June 2012

Merengues de Limón (Lime Meringue Cookies)

6 comments June 30, 2012
Merengues de Limón (Lime Meringue Cookies)

Hola Everyone, A couple of weeks ago I had some leftover egg whites and I didn’t want to waste them, so I decided to make a lime version of meringue cookies. I absolutely love classic meringues and this lime version is very good and super simple to make. I hope you enjoy my Lime Meringue […]

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Grilled Steak with Cilantro, Scallion and Cumin Butter

13 comments June 28, 2012
Grilled Steak with Cilantro, Scallion and Cumin Butter

Hola Everyone, Don’t feel like cooking this summer? Keep some steaks on hand and you almost won’t have to! This Grilled Steak with Cilantro, Scallion and Cumin Butter makes a perfect recipe for a lazy summer meal. If you don’t eat steak, just use the cilantro, scallion and cumin butter on grilled corn, poultry or […]

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Salmón con Salsa de Alcaparras (Salmon with Capers Sauce)

12 comments June 26, 2012
Salmón con Salsa de Alcaparras (Salmon with Capers Sauce)

This Salmon with Capers Sauce is delicious and easy enough to make as a weeknight meal. If you’re not into salmon, just use your favorite fish. This delicious sauce would be fabulous on whatever you pour it, such as chicken, turkey, tofu or pork. I served the salmon on top of white rice with avocado […]

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Top Ten Summer Salads

7 comments June 25, 2012
Quinoa-salad-with-pineapple

Hola Everyone, Here are my ten favorite summer salad recipes from My Colombian Recipes to celebrate the summer and the warm weather it brings. Fresh, fast, easy, and light summer salads, perfect for picnic style parties. Enjoy the wonderful vegetables, herbs and fruits. Buen provecho!

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Quinoa salad with Avocado, Tomato and Cucumber

10 comments June 23, 2012
Quinoa salad with Avocado, Tomato and Cucumber

I love this Quinoa salad because it is light, fresh and easy to toss together, yet it’s so delicious that you can serve it at your next party or picnic with family and friends. I don’t add the cucumber until serving time, so they retain their crunch. Buen provecho! Ingredients:
(4-6 serving) Quinoa: 1 tablespoon olive […]

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How To Throw A Latin Backyard Fiesta

19 comments June 20, 2012
Latyn Party Plate

A backyard party with friends and family is one of my favorite things to do during the summer. It’s always a pleasure to spend a Saturday or Sunday afternoon with the people I love and good food. It’s also a great way to celebrate a special occasion like a baby shower, birthday party, anniversary and […]

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Huevos Pericos con Tocineta (Scrambled Eggs with Tomatoes, Scallions and Bacon)

6 comments June 19, 2012
Huevos Pericos con Tocineta (Scrambled Eggs with Tomatoes, Onion and Bacon)

Colombians love their breakfast, and each region of the country has their own variety of homemade dishes to start off the day. Times have changed though for many living the busy city life, as breakfast is often a store bought arepa with cheese or fresh tropical fruit, or cereal at home with a cup of […]

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