Recipes

Cheesy Chicken Enchilada Bake

Cheesy Chicken Enchilada Bake

A creamy filling of chicken, sour cream, and cheese gets rolled up in tortillas and baked until bubbly - these enchiladas couldn't be any more delicious.
Colombian Style Ceviche

Colombian Style Ceviche

Known in Spanish as Ceviche de Camarones, this shrimp dish is very popular on the Atlantic and Pacific coasts of Colombia as well as in Ecuador.
Arepas

Arepas

This is my version of a Colombian classic, which I enhance with milk and sour cream. The outside fries up crisp and golden, while the cheesy middle stays wonderfully moist.
Rosemary Pork Tenderloin

Rosemary Pork Tenderloin

Pair tender pork slices with boiled red potatoes and a fragrant white wine sauce, flavored with rosemary and cranberry chutney.
Supremes de Volaille a Brun

Supremes de Volaille a Brun

Chicken breasts are lightly dusted with flour and are sauteed in clarified butter. Clarified butter may be heated to a higher temperature before burning.
New Year’s Eve Appetizers

New Year’s Eve Appetizers

To ring in the New Year, I spend the better part of the wait before midnight making up batches of little "munchies," which we nibble on while playing Super Scrabble and watching Dick Clark's Rocking New Year's Eve.
Shrimp Scampi

Shrimp Scampi

A simple but elegant shrimp dish. Combine it with garlic bread and a salad for a delicious dinner.
Picadillo – Spiced Ground Meat

Picadillo – Spiced Ground Meat

Picadillo is a traditional dish in many Latin American countries; it's made with ground meat, tomatoes, and regional ingredients. The Puerto Rican and Cuban versions include olives and on occasion capers, and is usually served with black beans and rice.
Marta’s Meatloaf

Marta’s Meatloaf

Pulpetta, or Cuban Meatloaf - It is fried on the stovetop until well browned or a golden crust forms, then simmered in a delicious creole sauce. A hard boiled egg in the center adds a special look!
Lucky Corned Beef

Lucky Corned Beef

I like to cook a lovely corned beef on Saint Patrick's Day - to celebrate my Irish heritage (on my Momma's side). We generally do the traditional New England Boiled dinner with carrots, potatoes and cabbage; a nice loaf of rye bread and butter on the side.
Lechón Asado – Seasoned Roast Pork

Lechón Asado – Seasoned Roast Pork

A special treat for holiday gatherings – Lechón is a traditional Spanish dish that is popular in Cuba, Puerto Rico, the Phillipines, and throughout South America. The meat is seasoned, marinated, and then slow roasted in the oven until it is fork tender. A dish for special occasions, meant to feed a crowd.
Braised Cabbage

Braised Cabbage

Cabbage and onions are sauteed in bacon grease, and served with a splash of vinegar, for a tangy, hearty dish that will surprise you.
Baked Ziti

Baked Ziti

Baked to a bubbly, golden brown, this ziti casserole is the perfect answer to the weeknight dinner challenge. So cheesy delicious, the whole family will love it!
Andouille and Red Beans with Rice

Andouille and Red Beans with Rice

With a generous hint of spice and smoke, andouille sausage has long been a favorite ingredient in Cajun cooking. It adds depth of flavor to this simple bean dish. While the beans and rice simmer, prepare and bake a corn bread mix for a quick and easy side.
BBQ Ribs Tonight!

BBQ Ribs Tonight!

A nice summer meal - BBQ ribs, corn on the cob and red skinned potato salad.