December 2012

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3 comments December 31, 2012

Thanks to those of you who have reported issues using our comment form, we apologize for the inconvenience! While the issues were intermittent and did not impact everyone, we have made some changes that should have resolved the problem, and will continue to work to improve your commenting experience. After all, Erica loves hearing from […]

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Huevos Fritos con Miel (Fried Eggs with Honey)

6 comments December 29, 2012
San andres Eggs w Honey

Huevos Fritos con Miel are a traditional dish from San Andrés Island in Colombia. San Andrés is located in the Caribbean Sea and is known, among other things, for the beautiful seven shades of its sea. This beautiful island is one of the most visited Colombian tourist destinations and one of my favorite places to […]

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Empanadas de Pollo (Chicken Turnovers)

15 comments December 27, 2012
Empanadas de Pollo (Chicken Turnovers)

There are many variations of empanadas in Colombia and Latin America, depending on the region, and even the family. My mom has a delicious chicken empanadas recipe, which I’ve slightly adapted to prepare this version. I love making empanadas because they are so versatile. You can fill them with most anything, even leftovers, such as […]

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Chocolate Bark and a Merry Christmas

5 comments December 24, 2012
Chocolate Bark and a Merry Christmas

Here’s an easy to prepare, last minute, homemade treat to give this Christmas. I made these Chocolate Barks to bring to my sister-in-law’s house last Christmas, but I didn’t have time to post the recipe, so here it is a year later! I love these barks. They are very easy to make, versatile, and they […]

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Arepa con Guacamole y Camarones (Arepa with Guacamole and Shrimp)

9 comments December 22, 2012
Arepa con camarones

It’s my sister’s Birthday today and I wish I could be with her to celebrate, but she’s in Colombia and I’m in the United States, which makes that rather challenging I want to share one of her favorite dishes with you today, Arepa con Guacamole y Camarones con Salsa Rosada. We used to eat this […]

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National Moment of Silence

2 comments December 21, 2012
national-moment-of-silence

 

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Chocoflan

24 comments December 19, 2012
Chocoflan

This blog has made so many things possible for me over the past 4 years. Besides the fact that I have become more experimental with my cooking, I am learning about photography, and improving my writing in English, which is my second language. I am also no longer afraid of complicated desserts! In that spirit, […]

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