Shrimp Scampi

Shrimp Scampi

  • Posted on 18th October 2009,
  • written by Cindy

A simple but elegant shrimp dish. Combine it with garlic bread and a salad for a delicious dinner.

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Picadillo – Spiced Ground Meat

Picadillo – Spiced Ground Meat

  • Posted on 18th October 2009,
  • written by Cindy

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.

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Marta’s Meatloaf

Marta’s Meatloaf

  • Posted on 18th October 2009,
  • written by Cindy

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!

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Lucky Corned Beef

Lucky Corned Beef

  • Posted on 18th October 2009,
  • written by Cindy

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.

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