Sofrito's

Authentic Old World Puerto Rican Sofrito

What is Sofrito? First, you must understand that Puerto Rican food came from it mix of its Spaniard conquistadors, African slaves, and native Taíno roots. And while it’s quite similar to other Hispanic cuisines, Puerto Rican food still has unique flavors, aromas and blends. Sofrito is a blend of vegetables and Latin herbs used to […]

Ceviche de Camaron, Ceviche's, Recipes List, Salad's, Shrimp, Side Dishes

Ceviche de Camaron – Shrimp Ceviche

Ceviche… Just the word alone does things to me. Childhood memories take over my mind, my mouth starts to water, I can immediately taste and smell without the dish being in front of me.  The word Ceviche is just as sexy as the dish itself. Growing up, my mother would wake up early in the […]

Breakfast/Brunch Recipes, Eggs, Recipes List

Elena’s Eggs Au Gratin

I sat and thought long and hard about what would be my first recipe to share with you. Breakfast! or brunch? who cares! I came up with this recipe years ago and I’m very happy to share it with you here today.  On the weekends, in my busy home, weekends are for bonding and eating! […]